Helmer Avrich planning docu on Wasserman

Vlessing, Eton
January 2004
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/6/2004, Vol. 381 Issue 50, p10
Hollywood power broker Lew Wasserman will be the subject of a feature-length documentary by veteran Canadian filmmaker Barry Avrich. Toronto-based Avrich will write and direct "The Last Mogul: The Life and Times of Lew Wasserman," which is said will be a sympathetic portrait of a king-maker in a bygone age. Toronto, Ontario-based ThinkFilm will distribute the Wasserman biopic in the U.S. market, likely on a limited release in Los Angeles, California and New York, before the documentary migrates to the small screen.


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