Paramount+: Transformers, Beavis & Butthead Tyler Perry join returning series

Paramount Global this week presented a special edition of 60 Minutes to explore its powerhouse portfolio of leading media platforms, hit content and advertising capabilities during its first in-person Upfront event as a combined company. Through in-depth interviews, profiles and appearances, the talent-packed program featured Paramount’s accelerated momentum and differentiated playbook to reach everyone, everywhere, at scale. … Continue reading “Paramount+: Transformers, Beavis & Butthead Tyler Perry join returning series”

Paramount releases trailer for 50th anniversary restored Godfather

Paramount has an offer movie audiences won’t be able to refuse. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award-winning masterwork The Godfather, the studio announced today that the film will have a limited theatrical release in Dolby Vision beginning February 25, 2022 exclusively in Dolby Cinema at AMC Theatres in the U.S., as … Continue reading “Paramount releases trailer for 50th anniversary restored Godfather”

Madonna teases upcoming concert/doc on Paramount+

Paramount+ announced that Madonna’s highly-anticipated documentary film, Madame X, will exclusively debut on Paramount+ in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, the Nordics, and Canada beginning on Friday, October 8. Fans outside of these markets can watch the documentary on MTV. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal, the film captures the 62-year-old pop icon’s rare and rapturous tour performance, hailed by … Continue reading “Madonna teases upcoming concert/doc on Paramount+”

iCarly: Paramount+ renews reboot for a second season

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today announced that its new hit series, iCarly, has been renewed for a second season in all markets the service is available, including the U.S., Australia, Canada, Latin America and the Nordics.  iCarly on Paramount+ picks up nearly 10 years after the beloved original Nickelodeon show ended, finding Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove), … Continue reading “iCarly: Paramount+ renews reboot for a second season”

Infinite: Paramount+ releases trailer for sci-fi film

Paramount+ today debuted a new trailer for its upcoming feature film Infinite, starring Mark Wahlberg, which will premiere exclusively on the service on Thursday, June 10.  Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer) Starring Mark Wahlberg (Ted, Shooter, Pain & Gain) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Dr. Strange), Infinite is a high-octane sci-fi action film from … Continue reading “Infinite: Paramount+ releases trailer for sci-fi film”

Paramount releases final trailer for Quiet Place II

It’s Mother’s Day weekend, so what better time than to release a trailer about one of cinema’s strongest moms lately. We are of course talking about Emily Blunt, who starred in the 2018 thriller A Quiet Place. Now, Paramount Pictures has released the final trailer for A Quiet Place Part II. The trailer takes us back … Continue reading “Paramount releases final trailer for Quiet Place II”

‘Cops’ cancelled by Paramount Network

Bad boys are now sad boys. Thirty-two seasons comes to an end as Paramount Network has officially delayed the Season 33 launch of Cops, with no plans of returning. The long-running reality series was scheduled to return on Monday. The decision comes as protests over police brutality and cries to “defund police departments” continue across the … Continue reading “‘Cops’ cancelled by Paramount Network”

Carhartt celebrates people who are making it happen

Since its founding in 1889, Carhartt has maintained a longstanding commitment to creating tough gear that serves and protects all hardworking people. While that core mission hasn’t changed, the world we live in has. With more technology, diverse opportunities and higher pressure to succeed than ever before, Carhartt is proud to celebrate the people out … Continue reading “Carhartt celebrates people who are making it happen”

Compadre hires four producers, promotes one

Creative marketing agency Compadre is on a hiring spree to keep pace with business being generated. The company welcomes two seasoned senior producers – Wynt Curliano and Federico Jimenez, as well as rising producer stars Tatiana Hithe and Tucker Rhodes. Last but not least, Compadre is excited to be upping Kevin Volz to the role … Continue reading “Compadre hires four producers, promotes one”

Nomad welcomes Senior EP Alaina Zanotti to LA Studio

Following a banner year with the additions of Editorial Partners Brandon Porter and Conor O’Neill, along with the successful launch of a new outpost in Austin, award-winning creative editorial/VFX company Nomad is continuing to grow its all-star team with the addition of industry veteran Alaina Zanotti as Senior Executive Producer in Nomad’s LA office. With over fifteen years of experience leading … Continue reading “Nomad welcomes Senior EP Alaina Zanotti to LA Studio”

Will Dan Lin become DC’s Kevin Feige?

