Red Carpet Rookies
Red Carpet Rookies
Jul 27, 2021
#10 - Jim Plannette: Lighting the Set of E.T & Braveheart, Meeting Jimmy Stewart, Basketball With Clooney on Ocean’s 11, and Lessons from Steven Spielberg
Play • 41 min

This week brings another verified legend of the business to the Red Carpet Rookies studio. Having worked with pretty much every iconic director from Spielberg to Coppola 'Gentleman' Jim Plannette stands at the top of the movie industry. 

In the episode we discuss Jim growing up in a film business family as son to gaffer, Homer Plannette. He tells us the story of meeting Jimmy Stewart at the It's a Wonderful Life wrap party, why Steven Spielberg took his advice on E.T. and the real story behind that famous final shop of Ocean's 11. 

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