Until now, Alan Ladd Jr. has remained virtually invisible—ironic, as he is the man with the Midas touch, perpetually finding and transforming untapped talent into household names. LADDIE will change all that, finally shining a spotlight on this invisible man, familiarizing the world with the behind-the-scenes mogul responsible for their favorite films and the existence of their favorite stars. Revealed by some of the most celebrated and iconic names today, LADDIE tells the story of the wild, breakout success of the man behind the icons.
The story is told through a combination of exciting visuals and anecdotal interviews conducted by the film’s director, Laddie's daughter, Amanda Ladd-Jones. Completed interviews include George Lucas, Ron Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Mel Gibson, Morgan Freeman, Ben Affleck, Mel Brooks, Richard Donner, Ridley Scott Laddie himself and many more.
Through these rare personal stories, audiences will meet one of Hollywood’s biggest power brokers and join Amanda on a journey of discovery about her father—learning how this private, soft-spoken man became the mighty mogul known to all of Hollywood as "Laddie."