A beIN Media Group and Paramount company headquartered in Los Angeles and led by CEO Bill Block, MIRAMAX is a global film and television studio best known for its award-winning original films.
One of the most active and robust independent film and television studios, MIRAMAX has several compelling projects in various stages of production and distribution, including but not limited to: “Here”, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks and Robin Wright; “The Holdovers”, directed by Alexander Payne and starring Paul Giamatti, which sold to Focus Features in a record-breaking deal out of the Toronto International Film Festival; the action pic “Operation Fortune: Ruse De Guerre”, directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Jason Statham, Hugh Grant, and Aubrey Plaza; “The Beekeeper”, directed by David Ayer and also starring Jason Statham; “Harvest Moon”, directed by Mark Waters and starring Paul Bettany and Candice Bergen; the comedy “Old Dads”, written and directed by Bill Burr and starring Burr and Bobby Cannavale; as well as “The Home,” helmed by “The Purge” franchise’s James DeMonaco and starring Pete Davidson.
Recent successes include the global blockbuster “Halloween Ends” starring Jamie Lee Curtis, which garnered worldwide box office receipts in excess of $100M; caper comedy “Confess, Fletch” starring Jon Hamm; thriller “Sick”, co-written by Kevin Williamson; the Netflix hit “He's All That” starring Addison Rae and directed by Mark Waters, which landed the number one spot on Netflix's Top 10 in its opening weekend; “Uncle Frank,” directed by Alan Ball and starring Paul Bettany; Guy Ritchie's “The Gentlemen”, starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant and garnering worldwide box office receipts in excess of $100M, and action-thriller “Wrath of Man”, MIRAMAX’s second project with Ritchie, starring Jason Statham.
The studio’s growing slate of global television content includes a series adaptation of “Gangs of New York”, executive produced and directed by Martin Scorsese; a series based on the company’s action comedy hit “The Gentlemen” from Guy Ritchie with Netflix; “The Turkish Detective”, an international detective series set in Istanbul; a reinvention of the Emmy-winning series “Project Greenlight” hosted by Issa Rae for HBO Max; a French-language adaptation of Oscar®- nominated box office hit “Chocolat” in partnership with Mediawan; “The Key Man”, starring and executive produced by Dev Patel; and a limited series based on “The Christie Affair” novel by Nina de Gramont, starring and executive produced by Daisy Ridley.
The unrivaled MIRAMAX collection contains more than 700 titles and has received 278 Academy Award® nominations and 68 Oscars®, including four Best Picture awards.