Denver and Delilah Productions

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Denver and Delilah Productions or Denver & Delilah Films is a film production company founded by actress and producer Charlize Theron. It is based in Los Angeles, California.


Charlize Theron founded Denver and Delilah Films in the early 2000s, and named the company after her two dogs Denver and Delilah.[1] The company's film productions include the 2003 film Monster, 2006's East of Havana, 2008's Sleepwalking, 2011's Young Adult and 2017's Atomic Blonde.[2]

Collaborations and deals[edit]

In July 2013, the company signed on with Bunim/Murray Productions to develop and produce unscripted programming for television.[3] In January 2015, Denver & Delilah signed a first look deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop and produce scripted series for NBCUniversal, and for that the company hired Laverne McKinnon as head of scripted television. While Beth Kono and A.J. Dix also partnered with Theron on these projects.[4] One project in development, with comic book writer Greg Rucka, is an adaptation of the stop-motion animated comedy web series The Most Popular Girls in School.[5]



Year Film title Director Gross (worldwide) Notes
2003 Monster Patty Jenkins $60.4 million Won one Academy Award (best actress)
2006 East of Havana Jauretsi Saizarbitoria, Emilia Menocal Documentary film
2008 Sleepwalking William Maher
2011 Young Adult Jason Reitman $22.65 million
2015 Dark Places Gilles Paquet-Brenner $3.5 million
2016 Brain on Fire Gerard Barrett
2017 Atomic Blonde David Leitch $98.4 million
2018 Tully Jason Reitman
2018 Gringo Nash Edgerton $9.2 million
2018 A Private War Matthew Heineman
2019 Flarsky Jonathan Levine


Year Title Creator Notes
2017 Girlboss Kay Cannon
2017 Mindhunter Joe Penhall


  1. ^ Ramanathan, Lavanya (September 18, 2009). "With Burning Plain and Other Work, Charlize Theron Pushes to Make Days Count". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Charlize Theron - Denver and Delilah Productions". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ Patten, Dominic (July 29, 2013). "Charlize Theron's Denver & Delilah And Bunim/Murray Ink Unscripted Joint Venture". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 15, 2015). "Charlize Theron's Company Inks First-Look Deal With Universal Cable Prods". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (January 15, 2015). "Charlize Theron Inks First-Look Deal With Universal Cable Prods". Variety. Retrieved August 14, 2015. 

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