EXCLUSIVE: Servant prolific filmmaker and executive producer M. Night Shyamalan has signed a contract with Range Media Partners, who also represent Shyamalan’s production company Blinding Edge Pictures, which is run by Production President Ashwin Rajan. At Range, Shyamalan is returning to his former WME agents, Tanya Cohen and Rich Cook, who are now both managers and partners of the new company. He will continue to be represented by WME and attorney Michael Schenkman.
Oscar-nominated Shyamalan is one of today’s most prolific autographers with broad commercial appeal and a leading genre storyteller in film and television. In its fourth decade of filmmaking, Shyamalan’s films, which include The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Visit, Split, and Glass, have grossed more than $ 3 billion worldwide.
Shyamalan currently leads the Apple Serv + series Servant as a writer, director, and executive producer. The thriller’s final second season tripled its audience in season one and became one of the streamer’s most-watched series. Servant, who follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door to a mysterious force invading their home, has been extended for a third season that is currently in production.
Universal will soon release Shyamalan’s next film, Old, on July 23rd. The film, whose trailer premiered on Super Bowl Sunday, includes a cast that includes Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Aaron Pierre and Ken Leung.