Todd chats with his former intern turned Hollywood producer Alfred Gough about going from writing spec scripts to producing Shanghai Noon, Smallville and AMC's Into the Badlands. Also - find out who the studios originally wanted to star in Bad Boys.
TV is not TV anymore. ICM co-managing director - Ted Chervin - chats with Todd Garner about the history of syndication - the relationship between networks, studios, and agencies - and how TV has evolved into a multi-media platform.
From Requiem for a Dream to Bubble Boy - Beau Flynn has run the gamut in Hollywood. Beau sits down with Todd Garner to talk about his career, gaining the trust of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and the countless movies they've made together including Rampage, Skyscraper, Baywatch, San Andreas and the upcoming Disney film - Jungle Cruise!
Star of King of Queens and the Paul Blart franchise - Kevin James chats with Todd Garner about the movies they've made together over the last ten years - Kevin's early days doing stand-up with the likes of Joe Rogan and Adam Sandler - and how failing an SNL audition led to a nine year stint on his own prime time CBS sit-com!
Blumhouse Productions founder & CEO - Jason Blum - chats with Todd Garner about discovering Paranormal Activity, why good horror and Sundance films are more similar than you think, working for Harvey Weinstein in the 90s AND MUCH MORE!
Sometimes adversity forges great friendships. Color Force Studios founder and CEO - Nina Jacobson - chats with Todd about their ups and downs together as former Disney executives - creating her own production company - and producing Pose, Crazy Rich Asians, The Assassination of Gianni Versace and the Hunger Games franchise.
Deconstruction is a unique form of story-telling. Joe Russo shares with Todd Garner how this concept served him in the opening of his new L.A. restaurant, Simone - the hit sit-coms Arrested Development and Community - and the Marvel blockbusters Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War...and the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame!
Who says there's no nice guys in Hollywood? Todd Garner chats with actor / comedian / producer Ed Helms about his time in film school and Upright Citizen's Brigade, managing to shoot The Office and The Hangover simultaneously AND Ed & Todd share their experiences working together on the set of TAG!
On this Thanksgiving edition of The Producer's Guide - Todd Garner chats with his friend and veteran filmmaker Scott Steindorff about the reality of failure in Hollywood. Todd and Scott talk about their troubles working on Gigli and Jane Got A Gun (respectively) and the resilience needed as an entrepreneur in the movie business.
In Hollywood - everyone's career is weird. Sean Anders shares how frozen food entrees sparked his film making career and the insights he learned working on Sex Drive, Hot Tub Time Machine, the Daddy's Home franchise - and his latest film - Instant Family. ALSO - Todd reveals his favorite Sandler film!