EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Steckler is exiting his submit as President of Film Production at Imperative Entertainment to concentrate on producing below his newly launched shingle Enhanced Hammer. In addition to main his manufacturing firm, he’ll act as a guide to Imperative Entertainment on choose initiatives. Steckler arrived at Imperative in July 2019.
“My happiest experiences over time each as a producer and a studio govt concerned working with storytellers which might be working on the best ranges making memorable, impactful work. I hope to proceed to help expertise that I each consider in and admire. My manufacturing firm, Enhanced Hammer, is a nod to a time period within the artwork world that connotates a murals that’s of such prime quality that that it could possibly command a premium scenario. I hope to do the identical in leisure,” Steckler advised Deadline.
The producer’s new shingle will proceed to develop initiatives with such administrators as Alexander Payne, Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander, Pamela Adlon, David Slade, Josh Greenbaum, Scott Burns and Salli Richardson-Whitfield.
Recently, Steckler produced Joe Kosinski’s Spiderhead starring Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller, which debuted on Netflix at No. 1 within the streamer’s high ten rankings. Upcoming initiatives embody Susanna Fogel’s Cat Person for Studio Canal, with Emilia Jones and Nicholas Braun based mostly on Kristen Roupenian’s viral brief story for The New Yorker, in addition to Tony Kaye’s impartial movie The Trainer with Vito Schnabel, Julia Fox, Lenny Kravitz and Steven van Zandt.
Steckler is a veteran within the leisure trade, with over 20 years in manufacturing. Prior to Imperative Entertainment, Steckler was EVP and the primary worker at Condé Nast Entertainment, the place he helped construct the enterprise and produced Old Man & The Gun
He additionally served as SVP of Production at Fox Searchlight the place he shepherded such movies because the Oscar profitable blockbusters Juno and Black Swan, in addition to the Oscar profitable Crazy Heart, and 500 Days of Summer, 6x Oscar nominee 127 Hours, Whip It and Jennifer’s Body. He began at di Bonaventura Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment the place he helped produce 1408 and Derailed and helped oversee The Recruit and The Count of Monte Cristo.
Steckler has been concerned in over 40 movies which have collectively grossed over $2 billion in field workplace receipts and have received 5 Oscars whereas receiving 22 nominations.
He is represented by Jonathan Shikora at Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler Feldman Clark.