|Formerly||Lin Pictures (2007–2018)|
|Type||Privately held company|
|Founded||December 12, 2007|
Los Angeles, California,
|Dan Lin (CEO & Head Wrangler)|
Jonathan Eirich (President of Film)
Lindsey Liberatore (EVP of Television)
Rideback (formerly Lin Pictures until 2018) is a film and television production company formed on December 12, 2007 by producer Dan Lin. Its films include The Lego Movie franchise.
On December 12, 2007, Dan Lin announced that he would leave Warner Bros. as senior vice president of production, to launch his company Lin Pictures.
In 2008, the studio hired Jon Silk as vice president of production and Stephen Gilchrist as director of development for film production.
In 2011, they launched its own roots into television, signing a deal with Warner Bros. Television, to produce TV shows, and hired Jennifer Gwartz to run the new television division with Dan Lin.
In 2014, the studio was successful in the television industry when their first TV show Forever was picked up to series by ABC. It even gained more success when the studio's second TV series Lethal Weapon by Fox and it ended up gaining more success.
In 2017, they hired TriStar Television executive Lindsey Liberatore as senior vice president of its television unit.
In 2018, the studio was renamed to Rideback, as a next generation company to focus on filmmaker collaboration.
In 2019, the studio and Media Rights Capital decided to launch the Rideback TV Incubator and kick off with the inaugural class of writers and mentors for the TV incubator.
The company most recently signed a deal with Universal Pictures.
|2009||Terminator Salvation||McG||Warner Bros. Pictures||uncredited; co-production with Columbia Pictures, The Halcyon Company and Wonderland Sound and Vision||$200 million||$371.4 million|
|Shorts: The Adventures of the Wishing Rock||Robert Rodriguez||uncredited; co-production with Imagenation Abu Dhabi, Media Rights Capital and Troublemaker Studios||$20 million||$29 million|
|The Invention of Lying||Ricky Gervais
|uncredited; co-production with Radar Pictures, Media Rights Capital, Universal Pictures and Lynda Obst Productions||$18.5 million||$32.7 million|
|The Box||Richard Kelly||uncredited; co-production with Darko Entertainment, Radar Pictures and Media Rights Capital||$30 million||$33.3 million|
|Sherlock Holmes||Guy Ritchie||uncredited; co-production with Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions and Village Roadshow Pictures||$90 million||$524 million|
|as Lin Pictures|
|2011||Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows||Guy Ritchie||Warner Bros. Pictures||uncredited; co-production with Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions and Village Roadshow Pictures||$125 million||$545.4 million|
|2013||Gangster Squad||Ruben Fleischer||co-production with Village Roadshow Pictures and Kevin McCormick Productions||$60–75 million||$105.2 million|
|2014||The Lego Movie||Phil Lord and Christopher Miller||co-production with Warner Animation Group, Lego A/S, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment and Animal Logic||$60–65 million||$468.1 million|
|2017||The Lego Batman Movie||Chris McKay||co-production with Vertigo Entertainment, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, DC Entertainment, Lego System A/S, Animal Logic, Warner Animation Group and Lord Miller Productions||$80 million||$312 million|
|It||Andy Muschietti||co-production with New Line Cinema, Vertigo Entertainment and KatzSmith Productions||$35 million||$701.8 million|
|The Lego Ninjago Movie||Charlie Bean
|co-production with Vertigo Entertainment, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Lego System A/S, Warner Animation Group, Animal Logic and Lord Miller Productions||$70 million||$123.1 million|
|2019||The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part||Mike Mitchell||Warner Bros. Pictures||co-production with Vertigo Entertainment, Lego System A/S, Animal Logic, Warner Animation Group and Lord Miller Productions||$99 million||$123.2 million|
|Aladdin||Guy Ritchie||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures||co-production with Walt Disney Pictures and Marc Platt Productions||$183 million||$1.051 billion|
|It Chapter Two||Andy Muschietti||Warner Bros. Pictures||co-production with New Line Cinema, Vertigo Entertainment, Double Dream and Mehra Entertainment||$79 million||$473.1 million|
|The Two Popes||Fernando Meirelles||Netflix||Netflix Original Films||N/A||$758,711|
|2022||Easter Sunday||Jay Chandrasekhar||Universal Pictures||co-production with DreamWorks Pictures and Amblin Partners||$17 million||$13.1 million|
|2023||Haunted Mansion||Justin Simien||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures||co-production with Walt Disney Pictures||$150 million|
|2023||Dear David||John McPhail||Lionsgate Films||co-production with BuzzFeed Studios and Lionsgate Films|
|TBA||Sherlock Holmes 3||Dexter Fletcher||Warner Bros. Pictures||co-production with Silver Pictures, Ritchie/Wigram Productions, Team Downey and Village Roadshow Pictures|
|Untitled Lego film||TBA||Universal Pictures||co-production with Lego System A/S, Lord Miller Productions, Vertigo Entertainment and Animal Logic|
|The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures||co-production with Walt Disney Pictures|
|Shots! Shots! Shots!||Universal Pictures|||
|2017||Death Note||Adam Wingard||Netflix||co-production with LP Entertainment and Vertigo Entertainment|
|2019||The Two Popes||Fernando Meirelles||Netflix Original Films|
|TBA||Lilo & Stitch||TBA||Disney+||co-production with Walt Disney Pictures|
|Inspector Gadget||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures|
|2014–2015||Forever||Matt Miller||ABC||co-production with Good Session and Warner Bros. Television||1||22|
|2016–2019||Lethal Weapon||based on Lethal Weapon by:
|2016–2017||Frequency||based on Frequency by:
|The CW||co-production with Jeremy Carver Productions, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Television||1||13|
|2021–present||Walker||based on Walker, Texas Ranger by:
Albert S. Ruddy
|The CW||co-production with Stick to Your Guns Productions, Pursued by a Bear and CBS Studios||3||56|
|2022–2023||Walker: Independence||Anna Fricke||co-production with Pursued by a Bear, Stick to Your Guns Productions, Not This and CBS Studios||1||13|
|2023||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Albert Kim||Netflix||co-production with Nickelodeon Productions||1||8|