Lauren Shuler Donner


“When it comes to material it’s about good story and good characters, but as a producer you also have to look ahead. You have to feel the temperature of the country and understand where the next trend will be. It can lead you to clues about what kind of movie to develop. I’m a news junkie. I read a lot of magazines and a lot of newspapers. You can get so secluded in Hollywood.”


Versatile and enduring, Lauren Shuler Donner stands among the leading producers working in Hollywood today. Her movies have resonated critically ...

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