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Marc Butan is an American film producer and CEO at MadRiver Pictures, a Beverly Hills, California-based motion picture production company. During his career, he has served as co-president at Sierra/Affinity, president at Panorama Media, president at 2929 Productions and executive vice president of production at Lionsgate, where he was responsible for overseeing film production for the studio. Butan was previously an investment banker at Kidder, Peabody & Co. and Prudential Financial. In 2015, he founded MadRiver Pictures to produce star-driven commercial feature films. Since inception, the company has produced James Gray's The Lost City of Z starring Charlie Hunnam; Burr Steers' Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Triple 9 starring Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Winslet and Woody Harrelson; Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House starring Liam Neeson and most recently James Gray's Ad Astra starring Brad Pitt. In 2016, MadRiver Pictures and Vincent Maraval's Insiders joined forces to form an international film sales joint venture, IMR international, which was later renamed MadRiver International. Butan is a native of Dayton, Ohio and an alumnus of Ohio State University, where he became a member of Phi Kappa Tau.
Movies & TV Series
The Zookeeper's Wife
The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty h...
A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christma...
When his lawyer wife, Sofia, becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly must take a job at his father-in-law's advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, an...
A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
An 80s one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and...
An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. ...