Doug Belgrad founded 2.0 Entertainment, a film and television production and co-financing company based at Sony, after a 26-year career at that studio, capped by a 3-year stint as President of the Motion Picture Group.
Under his deal, he will produce and co-finance a number of upcoming Sony films, including “Peter Rabbit” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Bad Boys 3”.
Belgrad was a senior executive at Sony since 2003 when he was promoted to President of Production at Columbia Pictures. During his tenure, Belgrad oversaw franchises such as Men in Black, Bad Boys, Jump Street, Grown-Ups, and others. He also supervised production on the studio’s successful run of non-fiction dramas, which kicked off with The Social Network and continued with Zero Dark Thirty, Captain Phillips, American Hustle, and Concussion.
Doug graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in history. He began his career at Kidder, Peabody as a securities analyst, specializing in media and entertainment companies, before joining Columbia Pictures in 1989.