Art Linson

film producer

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Veteran producer of a long-list of films including Into the Wild, The Untouchables, Fight Club, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and the upcoming The Runaways; producer of the David Mamet's Heist, a film which was largely financed by disgraced producer Elie Samaha, and author of What Just Happened? Bitter Hollywood Tales from the Front Line, about his experiences with Samaha

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