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The jackal Group "About Us"
The Jackal Group is a fully-financed production studio focused on multiple areas of content production including scripted and unscripted television series designed for network, cable and streaming platforms; feature films; digital productions tailored for emerging OTT and online platforms; as well as commercial theater productions. Media business entrepreneur and producer Gail Berman founded the company and serves as the company's Chairman and CEO.
Berman launched the Jackal Group as a co-venture with Fox Networks Group (FNG), creating a partnership to provide film, television and digital content to distribution entities both within and outside 21st Century Fox.
The Jackal Group is currently developing the drama series Surrender, NY, written by Richard Wenk, the anthology series Shock Theatre directed by Greg Nicotero, at AMC; the event series Forgetting Time, written by Melissa Hilfers and based on the best-seller by Sharon Guskin, at FOX; a syndicated day-time show; and a robust slate of other projects at number of networks. On the feature film side, The Jackal Group is developing Live Fast Die Hot, with author Jenny Mollen adapting her book of the same name at Warner Bros.; Turn of Mind, a feature adaptation of Alice LaPlante’s thriller novel, with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright penning the script; I Almost Forgot About You, a feature adaptation of #1 New York Times Bestselling author Terry McMillan’s novel of the same name; and The Addams Family, MGM’s animated feature based on the macabre clan, directed by Conrad Vernon. The Jackal Group produced The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which aired on FOX in October 2016, and also has several Broadway musicals in the works.