Elizabeth Gabler
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United States

Fox 2000 Pictures



Known for her tenacity, business acumen and pursuit of excellence, she’s shepherded such diverse films as the Oscar-winning “Life of Pi,” “The Devil Wears Prada,” “Marley & Me” and the recent “Hidden Figures,” the previously untold story of African-American women working at NASA, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe.

As president of Fox 2000 Pictures, a position she has held since 1999, Gabler has made some very smart moves, including partnering with “Hunger Games” producer Nina Jacobson’s Color Force and working together on Jacobson’s other hit franchise, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” And after every other studio passed on the Johnny Cash biopic “Walk the Line,” Gabler quickly grabbed it and made it for a lean $28 million. The result earned five Oscar noms and scored a win for Reese Witherspoon.

She’s also overseen the development and production of such releases as “Joy,” from director David O. Russell, “Bridge of Spies,” directed by Steven Spielberg, the critically acclaimed blockbuster “The Fault in Our Stars,” and the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” franchise. Previously, Gabler served as executive vice president of production for Twentieth Century Fox, where she made her name supervising such blockbusters as “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Waiting to Exhale” and “Cast Away.”


  • Fox 2000 Pictures


  • University of California–Santa Barbara (CA, USA)

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Elizabeth and Lee Gabler Rent Out Malibu Beach House (EXCLUSIVE)

A Cape Cod-style beach house inside the guarded gates of the prestigious Colony enclave in Malibu, owned by Elizabeth and Lee Gabler -- he’s a former co-chairman at CAA and she’s the powerhouse president of Fox 2000 Pictures -- is available as a furnished rental at $50,000 per month. The price jumps to jumps to a knee-buckling $100,000 per month during the summer according to online marketing materials that additionally indicate there are four bedrooms and five bathrooms in just...


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