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Alan Ladd Jnr. | Alan Ladd Jr
Did You Know?
I tried to get Braveheart
(1995) off the ground when I was president of MGM and I had given it to Mel but he turned it down because of scheduling conflicts. When I departed MGM/UA, my separation agreement allowed me to take two projects with me. So I took Braveheart because I knew it was a good story and I admired Randall Wallace
's scribe work so much.
The project went to the back-burner for ...
Ladd resigned as Chairman and CEO of Metro Goldwyn Mayer in 1993, when the studio's main lender, Credit Lyonnais, was displeased with the mounting debt problems that stemmed from Giancarlo Parretti
's acquisition of the studio in 1990. Ladd was replaced by Frank Mancuso