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Allison Shearmur

  • Birthday: October 23
Date of passing: 
January 19, 2018

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Allison Shearmur was an American film executive and producer.

Representing companies including Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Lionsgate, her production work involved such films as the American Pie and Jason Bourne franchises, The Hunger Games films, the live-action remake of Cinderella, as well as the Star Wars anthology films Rogue One and Solo.

Allison Shearmur was an American film executive and producer.

Representing companies including Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Lionsgate, her production work involved such films as the American Pie and Jason Bourne franchises, The Hunger Games films, the live-action remake of Cinderella, as well as the Star Wars anthology films Rogue One and Solo.

Shearmur also worked for two years at Paramount as co-president of production, where she was responsible for the studio's literary productions such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Stop-Loss, Zodiac, Dreamgirls, Charlotte's Web, Nacho Libre, and Failure to Launch.

In 2008, she moved to Lionsgate as president of motion picture production. While at Lionsgate she produced the first two Hunger Games movies, then executive produced the final two.

Shearmur formed her own production company, Allison Shearmur Productions. In 2017, her company executive produced the television movie Dirty Dancing.

Shearmur died January 19, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. She was 54.

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