Toby Emmerich

Toby Emmerich (born February 8, 1963), is an American producer, film executive, and screenwriter and the current chairman of the Warner Bros. Pictures Group.

Toby Emmerich
NationalityAmerican
EducationB.A. Wesleyan University
OccupationFilm producer
Parent(s)Constance Marantz Emmerich
André Emmerich
FamilyNoah Emmerich (brother)
Adam Emmerich (brother)

Background

He was born the son of Constance (née Marantz), and André Emmerich (1924–2007), a Frankfurt-born gallery owner and art dealer. His parents lived in New York City at the time of his birth. His parents are both Jewish, with his mother being of Romanian and Hungarian descent and his father of German and French.[1] He is the brother of actor Noah Emmerich and Adam Emmerich, a leading mergers & acquisitions lawyer at the firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He attended The Calhoun School in New York City and then graduated from Wesleyan University.

He has been producer or executive producer of over 50 films, and he also wrote the screenplays to the films Frequency and The Last Mimzy, among other screenplays. He was also the executive music producer of the films Menace II Society and Above The Rim and is given thanks in the credits of Wayne Kramer's 2006 crime/action thriller film Running Scared.[2][3]

After serving as president of production at New Line Cinema, Emmerich became president and chief operating officer of New Line on March 18, 2008. In 2017, he became President and Chief Content Officer of the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, and later in 2018 its chairman.[4][5] As chairman, he "has oversight of the Studio’s global theatrical production, marketing and distribution operations and also oversees the marketing and distribution activities of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment".

Filmography

Year Title Notes
19948 Secondsmusic supervisor
Above the Rimexecutive in charge of music: New Line
Even Cowgirls Get the Bluesexecutive music producer
The Endless Summer IIexecutive in charge of music
Dumb and Dumbermusic executive
1995Sevenexecutive in charge of music
Delta of Venusexecutive in charge of music
The Viking Sagasmusic executive: New Line
Now and Thenexecutive in charge of music
1996Bed of Rosesexecutive in charge of music
Pie in the Skyexecutive in charge of music
Mother Nightexecutive in charge of music
Last Man Standingexecutive in charge of music
The Long Kiss Goodnightexecutive in charge of music
In Love and Warexecutive in charge of music
1997Dangerous Groundexecutive in charge of music
Love Jonesexecutive in charge of music
B*A*P*Sexecutive in charge of music
Austin Powers: International Man of Mysteryexecutive in charge of music
Julian Poexecutive in charge of music
Boogie Nightsexecutive in charge of music
1998The Wedding Singerexecutive in charge of music
Dark Cityexecutive in charge of music
Mr. Nice Guyexecutive in charge of music
Lost in Spaceexecutive in charge of music
Overnight Deliveryexecutive in charge of music
Wooexecutive in charge of music
1999Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Meexecutive in charge of music
Magnoliaexecutive in charge of music
2000Boiler Roomexecutive in charge of music
Frequencywriter: screenplay/producer
The Cellexecutive in charge of music
200115 Minutesexecutive in charge of music
Rush Hour 2executive producer
2002All About the Benjaminsexecutive producer
Blade IIexecutive producer
Austin Powers in Goldmemberexecutive producer
Friday After Nextexecutive producer
2003Final Destination 2executive producer
Willardexecutive producer
The Real Cancunco-executive producer
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloydexecutive producer
How to Dealexecutive producer
Secondhand Lionsexecutive producer
Elfexecutive producer
2004The Butterfly Effectexecutive producer
Highwaymenexecutive producer
Laws of Attractionexecutive producer
The Notebookexecutive producer
Cellularexecutive producer
Raise Your Voiceexecutive producer
After the Sunsetexecutive producer
Blade: Trinityexecutive producer
2005Son of the Maskexecutive producer
King's Ransomexecutive producer
Monster-in-Lawexecutive producer
Wedding Crashersexecutive producer
The Manexecutive producer
A History of Violenceexecutive producer
Dominoexecutive producer
Just Friendsexecutive producer
The New Worldexecutive producer
2006Final Destination 3executive producer
Take the Leadexecutive producer
Hootexecutive producer
Grilledexecutive producer
Snakes on a Planeexecutive producer
How to Eat Fried Wormsexecutive producer
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginningexecutive producer
Little Childrenexecutive producer
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destinyexecutive producer
The Nativity Storyexecutive producer
2007Code Name: The Cleanerexecutive producer
The Number 23executive producer
The Last Mimzywriter: screenplay
Fractureexecutive producer
Hairsprayexecutive producer
Rush Hour 3executive producer
Shoot 'Em Upexecutive producer
Mr. Woodcockexecutive producer
Renditionexecutive producer
Martian Childexecutive producer
The Golden Compassexecutive producer
2008Be Kind Rewindexecutive producer
Semi-Proexecutive producer
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bayexecutive producer
Sex and the Cityexecutive producer
Journey to the Center of the Earthexecutive producer
Appaloosaexecutive producer
Pride and Gloryexecutive producer
Four Christmasesexecutive producer
2009Inkheartexecutive producer
He's Just Not That Into Youexecutive producer
17 Againexecutive producer
Ghosts of Girlfriends Pastexecutive producer
My Sister's Keeperexecutive producer
2010Dear Johnexecutive producer
Valentine's Dayexecutive producer
Sex and the City 2executive producer
2011Hall Passexecutive producer
Horrible Bossesexecutive producer
New Year's Eveexecutive producer
2012Rock of Agesexecutive producer
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journeyexecutive producer
2013Snitchproduction executive
Jack the Giant Slayerexecutive producer
The Incredible Burt Wonderstoneexecutive producer
We're the Millersexecutive producer
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaugexecutive producer
2014Tammyexecutive producer
Horrible Bosses 2executive producer
2015Vacationexecutive producer
2016Keanuexecutive producer
The Conjuring 2executive producer
Central Intelligenceexecutive producer
Collateral Beautyexecutive producer
2017Fist Fightexecutive producer
Going in Styleexecutive producer
The Houseexecutive producer
Itexecutive producer
The Disaster Artistexecutive producer
2018Game Nightexecutive producer

References

  1. Miller, Gerri (2019-05-28). "Noah Emmerich Enters 'The Hot Zone'". Jewish Journal. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  2. "Running Scared". 24 February 2006 via IMDb.
  3. "Press Releases - Time Warner Inc".
  4. Lang, Brent (9 January 2018). "Warner Bros. Shake-Up: Toby Emmerich Named Film Chairman, Sue Kroll Out". Variety. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  5. "Toby Emmerich". Warner Bros. Retrieved 24 September 2018.


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