In 1986, Gerber left his firm to join Warner Bros. as Vice President of Theatrical Production. He remained there for 12 years and was successively promoted to President of Worldwide Theatrical Production in 1996. While at the Studio, Gerber supervised the films L.A. Confidential, Unforgiven, Twister, Selena, GoodFellas, Heat, JFK, Disclosure, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, You've Got Mail, Analyze This and Three Kings and helped develop The Perfect Storm and Space Cowboys.
In May of 1998, Gerber ventured out to form his own production company, Gerber Pictures, which is tied to a first look deal at Warner Bros. Pictures. Gerber served as executive producer on Warner Bros. Pictures/Franchise Pictures' Get Carter, and produced the Warner Bros. Pictures/Morgan Creek Productions films Juwanna Mann and American Outlaws. He was executive producer on the Warner Bros. Pictures/Village Roadshow Pictures film Queen of the Damned and on the Emmy-nominated TNT movie James Dean, An Invented Life.
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