Marc Platt Productions is an entertainment company that produces feature films, television, streaming content and live theatre. Marc Platt's projects have garnered a combined 41 Oscar nominations, 36 Tony nominations, 33 Golden Globe nominations and 48 Emmy nominations, and have grossed over $5 billion worldwide.
Among his films are Aaron Sorkin's critically acclaimed The Trial of the Chicago 7 which earned six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture; La La Land which tied the record for the most Oscar nominations in history with 14, winning six; Bridge of Spies which earned six Oscar nominations including Best Picture; Disney's Mary Poppins Returns and Into The Woods which both earned multiple Academy Award nominations; Legally Blonde; Nine; Drive; Rachel Getting Married; Wanted; The Girl on the Train; and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.
Among his upcoming films are three for Disney: Cruella starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson; live-action feature The Little Mermaid, directed by Rob Marshall; and a live-action Snow White. Additionally, he is producing Universal's Dear Evan Hansen based on the Tony Award winning Broadway musical; director Damien Chazelle's Babylon starring Brad Pitt for Paramount; and Thunder Force for Netflix starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer.
In theatre Platt produced the blockbuster Wicked, currently in its 18th year on Broadway. His other shows include The Band's Visit which won 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical; War Paint, Indecent, Oh, Hello on Broadway, If/Then, Three Days of Rain, and Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands. In television, Platt executive produced "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" and "Grease Live!", receiving the top Emmy Awards for both productions. He also produced HBO's Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning miniseries "Empire Falls." Platt's other television shows include "Rent" (two Emmy Awards); "A Christmas Story Live"; "Once Upon A Mattress"; "The Path To 9/11"; and MTV's series "Taking The Stage." Prior to becoming an independent producer, Mr. Platt served as president of production for three movie studios--Orion, TriStar and Universal.