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Joel Silver

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Silver at the Tribeca Film Festival in May 2008 for the premiere of Speed Racer, which he produced

Source: Wikipedia

Joel Silver (born July 14, 1952) is an American film producer, known for action films like Lethal Weapon, Die Hard and The Matrix trilogy. He is owner of Silver Pictures and co-founder of Dark Castle Entertainment. He has been a rival to Michael Eisner, former C.E.O of The Walt Disney Company, since their days at Paramount Pictures.

Fact file

  • Born: July 14, 1952 (age 63) South Orange, New Jersey, United States
  • Occupation: Film producer
  • Spouse(s): Karyn Fields (1999–present; 1 child)

Read more about Joel Silver at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2020-01-21 22:23:17
Silver Pictures has reached a confidential settlement with the family of Carmel Musgrove, the assistant to Joel Silver who was found dead in a Bora Bora lagoon in 2015. Musgrove’s family filed a wrongful death suit in 2017, alleging that she had been overworked and furnished with drugs and alcohol ...

Variety, 2019-06-25 03:00:59
Top Hollywood producer Joel Silver has exited his production company Silver Pictures, Variety has confirmed. “Joel Silver recently indicated that he intends to leave Silver Pictures and go out on his own,” Hal Sadoff, a former ICM Partners agent who joined Silver Pictures several years ago as CEO, said in ...

Variety, 2019-03-29 17:30:04
In the 20 years since its debut, Warner Bros.-Roadshow’s “The Matrix” has remained a major influence on countless action and sci-fi films. When it premiered in Los Angeles on March 24, 1999, producer Joel Silver described the film as “the first movie of the 21st century.” Variety also reported that ...

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