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Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment to Receive Producers Guild’s Visionary Award

Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will receive honor at the Producers Guild Awards in January


Plan B Entertainment, the company headed by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, will receive the 2015 Visionary Award from the Producers Guild of America, the PGA announced on Monday.

The award will be presented at the 26th annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

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Plan B is responsible for such films as “12 Years a Slave,” “The Tree of Life,” “The Departed,” the HBO film “The Normal Heart” and the new “Selma.”

Previous winners of the Visionary Award include Laura Ziskin, Jeff Skoll, Joel Gallen, Russell Simmons and Chris Meledandri.

“For over a decade, Plan B Entertainment has inspired creativity and innovation in the entertainment industry,” Producers Guild Awards co-chairs Todd Black and Ryan Murphy said in a statement announcing the award. (Murphy directed the Plan B production “The Normal Heart.”) “With critical and popular successes in both film and TV, Plan B continually breaks new artistic ground and stimulates necessary dialogue about our history and culture.”