Greg Shapiro is the Academy Award®-winning producer of The Hurt Locker, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, which received a total of six Oscars® including Best Picture. Shapiro was also executive producer on Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty, which received five Academy Award® nominations, and Detroit, directed by Bigelow, written by Mark Boal, and released by Annapurna in August 2017.
Recent films include Serenity, written and directed by Steven Knight, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jason Clarke, Diane Lane, and Djimon Honsou, and The Rhythm Section, directed by Reed Morano and starring Blake Lively and Jude Law, and The Professor directed by Wayne Roberts, starring Johnny Depp, Zoey Deutsch and Danny Huston.
Upcoming films include Voyagers, written and directed by Neil Burger, and starring Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan and Lily Rose Depp. Also Breaking New in Yuba County, directed by Tate Taylor and starring Allison Janney, and The Secrets We Keep, directed by Yuval Adler and starring Noomi Rapace and Joel Kinnaman.
Shapiro also produced James Gray’s The Immigrant, starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner, which premiered at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival as part of the official competition and was released by The Weinstein Company in 2014. His other producing credits include Child 44 directed by Daniel Espinosa; The Conspirator, directed by Robert Redford; The Rules of Attraction directed by Roger Avary; and the popular Harold & Kumar franchise.
For television, Shapiro was the Executive Producer of “Graves,” a 10-episode, half-hour political satire produced by Lionsgate TV and Epic. “Graves”, which ran for two seasons, premiered in the fall of 2016 and promptly earned star Nick Nolte a Golden Globe® nomination for his role as ex-President Richard Graves.