Matthew O’Toole – Film Producer

Matthew O’Toole is one of Hollywood’s hottest film producers with a string of successful movies under his belt including The Expendables and Rambo, Brian DePalma’s The Black Dahlia and the action-thriller, Streets of Blood, starring Val Kilmer, Sharon Stone, and 50 Cent.  A successful producer in his own right, Matthew works closely with Nu Image/Millennium Films as Senior VP of Production and is one of the industry’s leading independent film producers.  Right now, Matthew is in pre-production on the hotly-anticipated Expendables 2 as well as Executive Producer on The Wedding with a star-studded cast including Robert DeNiro, Amanda Seyfried, Katherine Heigl, Robin Williams, Susan Sarandon and Diane Keaton.  The Conan The Barbarian reboot is another one of Matthew’s upcoming movies due for a 2011 summer release.

Matthew began his career in the film industry as a production accountant on a number of high-profile major studio productions including Mary Shelley’s FrankensteinThe Secret GardenJudge DreddEvitaOthello and The Avengers. He quickly moved up the ranks to become a senior production accountant and financial controller on some highly prestigious movies including two for Ridley Scott – Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven. During this period, Matthew was also responsible for a number of other productions including Billy Elliott and Troy as well as HBO’s groundbreaking mini series Band of Brothers.