Untitled Richard D. Zanuck Documentary – Premiering September 2012 This inspiring portrait of a cinema icon will examine the different facets of prolific producer Richard D. Zanuck, whose credits include Steven Spielberg’s Jaws (1975), Sidney Lumet’s The Verdict (1982), Ron Howard’s Cocoon (1985) and Bruce Beresford’s Oscar®-winning Best Picture Driving Miss Daisy (1989), as well as Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes (2001), Big Fish (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and the upcoming Dark Shadows (2012). The documentary will explore Zanuck’s life and career, from his family legacy to his successes and challenges. Interviews include Zanuck himself, family members and such Hollywood notables as Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Ron Howard, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sherry Lansing, Lawrence Gordon, Morgan Freeman, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, William Friedkin, Alfred Uhry, Tom Rothman and Cart Gottlieb, to name a few. This feature-length documentary special, written, produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker Laurent Bouzereau (TCM’s A Night at the Movies documentaries) is a co-production of TCM and Amblin Television.
This project has been added to the projects page as well as the sidebar. Thanks to TCM.Com for the information.
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