Meet the founders of Next Chapter Entertainment LLC
An accomplished actor and published author, Tom McLaren started his adult life as a corporate finance executive at Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox. In 2012 he made a mid-life career change and began acting in film, television, and commercials. Major credits include “Lost in Space” (Netflix TV series) & the feature films “Expelled” (Awesomeness, a #1 best-selling movie on iTunes) starring Cameron Dallas, “Exorcism of Molly Hartley” (Fox) starring Devon Sawa and “Santa’s Little Helper” (Fox/WWE) starring Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanin. He co-authored the award-winning book “Styling the Stars: Lost Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive,” with actress/artist Angela Cartwright (“The Sound of Music”), published by Insight Editions in both hardcover and softcover formats. He was interviewed by “CBS This Morning” and has been profiled in numerous print and web publications including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Parade, Huffington Post, Closer Weekly, and more. Currently, Tom is Co-Head of Next Chapter Entertainment’s Production and Publishing divisions. He holds a BBA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Wayne State University.