Originally from Ohio, Navid McIlhargey received his MFA from Columbia College Chicago. After interning at Jodie Foster’s Egg Pictures, he moved to Los Angeles where he started in the mailroom at United Talent Agency. He moved on to Joe Roth’s Revolution Studios company in 2000, and eventually oversaw White Chicks, Peter Pan, and developed Zoom’s Academy, Black Water Transit and many others. He started with Joel Silver’s Silver Pictures in 2004 and has developed many large-scale sci-fi and action scripts, prepping some to go into production. Recent Silver Pictures releases include The Gunman, Non-Stop and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.