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ALEX HEDLUND

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Alex Hedlund is the vice president of production at Legendary Entertainment.

He served as a production executive on such titles as Godzilla, 42 and Pacific Rim, and most recently executive-produced the company's 2014 horror film As Above, So Below. He is also co-producer on the upcoming Zhang Yimou film The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon.

Originally from Urbana, Illinois, Hedlund earned his undergraduate degree as well as a masters degree in journalism from the University of Illinois. He received his second master's degree, in film producing, from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. 

Prior to joining Legendary in April 2011, Hedlund served as story editor for Stars Road Entertainment and as an assistant at Warner Bros. His first job in Hollywood was as a P.A. on the HBO series Entourage.