Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes— Four Decades of Filmmaking commemorates the uber-producer’s entire body of work including such blockbusters as Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop, Armageddon, the Pirates of the Caribbean films as well as TV’s CSI shows and The Amazing Race. The stories behind his films and television shows are revealed through insightful text written by Michael Singer, who has worked beside the producer in deserts, on tropical islands, and at every conceivable filming location in between. The images that accompany the text tell their own tales of directors, actors, and writers coming together with Bruckheimer to create films, characters, and screenplays that have become iconic, beloved, and oft-quoted. With a foreword by Johnny Depp, an exclusive interview with Bruckheimer’s wife, Linda, and an introduction by Bruckheimer himself, this comprehensive and stunning volume is an actualization of the impact Bruckheimer has had on the spheres of film, television, and pop culture. It is clear that the inspiring lightning bolt of his company logo has struck a chord time and again, and it is sure to continue doing so well into the future.