×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Reality TV Producer Dan Cutforth Makes a Profit on Studio City Home

Having upgraded to a slightly bigger, newly built house in L.A.’s Toluca Lake community, reality TV super-producer Dan Cutforth has sold his former home in the secluded Fryman Canyon section of L.A.’s Studio City for $4.1 million. The longtime executive producer of megahits “Top Chef” and “Project Runway” just about doubled his money on the property, which he picked up just over 11 years ago for $2.3 million. The two-story home dates to the early 1970s but is comprehensively updated with six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms in slightly more than 4,600 square feet.

A walled courtyard and double-height foyer with snazzy herringbone-pattern hardwood floors lead to ample formal living and dining rooms, the former with a white brick fireplace. The eat-in kitchen is fitted with seal-gray cabinetry, white marble countertops and high-end appliances. Several guest bedrooms have built-in desks and colorful, elaborately tiled en suite bathrooms while the fireplace-warmed master suite has a separate sitting room plus a fitted dressing room and a skylight-topped bathroom. Outside the kitchen, a large dining deck painted jet-black includes a built-in grilling area, and an expansive lounging terrace alongside the swimming pool is arranged around an outdoor fireplace. Cutforth was represented by Nick Tatone at Dilbeck Real Estate, and the buyer by Sunyoung Whang at Compass.

The producer’s new digs in Toluca Lake, a cupola-topped Hamptons-style traditional snapped up last year for $4.6 million, measures in at more than 6,800 square feet. Along with six bedrooms and six full and two half bathrooms, it features a mirror-backed bar, a 500-bottle climate-controlled wine cellar, a professional screening room and a poolside cabana with bathroom.

More Film

  • Dami Im and Bong Joon-Ho'Parasite' premiere,

    ‘Parasite’ Wins Sydney Film Festival

    “Parasite,” the South Korean black drama that previously won the Palme d’Or at Cannes, was Sunday named as the winner of the Sydney Film Festival. After collecting a cash prize of A$60,000 ($41,200), at Sydney’s State Theatre, “Parasite” director said: “This Festival is really amazing, especially the audience…really special and extraordinary. This is the most [...]

  • China Film Group's Jiang Ping

    Shanghai: China Studio Chiefs Debate Winter Chills and U.S. Rivalry

    The Shanghai International Film Festival pulled off the impressive feat of assembling leading executives from seven of China’s top film studios. Their discussion focused on the problems that have recently beset the production sector and the industry’s relationship with Hollywood. “The film industry achieved great things in 2018, but it was also the year that [...]

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping claps while

    Propaganda Films to Dominate Chinese Theaters in Anniversary Year

    A presentation at the Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday shed light on the welter of propaganda films that will compete with Hollywood blockbusters for the attention of Chinese cinema goers in the second half of this year. This year is laden with political significance for China’s ruling Communist Party. It is 100 years since [...]

  • Leung Chiu-wai

    Tony Leung to Star in Shanghai Film Group's 'Fox Hunt' Police Action Film

    Hong Kong’s Tony Leung Chiu-wai and mainland China’s Duan Yihong will head the cast of the Shanghai Film Group’s upcoming “Fox Hunt.” The film is based on real live events and depicts the activities of Operation Fox Hunt, a worldwide anti-corruption initiative managed by China’s Ministry of Public Security. The operation seeks to find and [...]

  • Wings Over Everest

    Terence Chang's 'Wings Over Everest' Set to Swell China's Rescue Film Genre

    “Wings over Everest,” a new action adventure film from veteran producer Terence Chang and “Wolf Warrior 2” producer Lu Jianmin, is poised to join the burgeoning Chinese sub-genre of rescue movies.   The Chinese- and English-language film stars Chinese actress Zhang Jingchu (“Project Gutenberg”; “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation”), Japanese actor Koji Yakusho (“Babel”; “Memoirs of a [...]

  • The Eight Hundred (The 800)

    China Film Marketing Firms Must Adapt To Internet Age, Says Huayi's Jerry Ye

    Huayi Brothers Pictures CEO and media group VP Jerry Ye made no mention Sunday of the abrupt cancellation of the premiere for his firm’s highly anticipated war epic “The Eight Hundred,” which was set to be the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival’s opening film the night before. Instead, he looked to the future at a panel [...]

  • The Meg

    Chinese Script Development Requires A Different Touch, Top Producers Say

    Leading film producers highlighted the challenges of developing good scripts in China and abroad at a panel during the Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday. Wanda Media GM Jiang Wei (aka Wayne Jiang) recommended that producers remain aware of the real differences between the scriptwriting process for Chinese productions versus international and co-productions. The fundamental [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content