EXCLUSIVE: Prolific filmmaker and Servant Executive producer M. Night Shyamalan has signed with Range Media Partners, who will also represent Shyamalan’s production company, Blinding Edge Pictures, headed by production chairman Ashwin Rajan. At Range, Shyamalan joins former WME agents Tanya Cohen and Rich Cook, now both managers and partners of the new company. He will continue to be represented by WME and lawyer Michael Schenkman.
Oscar-nominated Shyamalan is one of today’s most prolific auteur filmmakers with wide commercial appeal and a leading genre storyteller in film and television. Entering its fourth decade of cinema, Shyamalan’s films, which include The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Visit, Split and Glass, have grossed over $ 3 billion worldwide.
Shyamalan is currently the spearhead of the Apple TV + series Servant as a writer, director and executive producer. The thriller’s recent second season tripled its first season viewership, becoming one of the streamer’s most-watched series. Servant, which follows a grieving Philadelphia couple after unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home, has been renewed for a third season, which is currently in production.
Coming soon, Universal is set to release Shyamalan’s next film, Old, July 23. The film, whose trailer premiered on Super Bowl Sunday, features an ensemble cast that includes Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Aaron Pierre and Ken Leung.