Tom Rothman Exits Fox Films
Rothman is one of the longest tenured studio heads in the modern Hollywood era, and has supervised filmmaking activities at Fox for over eighteen years. Before becoming Chairman, he held the positions of President of Twentieth Century Fox Film Group, President of Production for Twentieth Century Fox and, in 1994, was founder and President of Fox Searchlight. A few of the many enduring films made under his oversight include: Life of Pi, Taken, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Black Swan, Cast Away, Master and Commander, Walk the Line, Juno, The Devil Wears Prada, Borat, the X-Men and Ice Age series, Little Miss Sunshine, Minority Report, Moulin Rouge, Boys Don’t Cry, Sideways, There’s Something About Mary and the top two grossing movies of all time: Titanic and Avatar. Fox Films during this time have been nominated for over 100 Academy Awards, won three Best Pictures, and earned in excess of $25 billion in worldwide box office.
Source: News Corporation