Pat is looking for Biopic, Drama & Thriller Features and Smart Romantic-Comedies in the vein of Woody Allen, Cameron Crowe, or James L Brooks films.
FURY, starring John Crosby Management client Shia LaBeouf
Pat O'Brien is the Literary Manager for John Crosby Management in charge of finding new projects for their high-profile clients. John Crosby Management is helmed by veteran manager John Crosby, whose clients include Shia LaBeouf (FURY, BORG MCENROE, TRANSFORMERS), John Hurt (V FOR VENDETTA, ALIEN, HELLBOY), Rene Russo (THOR, RANSOM, THE INTERN, OUTBREAK), James Denton ("Desperate Housewives", FACE/OFF, "Good Witch"), Suleka Mathew ("Claws", "Hawthorne", TOUCH OF PINK), and Mark Collier ("As the World Turns", "Days of Our Lives")
Pat O’Brien served as a Feature Development intern for Academy-Award nominated Producer Brian Oliver (BLACK SWAN) at Cross Creek Pictures in Hollywood. He then moved from Cross Creek Pictures to work as a Development Assistant to Head of Development, John Orlando, at Sony Pictures Television’s digital division, Crackle. From there he assisted the Vice President of Television Literary, Lindsay Howard, at the Agency for the Performing Arts (APA) in Beverly Hills. And was most recently the Development Coordinator at Laurence Mark Productions (FLATLINERS, I, ROBOT, DREAMGIRLS) before moving to John Crosby Management.
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