Page Six writes: LOOKS like Mel Brooks is exiting the movie business. The comic powerhouse, who turns 82 next month, is quietly shuttering Brooksfilms, a source tells Page Six. Brooks founded his LA-based production company in 1980 to make “The Elephant Man” because he felt billing it as “A Mel Brooks film” would lead audiences to believe the heartbreaking tale was a farce. In addition to producing Brooks’ trademark comedies like “Spaceballs,” Brooksfilms brought “Frances,” “84 Charing Cross Road” and other acclaimed dramas to the screen. But don’t count him out of showbiz altogether – he’s still mulling a final bow (or two) on Broadway. Read more from Page Six.
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