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Doug Belgrad
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Doug Belgrad in 2015
NationalityUnited States
OccupationFilm producer/CEO, 2.0 Entertainment
Notable work
Men in Black, Bad Boys, The Social Network, Zero Dark Thirty

Doug Belgrad is an American film and television producer. He was previously an executive at Sony for nearly 27 years before founding 2.0 Entertainment, a film and television production and co-financing company based at Sony. [1] He is known for supervising films such as Men in Black and Bad Boys for Sony Pictures.

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Early life

Belgrad was raised in Highland Park, Illinois. [2] His father owned and operated a furniture manufacturing business founded by his grandfather. [2] He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in history. He began his career at Kidder, Peabody as a securities analyst, specializing in media and entertainment companies, before joining Columbia Pictures in 1989.

Career

Sony Pictures

In 2008, he was named co-president of production at Sony Pictures Entertainment with Matt Tolmach. [3] [4] [5] In 2010, Tolmach left Sony Pictures Entertainment and Belgrad was named as sole president of the studio. [4] [5] Belgrad worked on The Karate Kid , which was the second co-production between a Hollywood studio and a Chinese studio, and the first shot entirely on the mainland. [6] In June 2016, it was announced that Belgrad would be leaving Sony to move into a producing role. [7]

2.0 Entertainment

Under the 2.0 Entertainment banner, Belgrad produces and co-finances a number of Sony movies, including the recent Peter Rabbit which has grossed over $300 million worldwide. [8]

2.0 is building a television production arm, with upcoming projects including LA’s Finest, a one-hour pilot in production for NBC, starring Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union. [9]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleCo-productionDistributionNotes
2018 Peter Rabbit Executive Producer Columbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
Olive Bridge Entertainment
Animal Logic
2.0 Entertainment
Screen Australia
Screen NSW
Sony Pictures Releasing Released
2019 Charlie's Angels ProducerColumbia Pictures
Perfect World Pictures
2.0 Entertainment
The Cantillon Company
Brownstone Productions
2020 Bad Boys for Life Columbia Pictures
2.0 Entertainment
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Overbrook Entertainment
Peter Rabbit 2 Executive ProducerColumbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
Olive Bridge Entertainment
Animal Logic
2.0 Entertainment
Screen Australia
Screen NSW
Upcoming

Television

TitleRoleFirst airedLast airedSeasonEpisode(s)Co-productionNetworkNotes
L.A.'s Finest Executive producerMay 13, 2019present 1 13 2.0 Entertainment
Jerry Bruckheimer Television
Sony Pictures Television
Spectrum

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References

  1. http://deadline.com/2016/09/doug-belgrad-2-0-entertainment-sony-pictures-bad-boys-3-zombieland-2-charlies-angels-1201814008/
  2. 1 2 McClintock, Pamela (July 17, 2012). "Executive Suite". Hollywood Reporter.
  3. Deadline: "Matt Tolmach Discusses Exit As Sony Pics Prez And Segue To Producing 'Spider-Man'" by Mike Fleming Jr October 29, 2010
  4. 1 2 Borys Kit Matt Tolmach Steps Down From Columbia Pictures to Produce Spider-Man hollywoodreporter.com, Retrieved on November 27, 2013
  5. 1 2 "Longtime Columbia Pictures Ciefs Matt Tolmach And Doug Belgrad Transition Into New Roles". Moviecitynews.com. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  6. http://articles.latimes.com/2010/may/30/entertainment/la-ca-karatekid-20100530
  7. http://deadline.com/2016/06/doug-belgrad-leaving-sony-pictures-motion-picture-group-president-1201766508/
  8. https://www.the-numbers.com/movie/Peter-Rabbit-(2018)#tab=summary
  9. http://deadline.com/2018/04/bad-boys-spinoff-pilot-nbc-title-las-finest-1202363538/