After making the first 'Robocop' at Orion more than 20 years ago, I'm thrilled to be helping to return this character to the screen with our partners at MGM and through the eyes of Darren Aronofsky and David SelfNew 'Robocop' film in the works Jul 25, 2008
Marlon spent a lifetime protecting his brand and made it a priority that his name would continue to be protected on behalf of his childrenRelatives want 'Brando' chair tabled Mar 22, 2007
Film is a 19th century invention and now we're in the 21st. ... Movie studios built up their libraries and that is what makes these companies so valuable. The question is: Who controls the pipeline to this product? The studios have to protect their properties or be put out of businessOn The Net Jan 29, 2002
Morris Mike Medavoy (born January 21, 1941) is an American film producer and executive, co-founder of Orion Pictures (1978), former chairman of TriStar Pictures, former head of production for United Artists (1974–1978) and current chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures.
Medavoy began his career at Universal Studios in 1964. In 1965 he became an agent at the General Artist Corporation and later moving into the vice president position of the Creative Management Agency. Later he joined International Famous Agency as its vice president of the motion picture department in 1971. There, he worked with Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola amongst others.
In 1974, United Artists brought Medavoy in as senior vice president of production. There, he was part of the team responsible for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Rocky, and Annie Hall, which won best Pictures Oscars® in 1975, 1976 and 1977 respectively. United Artists made a number of other notable films at the time, including Apocalypse Now, Raging Bull, Network and Coming Home.