Widely regarded as one among the most influential media executives in the world, Peter Chernin`s illustrious career has seen him associating with media giants like Fox and News Corp, and the eventual establishment of the media company The Chernin Group. After more than two decades in media and entertainment, he ventured into film production in 2011 with the sci-fi blockbuster Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Since then, Chernin has bankrolled over twenty movies, which includes acclaimed box office winners like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Hidden Figures (2015), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and The Greatest Showman (2017).
Besides movies, Chernin has also ventured into television, having served as an executive producer on popular shows like Breakout Kings (2011-2012), Ben and Kate (2012-2013) and New Girl (2011-2017). Other significant production credits include the comedy-drama St. Vincent (2014), the dark fantasy Miss Peregrine`s Home for Peculiar Children (2016), The Mountain Between Us (2017), the spy thriller Red Sparrow (2018) and Underwater (2020)