Bill Pohlad

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Bill Pohlad is a film producer. He is the son of Eloise (O'Rourke) and banker and businessman Carl Pohlad, who owned the Minnesota Twins baseball franchise from 1984 to 2009, and brother of current owner Jim Pohlad.

On January 24, 2012, he was nominated for an Academy Award for the film The Tree of Life.[1][2]

A biopic on Brian Wilson's life titled, Love and Mercy will be released in 2014. It will be directed by Bill Pohlad and will star Paul Dano as a younger Brian, John Cusack as an older Brian along with Paul Giamatti as Dr. Eugene Landy and actress Elizabeth Banks as Wilson's wife Melinda. Shooting wrapped on the film on August 27, 2013 although a release date for the film has yet to be announced. Brian Wilson posted a photo of himself along with Cusack and Melinda on his Twitter page.[3]


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