Jonathan Glickman Named New Miramax CEO

Miramax has appointed Jonathan Glickman as its new CEO, effective immediately. The global studio has also acquired certain film, television and other projects of Panoramic Media, the independent film and TV production company founded by Glickman in 2020.

At Panoramic Media, Glickman produced films “Creed 3” and “The Underdoggs,” and executive produced Netflix’s Emmy-nominated smash “Wednesday.” He is currently executive producing the Netflix limited series “Zero Day,” starring Robert De Niro and Angela Bassett.

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“With its world-renowned library and the united desire from its shareholders to produce IP-based as well as original projects, Miramax is uniquely placed to be the leading independent film and television studio for the years to come,” Glickman said in a statement. “I cannot wait to join Miramax’s dedicated team, alongside my partners at beIN and Paramount Global, and continue this company’s tradition of creating unforgettable stories for film, TV and beyond.”

Glickman began his career as a producer of more than 40 films with critical and commercial hits across a broad array of genres, from the “Rush Hour” franchise to “While You Were Sleeping.”

During his more than eight-year tenure as President of MGM’s Motion Picture Group, Glickman oversaw the three highest-grossing James Bond films (“Skyfall,” “Spectre” and “No Time to Die”) as well as revived the studio’s “Rocky” franchise with “Creed” and “Creed 2.”

Miramax is a joint venture beIN Media Group and Paramount Global and has a first look deal with Paramount Pictures.

“Jonathan’s leadership will see Miramax broaden our already-extensive IP base and build upon our commitment to compelling original content,” said beIN Media Group chairman Nasser Al-Khelaïfisaid. “We will also focus on expanding Miramax’s footprint across the globe, with local story-telling and production outside of Hollywood, across movies and series. Together with our partners at Paramount, we welcome Jonathan to the team and look forward to continued creativity, innovation and growth.”

Paramount Pictures president and CEO Brian Robbins added, “I’ve known and worked with Jonathan for over two decades and I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome him in this new role. With his combination of creative and commercial instincts, he will undoubtedly build on Miramax’s recent successes and deliver a new generation of iconic hit films and series. Under his leadership, Miramax is poised to build on its incredible legacy of top-tier library properties, films, and television projects.  Along with our partners at beIN, we are confident in Jonathan’s ability to lead Miramax into the future.”

The Hollywood Reporter was first to report the news.

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