FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Charleston, SC, Hollywood, CA. Robert Rothbard, award winning Director, Screenwriter and Producer, has formed an alliance with Satya della Manitou to create Ex Machina Media Group, a Production Company with its launch, "Rebel in Paradise", the biopic of Dennis Hopper.
Rothbard is well known for one of the most talked about award winning Indie circuit projects, "Pizza with Bullets", with its own fan base. Manitou; a 40 year relationship with Dennis Hopper,
whom he met when Hopper was making "Easy Rider", became a colleague, close friend and confidant. Since Hopper's death in 2010, speculation from who might portray Hopper in a story, to the usual "first dibs" on all, or part of this story, yet no one compares to Rothbard and Manitou in their longevity knowing Dennis Hopper; Manitou, 40 years and Rothbard, 25. It is the intimate encounters with Hopper, and their relationships with him, ultimately, which will not only memorialize an icon, but add an extra dimension to the project.
With this collaboration underway, it is no surprise the two formed a Production Company. Some projects the two will collaborate can be found here.
About Robert Rothbard: A thirty-year history in the entertainment world as a production manager, producer, writer and director. He has been associated with many successful motion pictures and television programs. Robert has worked with Brian DePalma, Geo Stevens, Jr, Halle Berry, Ryan O’Neil, Dennis Hopper, Denzel Washington, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Bacon, Mark Harmon, David Caruso, and Paul Walker to name a few.
About Satya della Manitou: a founding member of the John Cassavetes Repertory Company and a member of the California Center For The Performing Arts. As an actor, Satya has appeared in three films directed by Wim Wenders. In addition, on stage he appeared in Lovestreams, Knives, Third Day Comes, and The Reisistable Rise of Arturo Ui. Satya had a forty-year collaboration with artist-director Dennis Hopper.Copyright Notice: All images and some text are the property of Robert Rothbard, Satya della Manitou, Ex Machina Media Group, Brenda Freedman, RedHead Productions and ExtraRed Enterprises. No reproduction of any images or material may be used without strict permission from any of the parties.