SAFE HAVEN Nicholas Sparks Productions, Relativity Media, Temple Hill Entertainment's Romance directed by Lasse Hallström starring Josh Duhamel.
Relativity Media is a next-generation studio engaged in multiple aspects of entertainment, including full-scale film and television production and distribution, the co-financing of major studio film slates, music publishing, sports management and digital media. Additionally, the company makes strategic partnerships with, and investments in, media and entertainment-related companies and assets. To date, Relativity has produced, distributed, and/or structured financing for more than 200 motion pictures. Released films have accumulated more than $17 billion in worldwide box office receipts. Relativity’s recent films include: The Raven, Mirror Mirror, Act of Valor, Haywire, Immortals, Tower Heist, Bridesmaids, Limitless, Hop, Cowboys & Aliens, Battle: Los Angeles, Little Fockers, The Fighter, The Social Network, Salt, Despicable Me, Grown Ups, Dear John, It’s Complicated, Couples Retreat and Zombieland. Upcoming films for Relativity include: The Bourne Legacy, House at the End of the Street and 21 and Over. Thirty-nine of the company’s films have opened to No. 1 at the box office. Relativity films have earned 60 Oscar® nominations, including nods for The Fighter, The Social Network, The Wolfman, A Serious Man, Frost/Nixon, Atonement, American Gangster and 3:10 to Yuma. Sixty-two of Relativity’s films have each generated more than $100 million in worldwide box-office receipts. RelativityREAL, Relativity’s television arm, has nearly 70 projects in production, including 21 original series that are currently airing or will air in the upcoming television season including Police Women for TLC, Coming Home for Lifetime and The Great Food Truck Race for Food Network. Relativity also owns and operates RogueLife, Relativity’s digital content studio is developing original content for the web and creating sustainable online platforms and communities. Relativity Music Group, a music division of Relativity, provides music supervision, music publishing catalogues and soundtrack services for films produced and/or distributed by Relativity Media and other major Hollywood studios. Relativity Sports is a fast-growing sports management company dedicated to providing high-profile athletes with a full-range of professional development services. Leslie Bibb, Justin Long and Jason Sudeikis star in Relativity Media’s Movie 43.
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21 AND OVER Mandeville Films, Relativity Media, SkyLand Entertainment, Virgin Produced's Comedy directed by Jon Lucas & Scott Moore starring Justin Chon.
MALAVITA Director Luc Besson reviews a scene with star Robert DeNiro on the set of Relativity Media´s "Malavita."
PARANOIA Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman star in Relativity Media´s Paranoia.
21 AND OVER Miles Teller, Justin Chon, and Skylar Astin star in Relativity Media´s 21 and Over.
SAFE HAVEN Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough star in Relativity Media´s "Safe Haven."
MOVIE 43 Anna Faris stars in Relativity Media’s "Movie 43."
Ryan Kavanaugh (Chief Executive Officer) Ryan Kavanaugh, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Relativity Media (Relativity), is a successful producer and highly-regarded expert in film finance. Most recently, Kavanaugh has produced such films as Relativity’s magical comedy Mirror Mirror, starring Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, and Nathan Lane, Tarsem Singh’s 3D epic adventure Immortals, Neil Burger’s thriller Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper and Oscar®-winner Robert De Niro, and David O. Russell's The Fighter starring Oscar®-nominated Mark Wahlberg and Oscar®-winner Christian Bale. Kavanaugh is in production on the gripping drama Dust to Dust starring Bale, Oscar®-nominated Casey Affleck and Zoe Saldana, from the critically-acclaimed writer and director of Crazy Heart, Scott Cooper as well as Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven. He also executive produced the critically- acclaimed, eight-time Oscar®-nominee The Social Network. Kavanaugh’s films also include Universal's Despicable Me and Mamma Mia!, Lionsgate's Brothers and 3:10 to Yuma; Sony's Grown Ups and Screen Gems' Dear John. Kavanaugh was honored with the 2009 Hollywood Producer of the Year Award at the 13th Annual Hollywood Awards Gala and Daily Variety published a special issue honoring Kavanaugh as a Billion Dollar Producer. In 2010, The Hollywood Reporter bestowed the Leadership Award to Kavanaugh and dedicated a special issue in his honor. Kavanaugh has also been named Variety’s Showman of the Year 2011 and was honored at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Kavanaugh was recently named one of Fortune's 40 Under 40 Most Influential People in Business and Forbes’ Future 400: Ones To Watch. Kavanaugh has created business and financial structures for a number of studios, production companies and producers, and has introduced over $10 billion of capital to these structures. During Relativity’s first year of operation, Kavanaugh executed an avant-garde finance deal for Marvel Studios which led them to make the successful Iron Man franchise. Kavanaugh went on to structure business deals for such companies as: Sony, Universal, Warner Brothers, among many others. Kavanaugh has acquired a wealth of strategic assets including the marketing and distribution operations of John Malone’s Liberty Media/Starz’ film unit Overture Films, and reaching a first of its kind TV pay deal with Netflix. In addition, Kavanaugh forged a marketing, promotional, and production partnership with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin brands, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Produced, in which the company owns a stake. Kavanaugh also brokered an innovative cross-platform marketing partnership with Clear Channel Radio, the leading media company in America with more reach in the U.S. than any radio or television outlet. Kavanaugh was also instrumental in launching Relativity’s historic partnership with China’s