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Jon Jashni


JonJashni is in charge of the shooting and production of all films produced by Legendary Pictures Inc., and he is also the Chief Creative Director (CCD) of Legendary Entertainment. Jashni is presently working on the production of Warcraft and the upcoming Blackhat directed by Michael Mann. He is also the executive producer of Unbroken starring Angelina Jolie.

Jashni is the producer of Pacific Rim: Maelstrom and Godzilla co-produced by Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, executive producer of 300: Rise of an Empire with Legendary Pictures, Jackie Robinson’s biographical sports film 42, the international hit, Clash of the Titans and The Town co-written, directed by and starring Ben Affleck.

Before joining Legendary Pictures, Jashni served as President with Hyde Park Entertainment Group, a producer and credit company trading with the 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. At Hyde Park Entertainment, he supervised the production of Shopgirl, Dreamer and Prophecy.

Before Hyde Park Entertainment, Jashni was a producer who once took charge of the production of the sensational romantic comedy film Sweet Home Alabama directed by Andy Tennant. He first cooperated with Tennant on the romantic fairy drama Ever After: A Cinderella Story produced by the 20th Century Fox. At that time, Jashni was a senior executive producer and supervisor in charge of the filming and production of the film.

Jashni also co-produced two films nominated for Oscar Awards: The Hurricane, the critically acclaimed film starring Denzel Washington who received the Best Actor nomination, and Anna and the King starring Jodie Foster that received two Oscar Awards nominations.

Jashni sits on the Board of Trustees at the American Film Institute. He is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America. He attended the University of Southern California and graduated with a bachelor degree. He also attended UCLA Anderson School of Management and graduated with a MBA.

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