Sean Bailey

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Not to be confused with Shaun Bailey.
Sean Bailey
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Sean Bailey at the San Diego Comic-Con in July 2010.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation President of Motion Picture Production at The Walt Disney Studios
Years active 2002–present

Sean Bailey is a television and film producer who currently serves as president of production at Walt Disney Studios, overseeing films produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Bailey came to prominence in the early 2000s by partnering with Ben Affleck as producer on various projects,[1] including co-founding LivePlanet.

Career[edit]

As an executive of LivePlanet, Bailey served as executive producer for The Emperor's Club, Project Greenlight, Push, Nevada (which he also co-wrote with Affleck), producer Best Laid Plans, Matchstick Men, Gone Baby Gone.

In 2008, the film wing of LivePlanet was dissolved and Bailey teamed with Disney to form the production banner Idealogy Inc, which has produced Tron: Legacy the sequel to the 1982 film Tron.[2] In November 2009, it was announced that Bailey would produce a remake of the 1979 film The Black Hole.[2]

In January 2010, Bailey was named president of production at The Walt Disney Studios.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sperling, Nicole. "Disney Studios hires new production chief: Sean Bailey". Entertainment Weekly. 
  2. ^ a b "The Hollywood Reporter | Heat Vision: 'Tron: Legacy' team mount a 'Black Hole' remake". Heatvisionblog.com. Retrieved 2009-12-01. 
  3. ^ Graser, Marc (2010-01-14). "Disney names Sean Bailey production chief". Variety.