Phoenix Pictures

Phoenix Pictures Phoenix Pictures is one of the premiere entertainment labels in the film business, bringing quality films to audiences around the world. Led by Mike Medavoy and Arnie Messer, two of the industry’s most respected senior executives, Phoenix has established a reputation for consistently developing first-rate projects with some of Hollywood’s top creative talent. With over 25 feature films to its credit, the company has collaborated with sought after director talents such as Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky, Oliver Stone, Milos Forman, Andy Davis, Bryan Singer and Terrence Malick, as well as some of the industry’s biggest stars, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr., Sean Penn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Travolta, Ben Kingsley, Kate Winslet, John Cusack, Jude Law, Renee Zellwegger, Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Edward Norton, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Williams, Shia LaBeouf, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Mark Ruffalo, Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Lopez, Anthony Hopkins, Jamie Foxx, Eva Mendes, Adrien Brody, Woody Harrelson, Nick Nolte, Ian McKellen, Barbra Streisand and Jeff Bridges. The company was formed in 1995 by Mike Medavoy and Arnie Messer, with partners including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Onex, Fremantle Media and Showtime. Phoenix ’s first three films were The Mirror Has Two Faces, directed by Barbra Streisand, two-time Oscar® winner Milos Forman’s widely acclaimed The People vs. Larry Flynt and Oliver Stone’s U-Turn. In 1997 legendary filmmaker Terrence Malick returned to filmmaking after 19 years with The Thin Red Line for Phoenix Pictures, which went on to receive seven Oscar® nominations: Best Picture, Director, Screenplay based on material previously published, Cinematography, Editing, Score and Sound. That same year, Phoenix produced Urban Legend, which was the fifth top-grossing film released by Columbia/TriStar in 1998. Phoenix has also produced Dick, Lake Placid, directed by Steve Miner, Whatever It Takes, directed by David Raynr, Mad About Mambo, the sequel Urban Legends: Final Cut, directed by John Ottman, Roger Spottiswoode’s The 6th Day starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Basic, directed by John McTiernan; Holes, based on the award-winning New York Times best selling children’s novel, directed by Andy Davis; In My Country, Stealth, directed by Rob Cohen, and All the King’s Men, directed by Steve Zaillian. In 2007 came the independently financed Miss Potter, directed by Chris Noonan, Pathfinder, directed by Marcus Nispel, Resurrecting the Champ, directed by Rod Lurie, License to Wed, directed by Ken Kwapis and the critically acclaimed Zodiac, by David Fincher. Shutter Island, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley and Michelle Williams, will be in theaters in February 2010. Phoenix is currently completing Shanghai for The Weinstein Company, directed by Mikael Hafstrom, starring John Cusack and Gong Li, and will soon be starting on Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman, Winona Ryder and Mila Kunis. Other feature films in development include a remake of RoboCop for MGM, and an adaptation of John Grisham’s best-selling novel Playing for Pizza.

Kim Fields joins the cast of What To Expect!
08/09/2011

Kim Fields joins the cast of What To Expect!

Chase Crawford also joins the cast of What To Expect When You're Expecting!
07/13/2011

Chase Crawford also joins the cast of What To Expect When You're Expecting!

Elizabeth Banks joins the cast of What To Expect When You're Expecting!
07/11/2011

Elizabeth Banks joins the cast of What To Expect When You're Expecting!

Black Swan may have started a new hair trend.
06/29/2011
Celebrities In Ballerina Buns: Is It the 'Black Swan' Effect?

Black Swan may have started a new hair trend.

The ballerina bun is a classic style because it is effortless and shows off the natural beauty of a woman, according to TRESemmé celebrity stylist Jeanie Syfu. But we can't help but wonder if

06/16/2011
THR Directors Roundtable

This is just fantastic. The Hollywood Reporter's interview with Darren Aronofsky, Tom Hooper, David O. Russell, and more!

Film directors Tom Hooper ('The King's Speech'), Lisa Cholodenko ('The Kids Are All Right'), Darren Aronofsky ('Black Swan'), David O. Russell ('The Fighter'...

Check out these GORGEOUS retro posters for Black Swan!
06/15/2011

Check out these GORGEOUS retro posters for Black Swan!

Interesting and quick read on Huffington Post about Natalie Portman's Oscar
04/08/2011
Natalie Portman: Oscars 2011 Best Actress Winner-Phoenix Pictures Inc.

Interesting and quick read on Huffington Post about Natalie Portman's Oscar

Natalie Portman was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in "Black Swan," in which she plays a mentally plagued ballet dancer striving for perfection and the lead part in "Swan Lake" -- and losing her mind in the process.

04/08/2011

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10203 Santa Monica Blvd. #400
Los Angeles, CA
90067

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