Mike Macari is a Film Producer who is a Producer of the hugely successful American remake of the Japanese horror film THE RING for Dreamworks Pictures and its sequel THE RING TWO, AMUSEMENT and THE INVISIBLE starring Justin Chatwin (Shameless) and Marcia Gay Hardin.
He recently completed production on 6 SOULS starring Julianne Moore and Johnathan Rhys-Meyers and is in pre-production on the action thriller KUNG FU HIGH SCHOOL to be directed by Stuart Maschwitz and on the horror film TEMPLE to be shot in Japan which was written by Simon Barrett (YOUR NEXT) and will be directed by JT Petty (MIMIC, HELL BENDERS).
In addition, he is actively developing, packaging and producing over forty other studio and independent film and television projects. Previously, he was a Development and Production Executive for Fine Line Features/New Line Cinema where he was responsible for overseeing the development and production of projects for Fine Line Features. A few of the projects that he was responsible for include THE ANNIVERSARY PARTY starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Alan Cumming, Kevin Kline, and Gwyneth Paltrow and HUMAN NATURE starring Patricia Arquette and Tim Robbins. He also covered various domestic and international film festivals and tracked independent feature films at all stages of production for potential domestic and international distribution.
Prior to joining Fine Line, Mike was an agent trainee at United Talent Agency where he worked with such clients as Joel and Ethan Coen, Wes Anderson and Curtis Hanson. He is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Texas at Austin Law School in addition to being a member of the California State Bar.