Avi Lerner

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Avi Lerner

Israeli-born film producer, primarily of American action movies add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (40%), Israel (20%), Vietnam (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Expendables (film series), The Expendables 3, Pierce Brosnan

 

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Avi Lerner was born in 1947 add something


1966

He joined the army in 1966 and served in the Six-Day War and in the Paratroopers Brigade add something


1973

Yom Kippur War - He served in the 1973 Yom Kippur War as a reservist add something


1990

Lerner originally worked in movie theaters in Tel Aviv but later relocated to South Africa, where he produced several films and owned a chain of movie theaters until relocating once again to Los Angeles in the early 1990s add something


2007

Nu Image and Millennium Films bought independent film studio First Look Studios in 2007 and have restructured the organization to distribute their specialty films add something

 

Conan the Barbarian (2011 film) - In August 2007, it was announced that Millennium had acquired the right to the project in an unrevealed seven-figure deal, with Malmberg and Millennium's Avi Lerner, Boaz Davidson, Joe Gatta, and George Furla set to produce


2012

The Expendables 3 - In August 2012, producer Avi Lerner confirmed that Nicolas Cage had been signed for the then-potential sequel

 

The Expendables (film series) - In October 2012, Millennium Films, the studio behind "The Expendables", announced plans for an all-female version of the film titled "The ExpendaBelles"


2013

Rambo (film series) - On August 21, 2013, it was announced that Entertainment One, along with Avi Lerner and his production company, Nu Image, are to develop and produce a Rambo TV series and that Stallone is in talks to join the project


2014

The Expendables 3 - A fourth film was confirmed in March 2014 by actor Pierce Brosnan, who stated that he had agreed with Avi Lerner to star in a future "Expendables" sequel

 

The Expendables (film series) - This was confirmed in March 2014 by former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, who stated that he had agreed with Avi Lerner to star in a future "The Expendables" sequel


2017

In 2017, Lerner was sued by a former employee for sexual harrassment and gender discrimination add something


2018

In 2018, Hollywood actor Terry Crews accused Lerner of making a phone call to his manager in which he says Avi Learner threatened to introduce difficulties into Terry Crews' career unless Crews dropped his case against Hollywood Talent Agency 'William Morris Endeavor', employers of agent and founding member Adam Venit add something