Bradley Fuller

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Fuller at the Sydney premiere of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014

Bradley "Brad" Fuller is an American film and television producer. He co-owns Platinum Dunes, partnering with both Michael Bay and Andrew Form.

Early life and education[edit]

Fuller is a 1987 graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut.[1][2] Michael Bay, another of the co-owners of Platinum Dunes, is also an alumnus of the school (Class of 1986).[1] Directors Joss Whedon and Miguel Arteta were also Fuller's classmates at Wesleyan.[3]

Career[edit]

Circa 2001/2002, Fuller, his childhood friend Michael Bay, and Andrew Form founded Platinum Dunes,[3] a production company which specializes in producing horror movies, such as the remakes The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), The Amityville Horror (2005), Friday the 13th (2009),[2] and A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010),[4][5] and original horror franchises such as Ouija (2014), prequel Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016), and The Purge Trilogy.  

Fuller has produced multiple films that garnished box-office success. Both The Purge: Anarchy and Ouija (2014) have each grossed over $100,000,000 worldwide,[6][7] while Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) has reached as high as $485,000,000.[8] Fuller, along with Platinum Dunes, was named The Hollywood Reporter (THR)'s "2014's Producers of the Year".[9] In 2015, the company was named as part of THR's 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood.[10] The company's latest films are 2016 releases Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Purge: Election Year and Ouija: Origin of Evil.

Fuller has also found success in producing for television. His TV works include the Starz series Black Sails and TNT naval drama The Last Ship. He has also produced an unscripted television show, Billion Dollar Wreck, which premiered on February 8, 2016.[11] He’s currently producing the Amazon series Jack Ryan, based on the Tom Clancy novels, which is due to premiere in early 2018.

Prior to co-founding Platinum Dunes, Fuller previously worked as a talent manager,[2] as well as produced the films Emmett’s Mark, starring Gabriel Byrne and Tim Roth, and A Better Way To Die, featuring Natasha Henstridge and André Braugher. 

Personal life[edit]

He and his wife, Alexandra, have two sons: Cameron, an actor,[12] and his younger brother Paxton.

Filmography[edit]

Producer[edit]

Year Film Credit Notes
1998 Virtual Girl Producer
2000 A Better Way to Die Producer
2001 Virtual Girl 2: Virtual Vegas Producer
2002 Emmett's Mark Producer
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Executive Producer
2005 The Amityville Horror Producer
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Producer
2007 The Hitcher Producer
2009 The Unborn Producer
Friday the 13th Producer
Horsemen Producer
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Producer
2013 The Purge Producer
2014 The Purge: Anarchy Producer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Producer
Ouija Producer
Black Sails Executive Producer Starz Series 2014-2017
The Last Ship Executive Producer TNT Series 2014–Present
2015 Project Almanac Producer
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Producer
The Purge: Election Year[13] Producer
Ouija: Origin of Evil Producer
Billion Dollar Wreck Executive Producer History Channel Series, 9 Episodes
2017 Jack Ryan Executive Producer Amazon Series, 8 Episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pictures from Past Events". Film Studies Department, Weskeyan University. Retrieved May 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Cast and Crew". visualhollywood.com. 
  3. ^ a b Giroux, Jack (June 7, 2013). "'The Purge' Producer Brad Fuller on The Future of Platinum Dunes". filmschoolrejects.com. Retrieved May 22, 2016. 
  4. ^ Fleming, Michael (January 29, 2008). "New Line Sets Up New 'Nightmare'". Variety. Reed Elsevier. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Producers Andrew Form and Bradley Fuller on Set Interview A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET". collider.com. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  6. ^ "The Purge: Anarchy". boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Ouija". boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)". boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Hollywood Reporter Reveals 2014 Producers of the Year". HollywoodReporter.com. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  10. ^ "The 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood". HollywoodReporter.com. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Billion Dollar Wreck". History.com. Retrieved May 22, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Cameron Fuller". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  13. ^ Miska, Brad (January 16, 2015). "'Purge' Won't Be a Prequel, and Frank Grillo Could Return". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved May 22, 2016. 

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