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Jim Lemley (born March 9, 1965) is an American film and television producer based in Paris.
Born March 9, 1965, Lemley is the son of Jack Lemley. Jack Lemley is the owner and CEO of Lemley and Associates. Jack Lemley was the Chief Executive of TransManche Link, the consortium that built the Channel Tunnel, which is the largest privately financed construction project in history. Jack Lemley was awarded the Commander of the British Empire ("CBE") by Queen Elizabeth II for his work on the Channel Tunnel.
After starting his career in New York working in the music business for Island Records, Lemley moved to Los Angeles to pursue film. He then spent time at both Disney Company and NBC Universal before joining Icon Entertainment in 1992.
Over the next decade at Icon, he quickly rose through the ranks eventually serving as CEO of the London-based Icon Entertainment International. At Icon, he worked on various films including Maverick, Immortal Beloved, Braveheart, Anna Karenina, Payback, 187, and We Were Soldiers. Additionally, he produced several television projects, including the highly rated The Three Stooges for ABC and Invincible for TBS. In 2001, Lemley resigned from Icon to produce films independently.
In 2002, Lemley teamed with Ridley and Tony Scott to executive produce the medieval romance Tristan & Isolde, which was directed by Kevin Reynolds. In 2005, he partnered with Bonnie Curtis to executive produce the Wes Craven thriller Red Eye.
Lemley’s most recent credits include the Timur Bekmambetov directed action thriller Wanted (starring Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy), the critically acclaimed drama The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and the post-apocalyptic animated feature 9, directed by Shane Acker, which he produced with Bekmambetov and Tim Burton.
Lemley reteamed with Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton to produce Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, released by Twentieth Century Fox in June 2012. Lemley is also producing multiple projects including Wanted 2 and Moby Dick  for Universal, and a science fiction project called Forever to be directed by Gareth Edwards of Monsters fame. Both Bekmambetov and Lemley will co-produce the film.
Lemley is a member of the Producers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America and Screen Actors Guild. He serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Idaho, College of Business and Economics, and is a member of the Founders Group of the 5D Immersive Design Conference.
He earned a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Idaho in 1988.
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) (Producer)
- 9 (2009) (Producer)
- Wanted (2008) (Producer)
- The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) (Executive Producer)
- Tristan & Isolde (2006) (Executive Producer)
- Red Eye (2005) (Executive Producer)
- We Were Soldiers (2002) (Executive Producer)
- Anna Karenina (1997) (Associate Producer)
- Payback (1999) (Unit Production Manager)
- 187 (1997) (Unit Production Manager)
- Immortal Beloved (1994) (Production Manager)
- Maverick (1994) (Production Manager: Second Unit; Production Supervisor)
- Airborne (1993) (Production Supervisor)
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Music Trailer featuring "POWERLESS" by Linkin Park (2012) (Producer)
- Red Eye ... Man on Fishing Boat (2005)
- The Chumscrubber (2005)
- 9: The Long and the Short of It (2009)
- 9: 9: U-Control Picture in Picture (2009)
- HBO First Look: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
- 2006 issue 08 (2006). "Let the fun and games begin | Magazine Features". Property Week. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
- "Jim Lemley Filmography". Fandango.com. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
- Leydon, Joe (2006-01-12). "Tristan and Isolde Review — Read Variety's Analysis Of The Movie Tristan and Isolde". Variety.com. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
- Garrett, Diane; Fleming, Michael (2007-03-19). "Jolie 'Wanted' for Universal film — Entertainment News, Film News, Media". Variety. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
- "9 | Jim Lemley Bio | Focus Features Movies |". Focusfeatures.com. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
- Fleming, Michael (2008-09-22). "Bekmambetov to direct 'Moby Dick' - Entertainment News, Los Angeles, Media". Variety. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
- "Executive Connections". Uidaho.edu. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
- "France Magazine - Sophie Marceau". Francemag.com. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
- "Delta Tau Delta | About Us". Delts.org. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
- Jim Lemley at the Internet Movie Database
- MTV on the Set of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Media Gallery at USA Today
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Sneak Peek at USA Today
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter on CBS News
- Tim Burton's Introduction to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter via Deadline Hollywood
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - A Look Inside Lincoln's Vault featured in Time Entertainment
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Hero Complex featured in the Los Angeles Times
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter at CinemaCon 2012 featured in The Hollywood Reporter
- Tyler Bryant Announces Contribution to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
- The Wall Street Journal Market Watch - USS Abraham Lincoln to Welcome Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Interview with Jim Lemley Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln
- Interview with Producer Jim Lemley on the Set of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Music Trailer featuring "POWERLESS" by Linkin Park