Acquired by beIN Media Group (beinmediagroup.com) in March 2016, MIRAMAX is a global film and television studio best known for its award-winning and original content. Nasser Al-Khelaifi serves as Chairman of MIRAMAX and beIN Media Group. Upcoming projects include the Johnny Depp film City of Lies which MIRAMAX is co-financing with Open Road Films, and Whitney , the documentary feature from Oscar®-winning director Kevin Macdonald on pop icon Whitney Houston. Recent releases include Bad Santa 2 starring Billy Bob Thornton, who reprises his Golden Globe nominated role as Willie Soke, and Oscar®, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Kathy Bates, with Broad Green Pictures co-producing/co-financing and handling U.S. theatrical; Bridget Jones’s Baby from Working Title for Universal Pictures, MIRAMAX and StudioCanal, with Oscar® winners Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth reprising their roles in the third installment of the Bridget Jones film series; the recent acquisition Southside With You, inspired by the first date of Barack and Michelle Obama, starring Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter, with MIRAMAX and Roadside Attractions partnering on the U.S. release; as well as Robert Rodriguez’s "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series," in its third season in the U.S. on El Rey Network. In 2015, MIRAMAX together with Roadside Attractions released the critically acclaimed Mr. Holmes, one of the year’s most successful independent hits, directed by Academy Award® winner Bill Condon and starring Academy Award® nominees Sir Ian McKellen and Laura Linney; as well as the Kevin Hart hit comedy The Wedding Ringer with Sony-Screen Gems.
Collectively, MIRAMAX's unrivaled library of more than 700 titles has received 278 Academy Award® nominations and 68 Oscars®, earning most notably four Best Picture awards for The English Patient, Shakespeare in Love, Chicago and No Country for Old Men. More iconic titles from the library include critically acclaimed and commercial hits alike, such as Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Bridget Jones's Diary, the Scream film franchise, Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2, and The Aviator.
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