Todd Lieberman and Mandeville Films

Todd Lieberman

TODD LIEBERMAN (Producer) is a co-owner of Mandeville Films and Television where he is one of the leading producers in the entertainment industry today.

Since its founding in 1995, Mandeville Films has produced feature films that have grossed more than $1 billion in domestic box-office receipts. Mandeville partners David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman produced the critically hailed Academy Award©-nominated feature “The Fighter,” starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo and Amy Adams, and directed by David O. Russell. Produced for $25 million, the film has grossed more than $125 million worldwide and earned a host of awards, including an Academy Award© nomination for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor and Actress Awards for Bale and Leo.

Upcoming movies include “Stronger,” the inspirational story of Boston marathon survivor Jeff Bauman, directed by David Gordon Green, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson and Clancy Brown; Disney’s live action retelling of“Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Ian McKellan, Josh Gad. Ewan McgGregor, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, directed by Bill Condon; “Wonder,” based on R.J. Palacio’s best-selling YA novel, to be directed by Stephen Chbosky, starring Julia Roberts and Jason Tremblay, to be released by Lionsgate.

Under the Mandeville banner, Lieberman also produced “The Muppets,” starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter, the newest Muppet. Directed by James Bobin, written by Segel and Nick Stoller, “The Muppets” was one of the best-reviewed films of 2011 and earned the Academy Award© for Best Song. Mandeville also produced the next “Muppet” installment, “Muppets Most Wanted.” Lieberman also produced “Warm Bodies,” the genre-bending “zombie romance” based on Isaac Marion’s novel, starring Nicholas Hoult, John Malkovich and Teresa Palmer, written and directed by Jonathan Levine, for Summit/Lionsgate. Mandeville executive produced “Insurgent” and
“Allegiant,” part of the “Divergent” movie series.

Mandeville recently re-upped its first look deal with Disney. Disney has been Mandeville’s home for over 20 years.

Under the Disney banner, Mandeville produced a string of hits, including the romantic comedy “The Proposal,” starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. “The Proposal” became the highest grossing romantic comedy of 2009, earning over $317 million worldwide. It was the People’s Choice award winner for Best Comedy of the year.

Prior to joining Mandeville, Lieberman acted as senior vice president for international finance and production company Hyde Park Entertainment, which produced and co2 financed such films as “Anti-Trust,” “Bandits,” and “Moonlight Mile.”

Lieberman established himself at international sales and distribution giant Summit Entertainment, where he moved quickly up the ranks after pushing indie sensation “Memento” into production and acquiring the Universal box-office smash “American Pie.”

In 2001, Lieberman was named one of the “35 under 35” people to watch in the business by The Hollywood Reporter. He holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. Lieberman is a member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences and a judge for the Academy’s Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. He is also a member of the Television Academy and a Producer’s Guild mentor, as well as an active member of the Los Angeles chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization.

 

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