“We’re in the movie and the movie theater business so the truth is, and this is an honest answer, I just don’t spend much time thinking about it,” the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group chairman told Variety on Thursday in Cannes at the “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” premiere afterparty.
What’s on his mind at the moment is Quentin Tarantino and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywoood.” Tarantino scrambled to finish the film in time to premiere — and compete — at Cannes.
“I said [to Tarantino], ‘If you’re happy and you’re ready, we’ll go. But if you’re not happy and you’re not ready we won’t go,’” Rothman recalled. “[Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux] was very understanding about that. In the end, Quentin