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How One Hollywood Producer Is Trying to Change the Boys' Club From Within

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

After producing and packaging more than 370 independent movies over the last three decades, from Sling Blade to Dallas Buyers Club , Cassian Elwes' knack for bringing difficult stories to the screen has made him a unparalleled force in Hollywood.
He just never imagined he'd be in the middle of the drama.
Elwes says he had a life-affirming epiphany following a bizarre August 2012 incident on a JetBlue flight from New York to L.A. when he helped subdue an unruly passenger. (The young man, who said he was a Marine, was later arrested after punching Elwes in the ribs.) Tweeting during the...
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