You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Leigh Brecheen, partner, Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman

Dealmakers Impact Report 2012: Legal Eagles

Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet on yourself, which is always what Charlie has been willing to do,” says Brecheen. “Charlie never once said to me, ‘Whatever you do, don’t blow the deal.’ To innovate, you have to have a client who is not afraid.” The big automatic back-order concept was pioneered by Tyler Perry TV series at Debmar Mercury/Lionsgate, which also produces “Anger Management.” Brecheen’s other TV clients include Conan O’Brien, Jenny McCarthy, Imagine Television and Kevin Beggs, who is Lionsgate Television Group prexy. She works closely with the firm’s name partner Jake Bloom on clients who include producers Jerry Bruckheimer, Chuck Roven’s Atlas Entertainment (“The Dark Knight Rises”) and Barry Josephson.

Outside the office: Polo player

Top Cause: Preserving the environment, especially through recycling.

More Film

  • J.K. Rowling on the Future of

    J.K. Rowling on the Future of Harry Potter Stories on Stage

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

  • 'Scary Mother' Named Top Film at

    'Scary Mother' Named Top Film at Beijing Festival

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

  • The Rock Rampage

    China Box Office: 'Rampage' Wins Quiet Weekend

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

  • British Actor and Model Alex Pettyfer

    Alex Pettyfer Opens Up About Celebrity and Directing His Sexy Drama 'Back Roads'

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

  • Zoe Ewan McGregor

    Tribeca Film Review: 'Zoe'

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

  • James Cameron Pandora World of Avatar

    James Cameron Talks Plans for Five 'Avatar' Films & More 'Terminator'

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

  • Rampage

    Dwayne Johnson's 'Rampage' Continues to Roar Overseas

    Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX series “Anger Management” and CBS’ “Two and A Half Men.” “Anger Management” initially licensed 10 episodes with an automatic addition of 90 more episodes if certain benchmarks were met, which was triggered in August. “In order to do that, you have to be willing to bet […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content