RACHEL OLSCHAN is a partner at Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment and has been with the company since its inception in 2001.
Under the Electric banner she most recently Co-Produced the pilot, Brain Trust for TBS and is currently serving as Co-Producer on season four of Leverage, the one-hour drama series starring Timothy Hutton. The series originally premiered on TNT in December 2008. Prior to that she served as co-producer on TNT’s third installment of The Librarian franchise titled The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice starring Noah Wyle, which premiered on TNT in December 2008. Olschan also served as Co-Producer on the second installment of the franchise, The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mine, which aired in December 2006 on TNT. Olschan recently Co-Executive Produced the micro-series Blank Slate which premiered on www.tnt.tv in fall 2008. She also co-produced Electric’s first documentary, Who Killed The Electric Car? which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was purchased by Sony Pictures Classics. It was released in June of 2006 and received much critical acclaim.
Olschan associate produced the feature film FLYBOYS, starring James Franco, Martin Henderson, and Jean Reno and directed by Tony Bill, which was released in September of 2006. She also served as associate producer on the Sci-Fi Channel mini-series The Triangle starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Eric Stoltz, and Catherine Bell and executive produced by Dean Devlin and Bryan Singer, which aired in December of 2005. Olschan was the associate producer on TNT’s original movie, The Librarian: Quest for the Spear, which was cable television’s highest rated movie of 2004.
She began her career in the entertainment industry working for the top talent company, Creative Artists Agency. She left CAA to work forfilm producer, Christine Forsythe-Peters while she was President of The Robert Evans Company. Olschan then began her long partnership with Dean Devlin while he and Roland Emmerich were at Sony Pictures Entertainment with their Centropolis shingle.