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20-Sep-2020 10:54

In August 2005, Howard was voted 73rd in the FHM UK "100 Sexiest Women" poll.

Howards End is a British-American television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by E. The four-part series is a co-production between British network BBC One and American network Starz.

Both Mc Glashan and Simonds found Watts unusually riveting as she spun a vision of creating a digital-age entertainment company making mid-budget movies at a time when Hollywood studios largely did not, the insider said.

While Watts grew up in the fast lane of British pop music, that did not necessarily give her credibility in Hollywood.

Howards End examines "the changing landscape of social and class divisions in turn-of-the-century England through the prism of three families: the intellectual and idealistic Schlegels, the wealthy Wilcoxes from the world of business and the working-class Basts." On November 28, 2012, it was announced that Playground Entertainment, in association with City Entertainment and Kipp Ster Entertainment, had acquired the screen rights to E. Forster's novel Howards End with the intention of adapting it into a television miniseries for BBC Two. On October 11, 2013, it was announced that Kenneth Lonergan had been chosen to adapt the novel.

Executive producers for the production were set to include Colin Callender, Joshua D. The production had yet to be greenlit by the BBC but it was reportedly expected to consist of four episodes.

STX Entertainment, one of the few independent movie companies to launch in recent years, started with an unusual partnership between a blue-blood finance executive and a charismatic business ingénue from the British music scene, neither of whom had deep roots in Hollywood’s tricky landscape.

One of those partners, president Sophie Watts, suddenly exited this month amid a cloud of accusations that, according to multiple STX insiders, her CEO Robert Simonds was “obsessed” with his subordinate, attempted to control her movements and that the company failed to respond to her numerous complaints about his behavior.

“She’d wear the most expensive silk blouse but way too low cut, without a bra,” said one former employee.

“She brought something to the table he didn’t have — a big personality and luster.