Chief Executive Officer
An acclaimed writer, producer and director of blockbuster films and highly-rated television projects, Dean Devlin serves as chairman and CEO of Electric Entertainment, the full-service film, television, worldwide sales & distribution company, and studio he founded in May 2001, which also houses Electric Post, a state-of-the-art digital effects and post production facility.
Throughout the course of his career, Devlin has been a prolific provider of crowd pleasing film and television fare, including producing and co-writing some of the most successful feature films of all time -- Stargate, Godzilla and Independence Day -- which grossed more than $800 million worldwide. Devlin recently completed production as Executive Producer and Showrunner on the fourth season of TNT's “The Librarians”, which premiered in 2014 and stars Noah Wyle, Rebecca Romijn and John Larroquette. Devlin also produced the sequel Independence Day: Resurgence for Twentieth Century Fox. His next feature film, Bad Samaritan, which he directed and produced, stars David Tennant and Robert Sheehan and will be released nationwide on May 4, 2018 through Electric’s distribution arm.
Also under the Electric banner, Devlin produced Flyboys, Eight-Legged Freaks, Cellular and the critically acclaimed documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? Just prior to forming Electric Entertainment, Devlin produced the Mel Gibson period drama, The Patriot, which was nominated for three Academy Awards® and earned Gibson a People’s Choice Award for Best Actor.
In television, Devlin executive-produced five seasons of the fan favorite, “Leverage”, the action-packed TNT series starring Oscar®-winner Timothy Hutton. Devlin also executive-produced three Librarian movies of the week for TNT, starring Noah Wyle, the success of which led to the Librarians series. In 2005, along with Bryan Singer he executive produced the Emmy-winning SyFy project “The Triangle”.
Electric has recently entered the domestic distribution space and has released Rob Reiner’s historical biopic LBJ starring Woody Harrelson as well as The Book of Love starring Jason Sudeikis, Jessica Biel and Maisie Williams.