Rachel Olschan is co-founder and partner at Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment and has been with the company since its inception in 2001. Most recently she produced the thriller, Bad Samaritan which stars David Tennant and Robert Sheehan and will premiere in the first quarter of 2018. She served as co-producer on the Dean Devlin-helmed science fiction action film, Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler which was released by Warner Bros. in October of 2017. She is also the co-executive producer of the TNT one-hour drama “The Librarians” starring Noah Wyle and Rebecca Romijn. The series opened as Cable’s Most Watched Debut of 2014, and premiered it’s fourth season in December 2017. She is also executive producer of the fantasy/adventure series which begins production in January 2018.
Olschan was also the co-executive producer on the fifth season of “Leverage,” TNT’s one-hour drama series starring Academy Award winner® Timothy Hutton and was co-producer on the show’s previous 4 seasons. Prior to that, Olschan served as co-producer on TNT’s third installment of “The Librarian” TV movie franchise titled “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice” starring Noah Wyle and on the second installment of the franchise, “The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mine.” Olschan also co-executive produced the micro-series “Blank Slate,” which premiered on TNT 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 to 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.
Before Electric Entertainment, Olschan began her long partnership with Dean Devlin while he and Roland Emmerich were at Sony Pictures Entertainment with their Centropolis shingle.