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Thomas Tull

Thomas Tull

Thomas Tull is the Chairman and CEO of Legendary Pictures, a private equity-backed film production company with over 1.5 billion dollars in total financing. Legendary Pictures' current deal, through which it co-produces and co-finances films with Warner Bros. Pictures, runs through 2012. Since its inception in 2005, Legendary has joined with Warner Bros. to make such successful films as Superman Returns, Batman Begins, Watchmen, the blockbuster 300 and the record-breaking, award-winning film phenomenon, The Dark Knight, which has earned in excess of $1 billion worldwide.

Upcoming releases in the partnership include director Todd Phillips' The Hangover; Spike Jonze's Where the Wild Things Are and James McTeigue's Ninja Assassin. Clash of the Titans has begun filming in the UK and both Jonah Hex and Gears of War (with New Line) are approaching production.

Legendary Pictures is also developing a number of film projects in-house, including Paradise Lost, Warcraft, Kung Fu, The Mountain and The Lost Patrol.

Mr. Tull conceived of and is producer on the music documentary It Might Get Loud, featuring The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) and Jack White (The White Stripes). Directed by Oscar winner Davis Guggenheim, the film had its World Premiere at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival and Sony Classics will release it in the U.S. in August o f 2009.

Prior to forming Legendary Pictures, Mr. Tull was President and served on the Board of Directors of The Convex Group, a media and entertainment holding company headquartered in Atlanta. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Film Institute (AFI) and is on the Board of Trustees of Hamilton College, his alma mater. He serves on the Board of the Fulfillment Fund and is a board member of the San Diego Zoo.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Thomas Tull Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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