Sunday Night Productions

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Sunday Night Productions
Private
IndustryProduction company
Founded2013; 7 years ago (2013)
FounderJohn Krasinski
Allyson Seeger
Headquarters,
U.S.
Key people
John Krasinski (Chairman and CEO)

Sunday Night Productions is an American film and television production company founded by John Krasinski and Allyson Seeger in 2013. It is known for producing the television series Lip Sync Battle, Dream Corp, LLC and Jack Ryan, the YouTube streaming news show Some Good News, and the feature-length films The Hollars, A Quiet Place, and A Quiet Place Part II.

History[edit]

In 2013, John Krasinski and Allyson Seeger formed Sunday Night Productions with Krasinski's money from The Office.[1] In May 2014, Krasinski and Seeger produced his film directorial debut The Hollars,[2] which was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics.[3] In September 2014, Krasinski would produce both Shawn Wines' law student turned garbage collection comedy, as well as Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan's workplace/family hybrid through Sunday Night for NBC, but, there have been no further developments for both shows.[4] In November 2015, it was announced that Krasinski and Seeger will co-produce Dream Corp, LLC with Stephen Merchant for Adult Swim.[5] In September 2016, it was announced that Krasinski and Seeger will co-produce Alex Carter's adaptation of the My Bad Parent book and blog for Fox, but there have been no further developments since.[6] In March 2017, it was announced that Krasinski and Seeger will co-produce the film A Quiet Place with Platinum Dunes for Paramount Pictures, with Krasinski also co-writing and directing.[7]

Projects in development[edit]

In 2013. Krasinski will produce an action-adventure movie he wrote with Oren Uziel for Warner Bros.[8] In April 2018, Krasinski and Platinum Dunes will produce the sci-fi thriller Life on Mars, based on a short story by Cecil Castellucci for Paramount.[9] In May 2018, Sunday Night will produce Krasinski and Aaron Sorkin’s Chateut Marmont miniseries The Hotel on Sunshine, for HBO.[10] In July 2018, Sunday Night will co-produce a Marc Rich biopic with Matt Damon in talks to play Rich.[11] On March 22, 2019, Sunday Night will produce the film adaptation of Rebecca Alexander’s memoir Not Fade Away for Annapurna Pictures along with David O. Russell, with Emily Blunt in talks to play Alexander.[12]

Filmography[edit]

In production[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film title Director Budget Gross (worldwide) Notes
2016 The Hollars John Krasinski $3.8 million $1.1 million
2018 A Quiet Place John Krasinski $17–21 million $340.9 million
2021 A Quiet Place Part II John Krasinski N/A N/A

Television[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2015–present Lip Sync Battle Paramount Network with Eight Million Plus Productions, Matador Content, Four Eyes Entertainment and Casey Patterson Entertainment
2016–present Dream Corp, LLC Adult Swim with Caviar Content (season 1), Alive and Kicking, Inc. (season 2) and Williams Street
2017–present Jack Ryan Paramount Network with Amazon Prime, Platinum Dunes, and Skydance
2020–present Some Good News YouTube N/A

Awards and recognition[edit]

Critics' Choice Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2019 Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie A Quiet Place Won [14]
Best Structured Series Lip Sync Battle Nominated [15]

Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2018 Outstanding Structured Reality Program Lip Sync Battle Nominated [16]
2017 Outstanding Structured Reality Program Lip Sync Battle Nominated
2016 Outstanding Structured Reality Program Lip Sync Battle Nominated

Producers Guild of America Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2018 Outstanding Producer of Competition Television Lip Sync Battle Nominated [17]
2017 Outstanding Producer of Competition Television Lip Sync Battle Nominated [18]

Webby Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2020 Webby Award for Special Achievement Some Good News Won [19]
2019 Webby Award for Video - Trailer Dream Corp LLC Dream Sequence Nominated [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Booth, Jessica (August 7, 2018). "How John Krasinski went from 'The Office' star to a Hollywood leading man". Insider.com. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  2. ^ Yamato, Jen (May 5, 2014). "John Krasinski To Direct and Star in 'The Hollars' With Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins & Margo Martindale". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (January 29, 2016). "Sundance: John Krasinski's 'The Hollars' Bought By Sony Classics". Variety. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike (September 22, 2014). "John Krasinski Sells 2 Comedies To NBC". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Stanhope, Kate (November 7, 2015). "John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant Animated Comedy Picked Up to Series at Adult Swim". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  6. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (September 28, 2016). "John Krasinski Producing Family Comedy 'My Bad Parent' at Fox (Exclusive)". Variety. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  7. ^ Kroll, Justin (March 15, 2017). "John Krasinski to Write, Direct and Star with Emily Blunt in 'Quiet' Thriller". Variety. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Fleming Jr., Mike (December 16, 2013). "John Krasinski, Oren Uziel Sell Spec To Warner Bros; Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Producing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  9. ^ Kit, Borys (April 21, 2018). "John Krasinski Plans Sci-Fi Thriller 'Life on Mars' With 'A Quiet Place' Team (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  10. ^ a b Blyth, Atonia (May 8, 2018). "John Krasinski & Aaron Sorkin Chateau Marmont Project in the Works". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  11. ^ a b Fleming Jr., Mike (July 2, 2018). "Matt Damon & John Krasinski Tap into Bill Clinton-Pardoned Fugitive Marc Rich Tale 'The King of Oil' At Universal". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  12. ^ a b N’Duka, Amanda (March 21, 2019). "Emily Blunt in Talks To Star 'Not Fade Away' At Annapurna; John Krasinski & David O. Russell Producing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  13. ^ Kroll, Justin (April 11, 2018). "John Krasinski Reteams With 'A Quiet Place' Producers for 'Life on Mars'". Variety. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  14. ^ "John Krasinski dedicates Critics' Choice win to family".
  15. ^ "Winners of the Inaugural Critics Choice Real TV Awards".
  16. ^ "John Krasinski Emmy Awards & Nominations".
  17. ^ "2018 PGA Award Winners".
  18. ^ "2017 PGA Award Winners".
  19. ^ "2020 Webby Award Winners".
  20. ^ "Webby Trailer 2019 Nominee".