Mary Aloe – Aloe Entertainment

Mary Aloe – Aloe Entertainment

Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment History

Mary Aloe is a packaging producer.  She and the Aloe Entertainment team just executive produced Ten Thousand Saints starring Ethan Hawke, Emile Hirsch and Hailee Steinfeld that premiered at Sundance Film Fest 2015 and, after which, garnered a great sale with Screen Media, which will be released Summer 2015. As well, Mary has Wild Oats with the Weinstein’s is released this summer starting Shirley Maclaine, Jessica Lange and Demi Moore. As well, Mary starts Mother Mary this summer, with Lionsgate, that she is producing and co-wrote, as well as, The Ranch and Punjab Tiger - incidentally all three movies are based on true life stories. 

Mary Aloe arranged financing and producer many critically acclaimed features were selected for some of the world’s most prestigious film festivals.  When A Man Falls In The Forest, starring Sharon Stone and Timothy Hutton, was selected for main competition at the Berlin International Film Festival and in the main competition for America’s South By Southwest Film FestivalNumb, starring Matthew Perry and Mary Steenburgen, was selected to have its world premiere in the Discovery section at the Tribeca Film Festival; and Battle In Seattle, a political action drama written and directed by Stuart Townsend and starring Charlize TheronWoody HarrelsonRay Liotta,Channing Tatum, Andre Benjamin Joshua JacksonMartin HendersonConnie Nielsen and Rodriguez. “Battle” had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in main competition and had the biggest sale at the festival and was multi-platformed theatrically across America in fall 2008. Aloe’s other films include While She Was Out, a female action thriller starring Kim Basinger and Lucas Haas; executive produced by Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) and jointly produced by Don Murphy (Transformers); and Tortured, starring Laurence Fishburne and James Cromwell, which was released through Magic Box and Sony Pictures. Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever with LGE had its theatrical release in the spring of 2009. Aloe’s first feature film endeavor was in 2004 and entitled Downtown: A Street Tale, starred Genevieve Bujold and Domenica Scorsese and was released with American World Pictures.

Mary Aloe’s foray into the business began in television with producing over eight successful national reality and television talks shows. In 2001, Mary Aloe transitioned into long form television with Columbia TriStar and NBC with The Princess and the Marine, a MOW for NBC Television, the project, chronicling the true story of a Middle Eastern Princess who fell in love with an American Marine, generated so much excitement, it incited the second biggest bidding war in television history. It then became the highest rated Movie of the Week that year for NBC. Aloe executive produced this made for TV movie with Columbia Tri-Star.

However her background is, and still loves reality television. Besides the three shows in development Throwback, Mama’s Boy and Game of Clones, Mary produced Room 401 jointly with partners Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, premiering on MTV. Mary Aloe has also developed a bevy of reality series  - Geraldo, Susan Powter Show, Caught in the Act, Hard Copy, Current Affair - over nine series for network and syndication

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