You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘A-Team’ effort

Fox preem delivers on a higher level

Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere.

In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying out of a plane, then you just don’t like summer movies.”

For himself, Carnahan said, “You’re working with something that’s had 25 years in the zeitgeist, four years on the air, and you’ve got two hours to satisfy fans and create a new experience for the current audience.” He then added that “zeitgeist” is his new favorite word.

Party was poolside with a crowd that included Brett Ratner, Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Minnie Driver, producer Ridley Scott and Fox co-topper Jim Gianopulos who said, “With a property like this with such affection equity, you have to deliver on a higher level.”

More Film

  • Natalie Portman Drama 'Vox Lux' Joins

    Toronto Film Festival Adds Natalie Portman Drama 'Vox Lux'

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

  • Anthony Bourdain and Asia ArgentoCreative Arts

    Asia Argento Denies Sexual Assault, Says Payoff Was Anthony Bourdain's Idea

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

  • Lowell Peterson strictly Business Podcast

    Listen: WGA East Leader Lowell Peterson Guides Writers Through a Fast-Changing Business

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

  • Pinewood’s Shepperton Studios Submits Plans for

    Pinewood’s Shepperton Studios Submits Plans for $640 Million Expansion

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

  • Kelly Marie TranVanity Fair Oscar Party,

    Kelly Marie Tran Speaks Out About Online Harassment: 'I Won't Be Marginalized'

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

  • Sanfic: Alberto Fuguet on ‘Colo de

    Sanfic: Alberto Fuguet on ‘Cola de Mono,’ his First Gay-themed Movie

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

  • Boy Erased Trailer

    'Boy Erased,' 'Little Woods,' 'Shoplifters' Set for Austin Film Festival (EXCLUSIVE)

    Thursday, after a Chinese Theater screening that had its fair share of explosions, Fox had the after-blast at the Hollywood Roosevelt for “The A-Team” premiere. In what might be a good trend for execs, co-topper Tom Rothman said he preferred to be quoted using writer-director Joe Carnahan’s line: “If you don’t like a tank flying […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content