Nick Wechsler (film producer)

Nick Wechsler is an American film producer.

Nick Wechsler
(m. 2001)



Before focusing exclusively on film production, Nick Wechsler started his career as an entertainment attorney, then transitioned into music management. His clients included Steve Earle, John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten, Michael Penn, Chris Whitley, and The Band guitarist Robbie Robertson.

Wechsler's film producing career involves a mix of independent and studio movies, such as 1989 Palme d'Or winner Sex, Lies, and Videotape, 1991 Golden Globe winner The Player, 2006 Oscar-nominated North Country, and 2007 Cannes Main Competition Selection We Own the Night. Wechsler was the founder and co-chairman of the management and production company Industry Entertainment.

In 2005, Wechsler established Nick Wechsler Productions, an independent film production company.[citation needed]

He produced Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike (2012), starring Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, The Host, starring Saoirse Ronan, and two films penned by Pulitzer Prize winner Cormac McCarthy; 2009's The Road directed by John Hillcoat, and The Counselor (2013), directed by Academy Award winner Ridley Scott, starring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and Cameron Diaz. He also produced Jonathan Glazer's highly acclaimed third feature Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013.[citation needed] A non-fiction book entitled Alien in the Mirror: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Glazer and Under the Skin by author Maureen Foster is a scene-by-scene and behind-the-scenes analysis of Under the Skin, and includes quotes from Wechsler on the financing and development of the film. [1] Following the success of Magic Mike, which grossed $170 million worldwide, Wechsler re-teamed with Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin, Steven Soderbergh and Gregory Jacobs to produce the sequel to Magic Mike in fall 2014.[citation needed]

Personal life


In December 2001, he married model/actress Stephanie Romanov in Cambodia; they have one child together, Lily Andreja Romanov-Wechsler.[2]



He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
1987 The Beat
1989 Sex, Lies, and Videotape Executive producer
Drugstore Cowboy
1991 The Rapture
1992 Fathers & Sons Executive producer
The Player
1994 Little Odessa Executive producer
The New Age
1995 The Journey of August King
1996 Trees Lounge Executive producer
1997 Love Jones
Eve's Bayou Executive producer
1998 Polish Wedding Executive producer
2000 Signs and Wonders Executive producer
The Yards
Requiem for a Dream Executive producer
2001 Antitrust
The Invisible Circus
15 Minutes
2002 25th Hour Executive producer
2004 The Final Cut
2005 Fierce People
North Country
2006 The Fountain Executive producer
2007 We Own the Night
Reservation Road
2009 The Time Traveler's Wife
The Road
2010 Last Night
2012 Magic Mike
2013 The Host
Under the Skin
The Counselor
2014 Serena
2015 Magic Mike XXL
2017 American Assassin
2022 All the Old Knives
2023 Magic Mike's Last Dance
As writer
Year Film
1987 Made in U.S.A.
Year Film Role
1991 My Own Private Idaho Special thanks
1995 Man of the Year Very special thanks
1998 All the Little Animals Special thanks
2001 Storytelling
2006 The Garden


Year Title Credit Notes
1997 The Player Executive producer Television pilot
2000 Noriega: God's Favorite Executive producer Television film
2002 Astronauts Television film
2016 Dr. Del Executive producer Television film
2021 Finding Magic Mike Executive producer


  1. ^ "Alien in the Mirror – McFarland". Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  2. ^ Westlake Malibu Magazine: "The Seductive Attraction of Stephanie Romanov" by Diana Addison Lyle January 2016