The new limited-release film “Precious” owes its existence to an unusual pair. Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness are no strangers to business success, but not in the film industry. Their unlikely partnership with film producer Lee Daniels is rocking movie-making status quo and providing capital for a script that had been shunned by Hollywood.
- Why are Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness described as “angels?”
- As you read about the production of “Precious,” Ms. Siegel-Magness’ involvement suggests a different form of ownership (from her angel role). What form best fits and why?
- Discuss the Daniels-Magness relationship in terms of diversity and entrepreneurship issues.
SOURCE: L. A. E. Schuker, “Novice Film ‘Angels’ Took a Leap of Faith With ‘Precious,’” Wall Street Journal (Retrievable online at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704538404574537721627768260.html)