Pilar Savone

Exec Producer
Simpson Street

Pilar Savone is the executive vice president of production and development at Simpson Street, a production company formed by actor, producer and director Kerry Washington. In addition to Little Fires Everywhere, Hulu’s highly-anticipated limited series based on Celeste Ng’s hit novel, starring Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Rosemarie DeWitt and Joshua Jackson, Washington and Savone produced Netflix’s American Son, the filmed adaptation of 2018’s hit Broadway production starring Washington and Steven Pasquale.
Prior to Simpson Street, Savone was a production executive at New Regency, where she oversaw production on ASSASSIN’S CREED, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. In 2016, Savone produced the independent feature RUN THE TIDE, starring Taylor Lautner and Constance Zimmer. Savone produced several films for director Quentin Tarantino, garnering an Academy Award nomination for DJANGO UNCHAINED in 2012. In 2009, Savone was an associate producer on Tarantino’s INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS and was also an associate producer on Tarantino’s DEATH PROOF. She began her career as an assistant director. Her credits include SPY GAME, COMPANY MAN, ARLINGTON ROAD, THE MINUS MAN, THE LAST TIME I COMMITTED SUICIDE and NOWHERE.

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