You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Dan Lin sets new two-year deal at Warner Bros.

Producer has had pact at studio since 2008

Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008.

Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday.

During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert Downey Jr. and “The Invention of Lying” and exec produced “Terminator Salvation.”

Warner Bros. Pictures Group prexy Jeff Robinov said, “Dan’s track record is undeniably successful and I’m pleased that he will remain an invaluable member of the Warner Bros. family.”

He’s also producing the animated “The Lego Movie,” set for a Feb. 7, 2014, opening as the first title out of Warner’s newly minted creative consortium. Other projects in development include “Spyhunter,” directed by Ruben Fleischer; “Deathnote,” directed by Shane Black; “It,” directed by Cary Fukunaga; “Moses”; and “The Brotherhood: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia.”

Prior to forming Lin Pictures, Lin served as a senior VP of production for Warners for eight years, most notably overseeing Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed.”

Lin Pictures execs include senior VP Jon Silk, director of development Seanne Winslow and creative exec Mark Bauch.

Lin Pictures has a separate deal with Warner Bros. Television via a TV division run by Jennifer Gwartz. Company just wrapped on drama pilot “The Secret Lives of Wives” for Lifetime and Warner Horizon.

More Film

  • museum gael garcia bernal Mexico Cinema

    Berlin: Gael García Bernal’s ‘Museum’ Powers Up Sales for Luxbox

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

  • 'Styx' Review: Wolfgang Fischer's Lean, Gripping,

    Berlin Film Review: 'Styx'

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

  • 'Dressage' Review

    Berlin Film Review: 'Dressage'

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

  • Berlin Facetime: Director Pascal Plante of

    Berlin Facetime: Director Pascal Plante of 'Fake Tattoos'

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

  • Film News Roundup: Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'Kindergarten

    Film News Roundup: Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'Kindergarten Teacher' Sells to Netflix

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

  • 'Mug' Review: Blackhearted Satire on Small-Minded,

    Berlin Film Review: 'Mug'

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

  • Richard Glickman Dead

    Richard Glickman, Engineer and Fog Machine Designer, Dies at 91

    Dan Lin and his Lin Pictures have reupped at Warner Bros. with a two-year first-look feature deal, continuing a relationship dating to 2008. Deal comes with the studio opening “Gangster Squad,” produced by Lin, Kevin McCormick and Michael Tadross, on Friday. During his tenure, Lin has produced both of the “Sherlock Holmes” films starring Robert […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content