Edward R. Pressman

One of Hollywood’s most respected and prolific producers, Edward R. Pressman’s extensive body of work consists of more than 80 world-class motion pictures including Oliver Stone’s Wall Street (1987) and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), Werner Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), Jason Reitman’s Thank You for Smoking (2005), Mary Harron’s American Psycho (2000), Alex Proyas’ The Crow (1994), Kathryn Bigelow’s Blue Steel (1989), Barbet Schroeder’s Reversal of Fortune (1990), and Terrence Malick’s BADLANDS (1973). Pressman’s numerous accolades include the Life Career Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films; the Gotham Independent Film Award for Lifetime Achievement; and the Chevalier Des Arts et Letters Medal from the French Cinematheque. He continues his thirty-year tradition of forging new territory in both the independent and Hollywood arenas with the upcoming reinvention of The Crow to be directed by Javier Gutierrez of Before the Fall (2008), a Louis Armstrong biopic with actor/director Forest Whitaker, Bloodsport with director Phillip Noyce of Salt (2010), and Happy Valley, based on the NYT best-seller Paterno by Joe Posnanski and to be directed by Brian De Palma and starring Al Pacino as the legendary Penn State football coach. For more information on Pressman and his work, go to www.pressman.com.

Edward R. Pressman
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