Executive Producer, Writer & Director of POWER
Gary Lennon is an award-winning writer and producer who has worked in all aspects of the entertainment industry. He began his career in theater, writing the plays, “Blackout,” “Dates and Nuts,” “The Interlopers,” and “A Family Thing.” “The Interlopers” earned massive praise, received 3 Ovation and 2 NAACP nominations and was a LA Times Critics Pick. His other play, “A Family Thing” was also a Los Angeles Critics Pick, earning 6 LA Weekly and 2 Los Angeles Critic’s Circle Nominations. Lennon made his directorial debut with the film .45, starring Mila Jovovich, which he wrote as well.
Lennon then transitioned to television where he has worked on many critically acclaimed shows.
He’s gained great success for writing and producing “Justified” on FX, earning him a 2011 Peabody Award, 2011 Critic’s Choice Award Nomination, a 2011 WGA Award and an AFI Award Honoree for Television Program of the Year. Also, he was a writer and supervising producer on the Netflix hit “Orange is the New Black,” which earned him a Producers Guild Award, a 2014 Peabody Award, a 2013 WGA Nomination and a 2014 Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series.
He also is currently in an overall exclusive TV deal with Starz. In addition, Lennon sold his play “Change” to Sydney Kimmel Entertainment (which produced Hell or High Water) with William Horberg producing, whose credits include The Talented Mr. Ripley, Cold Mountain and Milk. The film goes into production in 2019.