Edward R. Pressman, ‘Wall Street’ and ‘American Psycho’ Producer, Dies at 79

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Edward R. Pressman, the veteran producer behind Wall Street and frequent Oliver Stone collaborator, has died. He was 79.

The prolific producer passed away Tuesday night his son Sam told The Hollywood Reporter.

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The independent producer helped bring close to 100 films to the big screen, including The Crow, Conan the Barbarian, American Psycho and Bad Lieutenant. He was also known for working with an array of notable Hollywood directors, including Stone Werner Herzog, Kathryn Bigelow, Terrence Malick, Mary Harron and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

His most recent work included Harron’s 2022 film Daliland starring Ben Kinglsey, Ezra Miller and Suki Waterhouse, along with 2018’s Barry Levinson-directed Paterno featuring Al Pacino, Kathy Baker and Riley Keough.

During his career, he founded the production company Pressman Film and saw his collection housed by the Academy Film Archive.

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