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'The Lone Ranger' riding in economy class

'The Lone Ranger' riding in economy class

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer says he never had any doubt that Disney would resume production on Johnny Depp's "The Lone Ranger."
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'Lone Ranger' set for 2013 release

'Lone Ranger' set for 2013 release

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Disney says it plans to release its American western film "The Lone Ranger" in 2013, after apparently solving budget problems that had shut the production down.
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Producers guild to honor Spielberg

Producers guild to honor Spielberg

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America says it plans to honor producer, director and writer Steven Spielberg with its 2012 David O. Selznick Achievement Award.

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'Pirates' earns $1B at box office

'Pirates' earns $1B at box office

LOS ANGELES, July 5 (UPI) -- The fourth installment of Hollywood's "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise has earned more than $1 billion at the international box office, Disney said.
Stars line up to be Britannia presenters

Stars line up to be Britannia presenters

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Cillian Murphy, Kevin Spacey and Olivia Wilde are to be presenters at the Britannia Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said Tuesday.
'Top Gun' sequel in the works

'Top Gun' sequel in the works

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Paramount Pictures is working on a sequel to the 1986 aviation action flick "Top Gun," New York magazine reported.
NBC orders Bruckheimer's 'Chase' drama

NBC orders Bruckheimer's 'Chase' drama

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- NBC says it has picked up "Chase," its fifth scripted series pilot for the 2010-11 U.S. television season.
'Miami Medical' to debut next month

'Miami Medical' to debut next month

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. network CBS says its new hospital drama "Miami Medical," starring Jeremy Northam and Mike Vogel, will premiere next month.
'Rockford Files' remake in the works

'Rockford Files' remake in the works

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- NBC has announced plans to remake the 1970s U.S. private detective series "The Rockford Files" and the contemporary British police drama "Prime Suspect."
Northam heads up 'Miami Medical' cast

Northam heads up 'Miami Medical' cast

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- British actor Jeremy Northam is to head up the cast of Jerry Bruckheimer's new hospital drama "Miami Medical," CBS said Thursday.
Columbia developing 3rd 'Bad Boys' flick

Columbia developing 3rd 'Bad Boys' flick

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Novelist Peter Craig has been hired to write a third installment in the "Bad Boys' action-comedy film franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Cage digs 'G-Force' mole role

Cage digs 'G-Force' mole role

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood film star Nicolas Cage says he was adamant he would not play the part of a guinea pig in the new big-screen adventure, "G-Force."
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Jerry Bruckheimer
Producer-director Jerry Bruckheimer arrives for the premiere of his new film "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" held at New York's Ziegfeld Theater on December 13, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Jerome Leon "Jerry" Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1945) is an American film and television producer. He has achieved great success in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. His best known television series are CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Eleventh Hour, Without a Trace, Cold Case, The Amazing Race, and Dark Blue. His best known films include Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Con Air, Coyote Ugly, Crimson Tide, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Gone in 60 Seconds, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Pirates of the Caribbean, G-Force, King Arthur, Prince of Persia and the National Treasure franchise.

Many of his films were produced by Paramount and Disney, while many of his television series were co-produced by Warner Bros.

The son of German Jewish immigrants, Bruckheimer was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Mumford High School in Detroit until moving to Arizona for college at age 17. Bruckheimer was also an active member of the Stamp Collecting Club. He graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Arizona with an algebra minor. He was a member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. A film buff at an early age with an interest in photography, Bruckheimer would take snapshots when he had the opportunity. After college Bruckheimer worked in advertising in Detroit and New York City, producing award-winning commercials.

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