TRILOGY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
The Trilogy Entertainment Group enjoys a decades-long track record in motion pictures and television. Founded by John Watson and Pen Densham, their multi-faceted company has produced seventeen motion pictures, seven major TV series, and several high-profile TV movies and mini-series.The company has produced theatrical features that include such films as BLOWN AWAY, TANK GIRL, LARGER THAN LIFE, MOLL FLANDERS and THE DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS . Co-founding partners John Watson and Pen Densham exploded onto the scene co-writing and producing ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES which generated over $500 million in worldwide box-office, record breaking for that time, and followed up the same year with BACKDRAFT, which they developed and produced. ROBIN HOOD became one of the most successful films in the history of Warner Bros., spun off the #1 music single of all time from Bryan Adams
Watch the Teaser Trailer for PHANTOM, from RCR Media Group and Trilogy Entertainment Group, in association with Solar Filmworks. Starring Ed Harris, David Duchovny, and William Fichtner, the film is written and directed by Todd Robinson (Lonely Hearts, White Squall).
(“Everything I Do, I Do It For You”), and remains in the top 100 grossing films of all time. BACKDRAFT generated one of the longest-lasting attractions at Universal Studios Tour. Pen and John have collaborated with A-list talent, including Morgan Freeman, Bill Murray, Robin Wright, Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Jeff Bridges, Robert DeNiro, Ed Harris, David Duchovny, Kurt Russell, and Kevin Costner.
From our active slate of priority projects, THE LAST FULL MEASURE has attracted all-star cast interest that includes Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Laurence Fishburne, and Andy Garcia, from a screenplay written and to be directed by Todd Robinson (Lonely Hearts, White Squall); the terrifying BLOOD CRAZY is an adaptation of the internationally best selling thriller book by Simon Clark; AN INFINITY OF MIRRORS is the ultimate conflict of interest love story, adapted from the acclaimed novel by Richard Condon (The Manchurian Candidate, Prizzi’s Honor); ROGUE is a partnership between Trilogy Entertainment Group and actor Robin Wright’s newly formed production company, Wcu3e Films, original screenplay written and to be directed by Trilogy partner Pen Densham, set in an inventive steam-punk 1700’s England about the King’s very first secret agent (also a forthcoming graphic novel from Bluewater comics). These, and Trilogy’s other current projects keep with Trilogy’s track-record of eclectic and inventive crowd-pleasing entertainment.
British born, Densham and Watson are British, Canadian, and United States citizens, and are also a triple threat, in that they can write, produce and, with Densham, direct their films. Prior to founding Trilogy, Pen and John won over 70 International Awards, including two Oscar™ nominations for their educational films and documentaries. Trilogy keeps a Canadian presence through Trilogy North, which produced JUST BURIED, written and directed by Chaz Thorne, and starring Jay Baruchel (How to Train Your Dragon, Tropic Thunder), Rose Byrne (28 Weeks Later, Damages), and Graham Greene (Oscar nominee for Dances With Wolves). Shooting took place on-location in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Recently, the team saw the nation wide theatrical release of PHANTOM starring Ed Harris, David Duchovny and William Fichtner for RCR Media Group. A submarine thriller inspired by true events, the feature film was written and directed by Todd Robinson (Lonely Hearts, White Squall).
The company has also developed a genre label, (originally in association with United Artists) called PROJECT X , aimed at the youth audience.
Trilogy has produced more than 400 hours of network and prime time programming. The company has had seven series on air, and numerous movies for television and mini-series; and has received three Emmy ™ Awards, as well as multiple CableAce, Saturn, Gemini and Golden Reel Awards. Densham and Watson have written or created much of the television product, and have personally run the shows.
In 2003, the company completed production on the 7th season of THE OUTER LIMITS , the number one rated show, first on SHOWTIME then on the Syfy Channel, and it remains the longest-running anthology series in the history of television. They followed up by reviving the revered TV series THE TWILIGHT ZONE for UPN that same year.
Trilogy produced: for CBS, two seasons of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, and SPACE RANGERS ; for UPN, 44 episodes of THE TWILIGHT ZONE ; for TNT, the movies HOUDINI (written and directed by Densham) and BUFFALO SOLDIERS ; for SHOWTIME, four seasons of POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY ; for MGM syndication, 22 episodes of FAME-LA ; for NBC, a 3-hour special event of Stephen King's CARRIE ; for ABC, the four-hour mini-series of PETER BENCHLEY'S THE CREATURE and a re-make of THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1-2-3; for FOX, the television movie LIFEPOD ; and for USA, the television movie BROTHER'S KEEPER .
The company is presently developing 3 new internally-created projects. FERGUS THE TALKING FIRETRUCK is a preschool series about teaching altruism, sharing, and problem solving. AIRHEAD follows the misadventures of a young Water Mitty type, a kid whose imagination is larger than his body. He is constantly getting into trouble when his imagination carries him beyond others his age. THE DIFFERENCE is our world in the near, but radically altered future, where the balance of world power shifts as random people find themselves overcome with the ability to perform real magic.