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At the time , I was really interested in urban films, and obsessed with hip-hop. Carhartt jacket, hoodie, Timberland boots. You wouldn't believe it now looking at me, but yeah, that was me. My closest friend, Peter Frankfurt, gave me a script by Gerard Brown and Ernest Dickerson, who was Spike Lee's cinematographer. Several years earlier, I had tried to persuade my father to finance She's ...
Purchased the film rights to the first four Harry Potter books back in 1999 for $2 million. The series has since grossed $4.48 billion worldwide, making it the highest grossing film franchise in history.