Brian Grazer

Biography

BRIAN GRAZER (Producer) is an Academy Award®-winning producer who has been making movies and television programs for more than two decades. As both a writer and producer, he has been nominated for three Academy Awards®, and in 2002 he won the Best Picture Oscar® for A Beautiful Mind. In addition to winning three other Academy Awards®, A Beautiful Mind also won four Golden

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Brian Grazer Engaged

30th April 2014 -

 News

Hollywood producer Brian Grazer is planning to wed again after proposing to his businesswoman girlfriend Veronica Smiley over the weekend (26-27Apr14).The movie mogul popped the question on Saturday (26Apr14) in Santa Monica, California, but the...

P. Diddy to become movie star

30th October 2013 -

 News

P. Diddy wants to become a movie star.The rapper has set his sights on a Hollywood career and is planning to produce and star in a remake of cult 1990 gangster movie, 'King of New...

Rush

12th September 2013 -

 Movie Review

Exhilarating racing action punctuates this true story, which sharply traces the rivalry between two Formula One champs. It's superbly well-shot and edited, with engaging performances from the entire cast. And with only one moment of...

The Lone Ranger Bombs At Cinemas, But How Does It Compare To The Worst Box Office Bombs?

9th July 2013 -

 News

Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp back together in another swashbuckling adventure, what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately for Disney, a lot did go wrong with The Lone Ranger; no one was interested in a big...

Brian Grazer Files Papers Asking For More Visitation Rights With Sons

20th May 2013 -

 News

Producer Brian Grazer has filed new legal documents asking a U.S. judge to boost his visitation rights with the two children he shares with his ex-wife.The A Beautiful Mind producer is seeking an amendment to...

Brian Grazer Working On Pele Biopic

9th May 2013 -

 News

Director Brian Grazer is bringing the early life of Brazilian soccer legend Pele to the big screen in a new biopic.The A Beautiful Mind filmmaker will produce the coming-of-age movie through his Imagine Entertainment company,...

Brian Grazer To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

26th April 2013 -

 News

A Beautiful Mind director Brian Grazer will be honoured in Hollywood in June (13) for his impressive body of work.The Oscar winner will receive the 2013 lifetime achievement award at the annual PromaxBd conference....

Fascinating Fact: 3307975

2nd October 2012 -

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Apollo 13 producer Brian Grazer is set to release a book about his 27-year quest to meet someone new each week. The novel, tentatively titled Curiosities, will be released through publishing house Simon & Schuster...

Filming On 24 Movie Postponed Until 2013

15th March 2012 -

 News

The big-screen adaptation of '24' has been postponed. Kiefer Sutherland had previously insisted the movie version of the TV series - in which he plays government agent Jack Bauer - would begin shooting this year...

Warner Bros To Acquire Bardem's The Dark Tower?

13th March 2012 -

 News

Warner Bros. are close to a deal to make 'The Dark Tower' starring Javier Bardem. The future of the project which tells the story of Roland Deschain (Bardem), the last surviving member of an order...

Grazer Insisted On Pre-oscars Meeting With Cohen

27th February 2012 -

 News

Oscars producer Brian Grazer insisted on a meeting with funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen minutes before the start of the big show on Sunday night (26Feb12) to make sure The Dictator wouldn't be making a surprise...

Halle Berry Cancels Oscars Appearance

27th February 2012 -

 News

Halle Berry has pulled out of the Oscars due to a broken foot.The 'New Year's Eve' star was set to present alongside actor Tom Hanks at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood later today...

Halle Berry Cancels Oscars Appearance

27th February 2012 -

 News

Halle Berry has pulled out of the Oscars due to a broken foot.The 'New Year's Eve' star was set to present alongside actor Tom Hanks at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood later today...

The Things They Say 24462

26th February 2012 -

 News

"We're going to of course recognise Whitney. She did a very important film and... we're going to dedicate a moment to Whitney." Oscars producer Brian Grazer confirms the late Whitney Houston will be remembered at...

