Alexander Young is the Senior Vice President of Feature Films at Mandeville Films and Television where he oversees the feature development slate.
Since joining the Mandeville team in 2012, he’s set up a variety of projects around town, including the live-action hybrid retelling of the beloved children’s cartoon “Chip N’Dale Rescue Rangers”, as well as the action-adventure Ringleader with Academy Award winner, Mark Andrews, directing at The Walt Disney Company. At Lionsgate, he set up the horror-comedy You’ll Be the Death of Me with Cheap Thrills director E.L. Katz at the helm, and Stronger with playwright John Pollono writing and Scott Silver, writer of The Fighter Executive Producing. With Good Universe, he set up the sci-fi action script Extinction with Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger) directing.
Prior to Mandeville, Alex rose through the ranks from assistant to Vice President of Film and Television at Josephson Entertainment, Barry Josephson’s production Company. There he oversaw development of numerous projects including Enchanted which starred Amy Adams and James Marsden, and earned over $340 million worldwide. He also co-produced Life As We Know It, starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, which grossed over $105 million worldwide. Before moving on to Mandeville, he produced the indie comedy Someone Marry Barry, directed by Rob Pearlstein. He started his career as an agent trainee at the William Morris Agency.
Alex is originally from New York and holds his B.A. from Tulane University.