Founder of New Line Cinema, a film production studio owned by Warner Bros Entertainment.
New Line Cinema distributed films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Lord of the Rings. Shaye himself greenlit Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings series, a wildly successful franchise netting nearly $3 billion in total box office across the series.
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