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Fox 2000 Chief’s Latest Challenge: Stealing Audience Attention for ‘The Book Thief’

15 November 2013 8:20 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In Markus Zusak’s bestseller “The Book Thief,” a young orphaned girl in Nazi Germany is advised to put pen to paper as a means of liberation and empowerment.

While the story’s lesson illustrates the power of the written word, the sentiment behind it defines the philosophy of one of Hollywood’s most successful executives, Elizabeth Gabler, president of Fox 2000.

“I believe in the power of writing and telling stories,” Gabler tells Variety.

In an era when the Hollywood majors are obsessed with producing prequels, sequels and comicbook adaptations, Gabler has, for the past 14 years, run the only studio division that’s largely devoted to bringing popular and often challenging literary properties such as “Life of Pi,” “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Water for Elephants” to the bigscreen. “The Book Thief,” which opened Nov. 8 in limited release, and will expand its run in the coming weeks, is Gabler’s latest test. »

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