Mary Parent

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Mary Parent
Born1968 (age 55–56)
OccupationFilm producer

Mary Parent (born 1968) is an American film producer, and former studio executive.


In February 2011, she co-founded Disruption Entertainment, a company with a first-look deal at Paramount Pictures. The company co-produces films with Legendary Entertainment.[1] She was formerly the Chairperson of Metro Goldwyn Mayer's Worldwide Motion Picture Group.[2] She was a former President of Production for Universal Pictures. There, she was responsible for Meet the Fockers, The Bourne Supremacy, Serenity, and other films. In 2004, Parent and Scott Stuber were named Vice Chairman of Worldwide Production for Universal Pictures. In 2005, Universal inked a production deal with the duo under the shingle Stuber/Parent Productions. Under Stuber/Parent, she has produced such films as Role Models (2008), Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008), The Kingdom (2007), and You, Me and Dupree (2006). She produced Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, the Darren Aronofsky epic Noah and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015).[3] Parent worked at New Line Cinema in the 1990s.

In 2008, Parent placed 28th on The Wall Street Journal's "50 Women to Watch 2008" list.


She was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit Ref.
1996 Set It Off Executive producer
1997 Trial and Error
1998 Pleasantville
2006 You, Me and Dupree
2007 The Kingdom Executive producer
2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
Role Models
2013 Pacific Rim
2014 Noah
2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
The Revenant
2016 Monster Trucks
2017 Kong: Skull Island
Same Kind of Different as Me
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising
2019 Detective Pikachu
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
2020 Enola Holmes
2021 Godzilla vs. Kong
2022 Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths Executive producer
Enola Holmes 2
2024 Dune: Part Two
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire
2025 Minecraft
Production manager
Year Film Role
1997 Dangerous Ground Executive in charge of production


  1. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. "Mary Parent Producing Legendary's Guillermo Del Toro-Produced 'Pacific Rim'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  2. ^ Reuters March 13, 2008
  3. ^ Graser, Marc; Kroll, Justin (August 16, 2012). "Paramount ramping up animation slate". Variety. Retrieved August 17, 2012.
  4. ^ "Paramount Dates 'Spongebob Squarepants 2,' 'Monster Trucks' for 2015". The Hollywood Reporter. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
  5. ^ Chitwood, Adam (June 30, 2022). "'Godzilla vs. Kong' Sequel Gets 2024 Release Date; 'Dune 2' Pushed to November 2023". TheWrap. Archived from the original on August 9, 2022. Retrieved August 8, 2022.

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