Producer Leonard Hill, who got his start in Hollywood as a writer on the TV series Adam-12, is intimately familiar with downtown LA’s residential renaissance. As an LA Times article by Richard Verrier documents, he and a partner converted a pair of landmark buildings into the trendy Biscuit and Toy Factory loft complexes.
After a break from the TV movie business he once dominated, Hill is back with the independent romantic comedy Dorfman in Love, due to hit theaters and VOD in March. The film tells the story of a San Fernando Valley woman (played by Sara Rue) whose life is shaken up when she temporarily relocates to cat-sit at a downtown loft. From Verrier’s piece:
“The truth is, old producers die hard,” Hill said. “Making movies is more fun than making buildings. I really missed the creative aspect of the business.”