Beau Flynn

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Beau Flynn
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Flynn in 2014
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Marley Shelton (m. 2001)
Children 2

Beau Flynn is an American film producer. He is known for producing large commercial films such as San Andreas, Hercules and Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, as well as critically acclaimed independent films like Requiem for a Dream and Tigerland. He has been married to film actress Marley Shelton since 2001 and they have two daughters.


Flynn has been producing feature films for over 18 years. He now owns and operates FlynnPictureCo (formerly Contrafilm),[1] where he produces high concept, franchise and genre projects across all media platforms. Over the course of his career, Flynn has produced over 30 films that have earned more than $1.9 billion at the worldwide box office.

Flynn’s San Andreas, stars Dwayne Johnson and Carla Gugino and is directed by Brad Peyton. The 3D disaster film, written by Carlton Cuse, is based on Flynn’s original idea and was released by Warner Bros. worldwide on May 29, 2015.

Prior to that, Flynn released Hercules, for MGM and Paramount, with Johnson starring in the titular role, Brett Ratner directing and Evan Spiliotopoulos writing the screenplay. It is based on the Radical comic book property, “Hercules: The Thracian Wars.”

Flynn's Two Night Stand, independently financed and produced, stars Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton. Max Nichols made his feature directorial debut on a script by Mark Hammer.

Flynn also produced Solace.

Future projects[edit]

On May 29, 2013, 20th Century Fox acquired Ben Mezrich's book Seven Wonders for a trilogy. Flynn and Brett Ratner produced the film through their different companies.[2] On June 5, 2013, Universal Pictures acquired the remake rights to the 2007 anime Vexille which Flynn would be producing along with Vinson.[3] On September 19, 2014, New Line set Flynn to produce the crime thriller North of Reno written by Banipal and Benhur Ablakhad.[4]

Flynn Picture Company[edit]

On August 22, 2011, after starting his company, Flynn Picture Company, Flynn again signed on with the New Line for a two-year first-look deal. He agreed to continue to produce big concept studio films.[5] FlynnPictureCo's staff includes Senior Vice President Wendy Jacobson, Vice President Scott Sheldon, Assistant to Beau Flynn Shelby Thomas and Assistant to Wendy Jacobson and Scott Sheldon Sawyer Bock.

Personal life[edit]

Flynn met film actress Marley Shelton on the set of Bubble Boy in 2000, and the two married in July 2001.[6] Their first daughter, West Flynn, was born on September 6, 2009.[7] Ruby Jeanne Flynn, their second daughter, was born on May 1, 2012.[8][9][10]



  1. ^ "Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson Shutting Contrafilm; Going Separate Ways". TheWrap. Retrieved June 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (May 29, 2013). "Fox Buys Ben Mezrich's 'Seven Wonders' Book; Brett Ratner, Beau Flynn Producing". Retrieved March 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Kroll, Justin (June 5, 2013). "Universal Acquires 'Vexille' with Evan Spiliotopoulos Adapting (EXCLUSIVE)". Retrieved March 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ Busch, Anita (September 19, 2014). "New Line Nabs Crime Thriller Spec 'North of Reno' For 'San Andreas' Producer Beau Flynn". Retrieved March 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ Kit, Borys (August 22, 2011). "Producer Beau Flynn Returns to New Line". Retrieved March 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Marley Shelton Biography". Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  7. ^ Eng, Joyce (September 8, 2009). "It's a Girl for Marley Shelton". TV Guide. Retrieved November 18, 2010. 
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  9. ^ "FILE: Marley Shelton Welcomes Daughter Ruby Jeanne". Yahoo News. 2 May 2012. Archived from the original on 11 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Marley Shelton Welcomes Daughter Ruby". 1 May 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 

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