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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

In the news

Variety, 2017-12-07 21:56:39
The Hayes brothers, the sibling duo behind “The Conjuring,” are teaming up with producer Joel Silver on an original horror movie. Details are being kept under wraps, but the film is being set at Sony, where Columbia Pictures executive vice president of creative production Palak Patel will oversee the development. ...

Variety, 2017-09-28 18:00:26
Joel Silver is adapting his 2016 buddy cop comedy “The Nice Guys” into a female-led drama series at Fox, Variety has learned. “The Nice Girls” is a described as a one-hour contemporary female take on Silver’s acclaimed feature film, which starred Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling and was co-written and ...

Variety, 2017-08-20 15:53:11
Joel Silver, his company Silver Pictures, and its employee Martin Herold have all been named in a lawsuit regarding the death of Silver’s former personal assistant, Carmel Musgrove. The suit, filed by Musgrove’s estate and parents, is suing all three parties for wrongful death. Musgrove was found dead at age ...

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