J. Edgar

20th January 2012 -

 Movie Review

Exquisitely designed and directed, with finely tuned performances that shine even through some heavy make-up, this true story never quite succeeds in conveying its central relationship. Sure, repression is the point, but passion would have...

Brian Grazer Jaywalks To His Car

16th January 2012 -

 Footage

Producer Brian Grazer (24; Arrested Development; Friends With Benefits) leaves a medical building in Beverly Hills. The photographers accidentally call him Jimmy; Brian jokes that they were confusing him with someone else. He then quips...

Brian Grazer Splits From Fiancee - Report

1st December 2011 -

 News

Hollywood producer Brian Grazer has split from his concert pianist fiancee, according to a U.S. report.Grazer, who recently replaced pal Brett Ratner as the producer of next year's (12) Academy Awards, proposed to Chau-Giang Thi...

In Wake Of Oscars Havoc, Industry Offered Help, Says Sherak

11th November 2011 -

 News

Motion picture academy president Tom Sherak maintains that the turbulence of the past week, which saw both the co-producer and host of next year's Oscar telecast resign, will have no effect on the production of...

Billy Crystal To Host Oscars 2012

10th November 2011 -

 News

Billy Crystal has replaced Eddie Murphy as host of the Oscars 2012. The comedian and actor – who has previously hosted the ceremony eight times – is returning to front the show for the first...

Brian Grazer To Produce The Oscars

10th November 2011 -

 News

Brian Grazer will produce next year's Oscars.The Hollywood filmmaker - who won a Best Picture Academy Award in 2002 for 'A Beautiful Mind' - has been drafted in to oversee the prestigious event after original...

Brian Grazer To Replace Brett Ratner As Oscars Producer

10th November 2011 -

 News

Movie mogul Brian Grazer is to replace Brett Ratner as the co-producer of the 84th annual Oscars.Ratner resigned on Tuesday (08Nov11) over a homophobic slur he used during a movie question-and-answer session with fans on...

Tower Heist

3rd November 2011 -

 Movie Review

With a high concept and a lazy script, there isn't much to this caper comedy at all. But it does have a few solid laughs scattered here and there, mostly in random one-liners that make...

Restless

20th October 2011 -

 Movie Review

Van Sant returns to his earthy-airy style for this story of a young man coming to terms with the concept of mortality. It's effortlessly honest, with edgy humour balancing the dark themes. Although it's also...

Cowboys & Aliens

18th August 2011 -

 Movie Review

With such a blatant B-movie title, this well-made film really should be more fun to watch. Actually, this is an entertaining Western that sticks very close to the genre and only incidentally features bad guys...

Chris Hemsworth To Play F1 Driver James Hunt?

12th July 2011 -

 News

Chris Hemsworth will play British Formula One driver James Hunt in his next movie.The 'Thor' actor is in talks to play 1970s racing driver James in 'Rush', which will document the story of his rivalry...

Hugh Hefner: James Bond Is Playboy Inspired

16th May 2011 -

 News

Hugh Hefner claims Bond girls are based on Playboy bunnies. The 85-year-old magazine mogul thinks James Bond author Ian Curtis was inspired by his Playboy publication and claims he can see the similarities between the...

Fascinating Fact 11298

19th April 2011 -

 News

Hollywood producer Brian Grazer, the brains behind Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code and TV show 24, is engaged to marry his longtime girlfriend, Vietnamese concert pianist Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen.

Javier Bardem Close To Dark Tower Deal

7th April 2011 -

 News

Javier Bardem is finalising a deal to appear in 'The Dark Tower'.The 'No Country For Old Men' actor is reportedly close to signing with Universal Pictures to portray Roland Deschain in the Stephen King adaptation,...

Naomi Watts Joins J. Edgar

26th January 2011 -

 News

Naomi Watts is to star in Clint Eastwood's biopic 'J. Edgar'.The Australian actress will star as the FBI director John Edgar Hoover's secretary of 54 years Helen Gandy, who after his death destroyed his personal...

The Dilemma

20th January 2011 -

 Movie Review

A lack of focus leaves this film neither funny enough to be a comedy nor astute enough to be a drama. Although it's clearly trying to be both, there's nothing about the story or characters...

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