EXCLUSIVE: Range Media Partners has signed filmmaker Len Wiseman.
He will next debut his highly anticipated film Ballerina, which is set to bow on June 7, 2024. The film is an action spinoff of the lucrative John Wick franchise and follows a young assassin, played by Oscar nominee Ana de Armas, who seeks revenge against the people who killed her family. The film also stars Keanu Reeves reprising his role as John Wick after a box office success with John Wick: Chapter 4, along with Norman Reedus and Lance Reddick.
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Best known for his Underworld film series, which was released as five films starting with Underworld which bowed in 2003. The film starred Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman and Michael Sheen and led to four sequels starting with Underworld: Evolution, which he also directed. He would go on to produce future sequels Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Underworld: Awakening and Underworld: Blood Wars through his Sketch Films banner.
Other films directed by Wiseman include the sci-fi thriller Total Recall and the fourth installment of the Die Hard series, Live Free Or Die Hard. On the TV side, Wiseman has executive produced series including fan favorite Lucifer starring Tom Ellis, which aired on Fox for three seasons before being picked up by Netflix for an additional three, the remake of the classic series Hawaii Five-O for CBS along with Fox’s APB and Sleepy Hollow, both of which were produced through Wiseman’s Sketch Films banner.
Wiseman will continue to be represented by CAA, Narrative and Behr Abramson Levy.