Red Bird Cinema will co-produce four projects with producer Jeff Waxman, as well as Edward Burns and Aaron Lubin of Marlboro Road Gang Productions, the partners said Wednesday.
In addition, the production companies are making plans to acquire and develop new projects.
Red Bird's executive and creative team includes producer John Loar, actor and producer Kevin Pollak, actor Billy Bob Thornton and baseball manager Tony LaRussa.
Marlboro Road's Burns and Lubin are best known for directing and producing indie films like "The Brothers McMullen", "She's the One", "Sidewalks of New York", and "Newlyweds."
Waxman's producing credits include “The Fighter,” “Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead,” “Immortals,” “Mirror Mirror” and the upcoming “Out of the Furnace” with Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Zoe Saldana.
Red Bird, Marlboro Road Gang and Waxman will oversee projects with offices in Los Angeles, Brooklyn and the San Francisco Bay Area.