Tag Archives: Jerry Weintraub

Jerry Weintraub – Goodbye Good Friend

“If there’s one piece of advice I can give to young people… it’s this: persist, push, hang on, keep going, never give up. When the man say no, pretend you can’t hear him. Look confused, stammer, say, “Huh?” Persistence-it’s a cliché, but it happens to work. The person who makes it[...]

The Hollywood Film Awards gala ceremony lit up the night with a star-studded turnout at its 17th anniversary show on Monday night at the Beverly Hilton

The race is on. The Hollywood Film Awards gala ceremony lit up the night with a star-studded turnout at its 17th anniversary show on Monday night at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills. The A-list event attracted Hollywood’s elite to honor excellence in the art of filmmaking, as well[...]

Hollywood Film Awards Honors Jerry Weintraub with the “Hollywood Legend Award”

The 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards announced today that it will be honoring Jerry Weintraub, the prolific and celebrated producer behind the Ocean’s Eleven and Karate Kid film series, among others, with the inaugural “Hollywood Legend Award,” a special award of merit bestowed to an individual that has made outstanding[...]

Hollywood icon Jerry Weintraub talks Elvis, Sinatra, Clooney and more

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: He toured with Elvis Presley when the singer was in his prime. He collaborated with Frank Sinatra when the legend came out of retirement. As a movie producer, he moved three different “Ocean’s” movies, and shook hands with “God.” But nowadays, all mega-producer Jerry Weintraub, 73, needs[...]

Jerry Weintraub Doc: Matt Damon’s and George Clooney’s imitations

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Lately, George and Barbara Bush are everywhere. But they’re also in Doug McGrath‘s wonderful HBO documentary about Hollywood mogul, mover and shaker Jerry Weintraub. An A list crowd came to the Time Warner Center screening room last night to watch the film, called “His Way,” based[...]

New Line to bring Speedy Gonzales to the big screen

BY STAFF New Line is going to be bringing the hit cartoon Speedy Gonzales to the big screen. The movie will be written by “Garfield” scribes Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen to turn the 2D character into a live-action/CG hybrid feature. George Lopez is set to play the voice of Speedy.[...]