Tag Archives: 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[...]

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[...]

Matt Damon, Michael Douglas cast in Soderbergh’s Liberace biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Steven Soderbergh’s long-rumored Liberace project finally is moving forward with Michael Douglas in the lead role as the legendary pianist and showman. “Behind the Candelabra” will be filmed for HBO Films by Soderbergh from a screenplay by Richard LaGravenese, THR reports. And in the key role of[...]

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[...]