Christopher Nolan Chooses Universal Pictures for His Next Project, Warner Bros. Reportedly Getting Drunk and Looking for a Rebound

Well, that was quick and sadly, I was right: Christopher Nolan gave his final rose to Universal Pictures, who will finance and develop his biopic on Robert Oppenheimer, deadbeat daddy of the A-Bomb. Our commenters yesterday rolled their eyes at the thought of yet another movie about a Major Male Historical Figure, by yet another … Read more

Universal Pictures to Develop Exclusive Films for Peacock

Universal and Peacock teaming up to make exclusive films. Photo-illustration: Observer via Getty Images The ever-fluid challenges of a constantly evolving entertainment industry require creative solutions. In that spirit, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG), which is composed of Universal, Focus Features, Illumination and DreamWorks Animation titles, are remodeling the traditional Pay-One window in a deal … Read more

STUDIOCANAL, FILM4, Complete Fiction Pictures & UpperRoom Productions Announce ATTACK THE BLOCK 2 Is NOW In Development

NIRA PARK, JOE CORNISH, JOHN BOYEGA & JAMES WILSON TO PRODUCE JOE CORNISH TO WRITE AND DIRECT JOHN BOYEGA TO STAR STUDIOCANAL, Film4, Complete Fiction Pictures & UpperRoom Productions today announce they are in early development on ATTACK THE BLOCK 2. In this, the 10th anniversary year of sci-fi cult classic ATTACK THE BLOCK, STUDIOCANAL … Read more

Kinema Adding 60+ Titles to Film Library From Magnolia Pictures, Abramorama & More

Image Courtesy of Kinema Kinema, the new “community-centric, cinematic experience platform,” has add over 60 film titles to its library, the company announced today. New partners include Magnolia Pictures, Greenwich Entertainment, Abramorama, Cargo Releasing, Frameline, Film Movement and Well Go USA. Founded in 2021, Kinema is “committed to extending the reach of cinematic experiences in … Read more

ViacomCBS Announces Leadership Transition at Paramount Pictures

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) (“ViacomCBS”) today announced a leadership change at Paramount Pictures. Effective immediately, Jim Gianopulos, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, will transition oversight of Paramount to Brian Robbins, who has been appointed President and CEO of the studio in addition to maintaining his current responsibilities leading Nickelodeon. Gianopulos will … Read more

‘Tolkien,’ From Fox Searchlight Pictures, Premieres as a One-Night LIVE Cinema Event on May 7

DENVER, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Fathom Events partners with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the theatrical debut of “Tolkien,” giving audiences the chance to see this much-anticipated film on May 7 ahead of its theatrical nationwide release on May 10.  The Fathom cinema event will also feature an exclusive live Q&A with stars Nicholas Hoult, … Read more

Brian Robbins to Become Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures

Nickelodeon head Brian Robbins is slated to become the next chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, people familiar with the matter have confirmed to Variety. Robbins, who currently oversees Nickelodeon, has seen his responsibilities expand since re-joining parent company ViacomCBS in 2018. and has established a reputation as one of the industry’s key purveyors of … Read more