|Behind the scenes|
Eric McLeod is a producer, executive producer and unit production manager. His wide range of production experience made him a superb candidate to handle the massive logistics required for mounting any film. Eric McLeod was one of the executive producers for the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels, Dead Man's Chest and At World's End.
Before boarding the Pirates trilogy, McLeod served as producer of the smash hit Mr. and Mrs. Smith, starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. He was also executive producer of The Dukes of Hazzard, The Cat in the Hat, Showtime and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, and producer of Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Cell and Austin Powers in Goldmember. Following the completion of Dead Man's Chest and At World's End, McLeod segued to producing DreamWorks' Tropic Thunder, directed by and starring Ben Stiller and also starring Jack Black and Robert Downey, Jr. Earlier in his career, McLeod was co-producer of Feeling Minnesota and Now and Then, line producer of Corrina, Corrina and Even Cowgirls Get the Blues and associate producer of Live Wire. He has also served as unit production manager on several of the above films as well as on Enemy of the State, Wag the Dog, Wide Sargasso Sea and The Rapture. McLeod began his work in motion pictures as a production coordinator on John Waters' Cry-Baby, starring Johnny Depp, and Gus van Sant's Drugstore Cowboy and production supervisor on 8 Seconds.
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Executive Producer
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End - Executive Producer