05/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

John Hart Forms Company With Smuggler

The new Smuggler will handle film, TV and legit projects, with offices in Gotham, L.A. and London. Hart praised his new partners' "roster of talented directors and their dedication to new media". Smuggler's plan for this year is to set up two film projects, workshop a stage musical and produce a Web series ticketed for cable TV. Hart's 15 feature credits include "Revolutionary Road," "You Can Count on Me" and "Boys Don't Cry". 1

Hart, the producer behind a series of indie hits during the past decade, is forming a company with commercial and music-video outfit Smuggler. The producer of "Boys Don't Cry" and "Revolutionary Road" as well as Broadway revivals like "Guys and Dolls" is teaming with Patrick Milling Smith and Brian Carmody of Smuggler to form production and financing entity Smuggler Films. Smuggler Films also has made a group of hires, bringing on BBC veteran Ben Limberg as head of production, Charles Stone from Hart's Evamere Entertainment as director of theater development and Weinstein Co. alum Emily Kaplan as creative exec. 2
  1. John Hart Hides Out With Smuggler (Variety)
  2. John Hart Forms Company With Smuggler (Hollywood Reporter)

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