Television and Film Producer Jay Weisleder recently completed the production of the feature film “Hands of Stone”, the upcoming biopic of Roberto Duran starring Robert De Niro, Usher and Edgar Ramirez. Weisleder is currently producing feature films “Clemente”, the Roberto Clemente biopic with Legendary Pictures. Weisleder has a long history of scripted television development with companies such as Reveille Productions, ABC Studios, NBC TV Studios, FOX, WGN, Scarlet Fire, Madhouse Entertainment, Shine, and Electus.
Born in San Jose, Costa Rica, Weisleder started his career in the entertainment industry while working at Miami-based Sony Music Latino, where he worked closely with many established and rising musicians. Weisleder later transitioned into television working at Telemundo’s bilingual cable network, Mun2.
After Telemundo, Mr. Weisleder turned to his ultimate passion, to develop and produce film and television, which led him to the foundation of Fuego Films; an independent production company focused on worldwide intellectual property rights through scripted and alternative television and film formats. Jay Weisleder lives in Studio City, California.