Caledonia Productions Head Patrick Daly To Serve As Overseeing Consultant Across All Theatrical Projects For EON Productions
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, EON Productions today announced they have hired film, television, and theater producer, Patrick Daly, as Overseeing Consultant, in charge of production and development across all theatrical projects. Independent of his work with EON Productions, Daly will continue to run the company he launched last year, Caledonia Productions, in producing and developing its own upcoming slate of stage and screen projects.
"We are incredibly lucky to now have Patrick on board to oversee our theater projects. He has a fantastic track record, great relationships throughout the industry, and - most importantly - impeccable taste in content," said Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.
Mr. Daly commented, "It is a thrill to be working closely with EON Productions to further grow what is already a hugely exciting slate of theatrical projects both in the U.K. and the U.S. I look forward to working to bringing the current projects to the stage as well as seeking out further opportunities for us to explore."
Patrick Daly (Producer) spent 12 years as Vice President/Producer at Jean Doumanian Productions before launching Caledonia Productions, producing for screen and stage. He is the producer of the recent film Una (dir. Benedict Andrews), based on the Olivier Award-winning play Blackbird by Scottish playwright David Harrower, starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn. He is also a co-producer of the film August: Osage County (dir. John Wells, two 2014 Academy Award nominations) and Exec Producer of the upcoming film Galveston (dir. Melanie Laurent, starring Ben Foster and Elle Fanning) and the Executive Producer of Every Brilliant Thing for HBO and the current television series "Shrink" on NBC. Theatrical productions, in the both US and the UK, include Chimerica (five Olivier Awards including Best New Play); The Mountaintop by Katori Hall (Olivier Award for Best New Play) both the West End production and the Broadway run starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett; August: Osage County by Tracy Letts (five Tony Awards, 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama); Tribes by Nina Raine (2012 Drama Desk Award for Best New Play); and The Effect by Lucy Prebble in recent partnership with The National Theatre of Great Britain. Caledonia is currently developing a number of scripted series with partners including Cuba Pictures ("Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell," "McMafia"), Fremantle Media ("The Young Pope," "American Gods"), UFA in Germany ("Deutschland 83") and the U.S. adaptation of "The IT Crowd" adapted by Graham Linehan ("Black Books," "Motherland," "Father Ted") for Universal/NBC. There is also a feature film in development with Film 4.