Sunday, April 4, 2021

A look at a direct-to-video movie empire, where faded Hollywood action stars get paid big money to star in "geezer features"

Vulture looks at the success of Mark Wahlberg's former assistant:

“The thing around Hollywood that a lot of people say is it’s a surprise Randall hasn’t been killed by Russians or something, knowing the kind of money he deals with,” the producer who has worked with Emmett says. Neither Emmett nor EFO films has been accused of any criminal violations in connection with the financing of his movies. Still, he says, “the number of people who share that line, like, ‘I’m shocked Randall is still alive,’ you just wouldn’t believe it.”