|New York, NY — April 6, 2017– Trailblazing movie executive and philanthropist Sherry Lansing visits 92Y on Friday, April 28 at 7 PM to discuss her storied career in the movie business. She’s joined by The Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway and Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas (moderator).
Douglas starred in the blockbuster film Fatal Attraction, which Lansing produced; Galloway is the author of the new Lansing biography, Leading Lady (Crown Archetype, April 25).
Lansing was the CEO of Paramount Pictures, and as President of Production at 20th Century Fox, she became the first female head of a major motion picture studio. The book traces her groundbreaking journey, shares behind-the-scenes tales from movie sets and Hollywood boardrooms, and touches on Lansing’s dealings with some of today’s biggest stars, including Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie, among others.