- Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017
Brian O'Shea, The Exchange CEO, announced today that The Exchange, a leading film finance and sales company, has hired producer Tom McNulty (THE SPECTACULAR NOW, DATE NIGHT) to launch their first ever film development and production division.
With more than $2 billion at the box office under his belt, now at The Exchange McNulty's upcoming projects include Universal's action-adventure THE REAL MCCOY, starring Chris Pratt (JURASSIC WORLD, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) written by Bill Dubuque (THE ACCOUNTANT, THE JUDGE), STX' romantic heist film SEPTILLION TO ONE directed by Mark Romanek and DreamWorks' comedy THE ESCORT. McNulty is currently in pre-production for the independent thriller Beef, starring Thomas Mann (ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, KONG: SKULL ISLAND) Jai Courtney, (SUICIDE SQUAD, TERMINATOR: GENISYS) and Timothy Olyphant (Justified, The Santa Clarita Diet),
Previously, McNulty was President of Production at Global Produce, a Universal Studios based film production company. While there he produced the award winning Sundance hit THE SPECTACULAR NOW starring Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley and Brie Larson directed by James Ponsoldt.
Prior to that he ran Shawn Levy's 21 Laps Entertainment at 20th Century Fox where he produced DATE NIGHT and THE ROCKER and was a production executive on the hugely successful NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Night. At Sony Pictures, McNulty was Executive Vice President of Production for Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, where he oversaw the entire film slate, including MR. DEEDS, ANGER MANAGEMENT, 50 FIRST DATES, CLICK and THE LONGEST YARD. McNulty got his start working as a creative executive for former AMPAS president Sid Ganis' Out of the Blue Entertainment, where he developed BIG DADDY for Sony and the original DEUCE BIGALOW, MALE GIGOLO for Disney.
"By bringing Tom on, we are taking a big step toward our feature film production and development goals. We had such a great experience with Tom on THE SPECTACULAR NOW it was easy to see him as part of the team. Tom's taste is exceptional, his talent relations are very strong, and he brings to our growing company some outstanding projects. We could not be more excited about his future at The Exchange," said O'Shea.
"I'm thrilled to be a part of The Exchange team, with the goal of spearheading a new production initiative. I look forward to building out this new division immediately and continue to work with world class filmmakers and talent," said McNulty
About The Exchange
Collaborative and transparent, The Exchange is an international sales and finance company committed to creating strong relationships between filmmakers, film financers and distributors through the exchange of product, information and commerce. Created Brian O'Shea, the company specializes in high quality, commercial films that appeal to North American audiences and the ever-evolving global film market. For more information, please visit: www.theexchange.ws.