Huaxia Film Distribution Co. Ltd. to become equal partners in Sky Land Entertainment with private-equity firm SAIF Partners and IDG China Media to handle production and distribution of films in China and U.S. This marks the first strategic alliance with a Chinese government-sponsored company. With Kavanaugh at the helm, Relativity is an established media and entertainment company engaged in creating, financing and distributing first class, studio quality entertainment content and intellectual property across multiple platforms, as well as making strategic partnerships with, and opportunistic investments in, entertainment-related companies and assets. Relativity has produced, distributed, and/or structured financing for more than 200 motion pictures, generating more than $17 billion in worldwide box office revenue and earning 60 Oscar® nominations. Outside of the entertainment business, Kavanaugh is committed to many philanthropic endeavors and makes giving back to the community a priority. He has been recognized for his charitable work by such esteemed organizations as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, whose Board of Governors honored him with its Hollywood Humanitarian Award; the Sheriff’s Youth Foundation, which presented him with its Community Champion Award in recognition of his outstanding dedication to inner-city young people; and by First Star for his dedication to improving life for child victims of abuse and neglect. Kavanaugh was also honored with the 2011 Entertainment Industry Award by the Anti-Defamation League, a group committed to fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry of all kinds. The award is given to individuals who demonstrate leadership and extraordinary innovation in the entertainment industry. Kavanaugh serves as the Chairman of the Board for The Art of Elysium, an organization that encourages actors, artists and musicians to voluntarily dedicate their time and talent to children who are battling serious medical conditions. Tucker Tooley (President, Relativity Media) Tucker Tooley serves as President, Relativity Media overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations, its business divisions, personnel and all matters relating to Relativity’s theatrical motion picture film slate. Tooley joined Relativity in 2007 as President, Worldwide Production and was integral in transitioning the company’s Single Picture Films division into a full-fledged studio which develops, finances, produces, distributes, markets and acquires feature films. In his role as President, Tooley oversees all of Relativity’s company divisions which includes: Film, RogueLife (Relativity’s digital content studio), Relativity Music Group, Relativity Sports, TV Sales & Digital Distribution and Home Entertainment. Tooley also oversees marketing, theatrical distribution and all international business operations that comprise Relativity’s network of foreign output partners, as he manages 18 overall deals with international distributors around the world. While at Relativity, Tooley spearheaded the acquisition of the Bandito Brothers’ Navy SEAL action-thriller Act of Valor which opened to No. 1 in its box office debut. He has executive produced and overseen two additional No. 1 openers including the 3D epic adventure Immortals starring Henry Cavill, Oscar®-nominated Mickey Rourke and Freida Pinto and the paranoia-fueled thriller Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish and Oscar®-winner Robert De Niro. Tooley also oversaw such projects as the highly-acclaimed The Fighter, starring Oscar®-nominated Mark Wahlberg, Oscar®-nominated Amy Adams and Oscar®-winners Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, and the box office hit Dear John, directed by Oscar®- nominated Lasse Hallström, starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried. Most recently, Tooley executive produced the magical family comedy Mirror Mirror starring Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts, the dynamic action-thriller Haywire from Oscar®-winning director Steven Soderbergh and the upcoming comedy from the writers of The Hangover, 21 and Over. He is currently overseeing production on the gritty and gripping dramatic thriller currently-titled Out of the Furnace from the critically-acclaimed director Scott Cooper and is in pre-production on the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel Safe Haven, as well as the reinvention of the cult classic The Crow. During Tooley’s time at Relativity, its Single Picture Films division has earned recognition with a multitude of Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominations for such films as: The Fighter, Brothers, and Nine. In 2009, Tooley was also honored by the Ischia Global Film Festival as Executive of the Year. Prior to joining Relativity, Tooley served as CEO of Tooley Productions where he independently produced television shows and feature films including Shadowboxer, starring Oscar®- winner Helen Mirren and Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious), as well as the critically-acclaimed Felon, directed by Ric Roman Waugh. In 1999, Tooley established the production company, Newman/Tooley Films, with then producing partner Vincent Newman. Over the next seven years, the duo produced a successful slate of both independent and studio movies, working with the top talent in Hollywood. Described by “Fade In” magazine in their top 100 people of Hollywood Issue as the “rarest of combinations,” Tooley was able to consistently produce commercial films, package A-list talent and deliver films on budget and on schedule. Tooley began his producing career as a creative executive at Interlight Pictures. He received his B.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara. © Copyright 2012 Relativity Media. All Rights Reserved.
MOVIE 43 Relativity Media presents in association with Virgin Produced a GreeneStreet Films, Wessler Entertainment, Witness Protection Films' Comedy.
HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET Relativity Media, Zed Filmworks, A Bigger Boat, FilmNation Entertainment's Horror, Thriller directed by Mark Tonderai.