Brad Grey is Chairman of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment (BGE). BGE’s affiliated companies include Brillstein-Grey Management, Brad Grey Television and Plan B, a motion picture production company in partnership with Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. Forbes Magazine has described BGE as “Hollywood’s most successful management and production firm.”
In addition to “The Sopranos,” over the last twenty years Brad Grey and BGE have produced some of the finest shows on television including “The Larry Sanders Show,” “NewsRadio,” “Just Shoot Me,” “According to Jim,” and “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Through Plan B, Brad Grey along with Richard Zanuck is producing “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” for Warner Brothers which will begin production at London’s Pinewood Studios in June 2004. The retelling of the classic Roald Dahl tale will be directed by Tim Burton and will star Johnny Depp. Plan B is also in pre-production on “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon to be written and directed by Steve Kloves, the screenwriter of the “Harry Potter” motion pictures. Plan B also acquired the rights to remake “Infernal Affairs,” the Andrew Lau-directed actioner that was Hong Kong’s top grossing film in 2002. Other projects include “The Time Traveler’s Wife” from the book by Audrey Niffenegger, “A Million Little Pieces” by author James Frey, “The Hatfields and the McCoys” to be written by Eric Roth, and “A Mighty Heart” based on Marianne Pearl’s book about her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
Brillstein-Grey Management’s extensive list of clients includes among many others: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox Arquette, Nicolas Cage, the Honorable Rudolph Giuliani, Lorne Michaels, Brad Pitt and Adam Sandler.
Grey, a Golden GlobeÂ® Award winner as an Executive Producer of “The Sopranos” and a four-time winner of the George Foster Peabody Award, is a seventeen-time EmmyÂ® and Academy AwardÂ® nominee.
In March 2003 Grey received an honorary doctorate in humane letters from his alma mater, the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Grey serves on the Board of Directors of the UCLA School of Medicine, Project A.L.S., KCET Los Angeles Public Television, the Dean’s Council at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and the Board of Councilors at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema – Television.