Macmillan Entertainment is the film, television and multi-media division of Macmillan Publishing, with projects set up at Warner Brothers (with Bradley Cooper attached), MGM (with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attached), Legendary Pictures, The Weinstein Company, and many others. It is run by Brendan Deneen, a former development/ production executive for Scott Rudin and Bob & Harvey Weinstein.
Macmillan Publishing is the fifth largest trade book publisher in the United States, and is a global trade publishing company owned by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck. Macmillan Publishing has imprints in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, and around the world. American publishers include Farrar Straus and Giroux, Henry Holt & Company, Palgrave Macmillan, Picador, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, First Second (graphic novels), St. Martin’s Press and Tor Books.
In its long, rich history, Macmillan has generated a number of classics and bestsellers, including THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, THE BOURNE LEGACY, ENDER’S GAME, THE WALKING DEAD, HALO, SHREK, THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, THE WHEEL OF TIME, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, THE HOURS, THE NANNY DIARIES, THE PRESTIGE, SIDEWAYS, A WRINKLE IN TIME, I AM LEGEND, KILLING LINCOLN, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES, PRESUMED INNOCENT, TUCK EVERLASTING, A CRICKET IN TIMES SQUARE, LITTLE CHILDREN, THE CORRECTIONS, RUNNING WITH SCISSORS, A STIR OF ECHOES, HOLES, and many others.