Bruckheimer: "Business Is Business"

The Hollywood producer with the golden touch talks about teamwork, deals that fell through, and the upcoming King Arthur

Few Hollywood producers have mastered their profession with as much success -- and as much box-office mojo -- as Jerry Bruckheimer. He's the one-time advertising producer behind such blockbusters as Top Gun, the Beverly Hills Cop movies, and last summer's megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, which generated more than $654 million in worldwide box-office revenues and sold more than 18 million DVD units (see BW, 05/31/04, "Jerry Bruckheimer: Hollywood's Most Wanted").

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