Herrick Entertainment, part of The Herrick Company, is owned by Norton Herrick and he has produced a number of award-winning films in the past decade. These films include My One and Only and 2Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Lone Survivor is the latest award-winning film produced by Norton Herrick, and it has already won two awards and has been nominated for two others.
Lone Survivor is the true story of Marcus Luttrell, part of the Navy SEALs’ Operation Red Wing. Their goal was to enter the mountainous region of Afghanistan, near Pakistan, and monitor the comings and goings of a higher-up member of al Qaeda. Of this group of five, only Marcus Luttrell survived.
The film, which was released in December 2013, stars Mark Wahlberg and is up for two Oscars, one for sound mixing and the other for sound editing. In addition, actor Mark Wahlberg won best actor and the film won best action movie at the Critic’s Choice Awards.