In 1996 Berman started Plan B Entertainment, the Warner Bros. Pictures-based independent production company that was later acquired by Village Roadshow Pictures. Village Roadshow Pictures, where Berman now holds the post of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, currently has 20 projects in various stages of development at Warner Bros. Pictures. Most recently, Berman executive produced the immensely successful Matrix trilogy, Ocean's Eleven, Training Day, Two Weeks Notice, Cats & Dogs, Three Kings and Analyze This through Village Roadshow's partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures, as well as the hit comedy Miss Congeniality, produced jointly with Warner Bros. Pictures and Castle Rock Entertainment. He also produced the critically acclaimed Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn and Tim Robbins.
Berman will serve as executive producer for the upcoming movies from Village Roadshow, which include the thriller Taking Lives, starring Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke, the sequel to Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, and Catwoman, starring Halle Berry, all for 2004.
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