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Liza Chasin has served as president of U.S. production at Working Title Films since 1996. She is currently executive–producing Joe Wright's Atonement, starring Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, and Romola Garai; Shekhar Kapur's The Golden Age, starring Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, and Samantha Morton; and Joe Carnahan's Smokin' Aces, starring Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keys, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven, and Ryan Reynolds.
She was executive producer of Catherine Hardwicke's highly acclaimed debut feature thirteen; Beeban Kidron's Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason; Jonathan Frakes' Thunderbirds; and Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice. Additionally, she co–produced Richard Curtis' Love Actually and Sydney Pollack's The Interpreter; and produced Richard Loncraine's Wimbledon, starring Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany.
Over the past decade, Ms. Chasin has been involved in the development and production of such acclaimed films as Tim Robbins' Academy Award–winning Dead Man Walking; Joel and Ethan Coen's O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Academy Award–winning Fargo; and Roger Michell's smash Notting Hill. She also co–produced Paul and Chris Weitz' About A Boy; Sharon Maguire's Bridget Jones's Diary; Stephen Frears' High Fidelity; and Shekhar Kapur's Academy Award–winning Elizabeth, starring Cate Blanchett.
A graduate of NYU Film School, Ms. Chasin first joined Working Title in 1991 as director of development. She was then promoted to vice president of production and development, becoming the head of the Los Angeles office and overseeing the company's creative affairs in the U.S. Prior to joining Working Title, she worked for several years in various production capacities at New York–based production companies.