It seems the MCU might actually be getting some competition in the near future. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Discovery is in negotiations with executive-turned-producer Dan Lin to take over as the Kevin Feige of DC Studios. Since the merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery, David Zaslav, the current President and CEO of Warner … Continue reading “Will Dan Lin become DC’s Kevin Feige?”

Republic adds directors Jones and Wilson

Republic announces the signing of seasoned Creative Directors Jesse James Jones, Jr. and Ryan Wilson to their Republic Design studio roster. The two native Texan industry veterans each bring with them their own unique creative approaches, further rounding out the diverse creative capabilities of Republic’s thriving Design division. Known for his sleek ultramodern look, Jones began his career in … Continue reading “Republic adds directors Jones and Wilson”

CD Erica Arvold nominated for Emmy for Dopesick

Casting Director Erica Arvold is celebrating her nomination for a 2022 Creative Emmy Award for Location Casting of Hulu’s critically-acclaimed limited series, Dopesick. The 8-episode series examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The Danny Strong and Michael Keaton-produced project takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, … Continue reading “CD Erica Arvold nominated for Emmy for Dopesick”

Studios respond to abortion protection demands

AMC Networks, Amazon Studios, Apple TV+, NBCUniversal, Netflix, Paramount, The Walt Disney Company, and Warner Bros. Discovery have responded to letters written and signed by nearly 1,500 writers and directors including 411 female, trans and non-binary TV creators and showrunners, 594 of their male counterparts, and almost 400 directors. The group demanded that AMC Networks, … Continue reading “Studios respond to abortion protection demands”

Compadre welcomes Patrick Jones as ECD

Creative marketing agency Compadre welcomes Patrick Jones as Executive Creative Director, Creative. Jones is an innovative brand storyteller who brings deep experience helming traditional, experiential, and transmedia campaigns for everything from Fortune 500 brand giants to blockbuster IP.  Jones will work closely with Curtis Doss, Executive Creative Director, Design, overseeing projects and campaigns for Compadre’s … Continue reading “Compadre welcomes Patrick Jones as ECD”

Kenan Thompson to host 74th Emmys

NBC and the Television Academy announced jointly today that SNL regular Kenan Thompson will host the 74th Emmy Awards. “Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of the television community is ridiculously exciting, and to do it on NBC – my longtime network family – makes it even more special,” … Continue reading “Kenan Thompson to host 74th Emmys”

ARHT recreates Star Trek Discovery’s transporter

ARHT Media Inc., the global leader in the development, production and distribution of high-quality and low-latency hologram and digital content, recently partnered with Paramount+ to deliver a Star Trek themed hologram experience to the general public at the Paramount+ Summit of Stars. The event took place in London from June 20th, 2022 until July 17th, … Continue reading “ARHT recreates Star Trek Discovery’s transporter”

Arsenal FX Color opens in New Mexico

Arsenal FX Color, the Santa Monica-based, full-service post-production facility, has opened a satellite location in New Mexico. Located in Albuquerque, the site offers dailies, color grading, and finishing to television and film productions shooting in the state. In its first project, the Albuquerque facility provided dailies, color and finishing services for Unbroken, a pilot produced by Universal … Continue reading “Arsenal FX Color opens in New Mexico”

NYC Mayor’s Office names Amoaku Deputy Commissioner for film office

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced three key components of his economic recovery blueprint “Rebuild, Renew Reinvent” that will drive inclusive growth in the film and television sector, invest in New York’s creative economy, and ensure the industry recovers beyond pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels. These components include the introduction of the first-ever Film and Television … Continue reading “NYC Mayor’s Office names Amoaku Deputy Commissioner for film office”

LA film production returns to pre-pandemic levels

Good news for the LA production community. FilmLA issued an update regarding regional filming activity. After posting three consecutive record-breaking quarters, local filming in the second quarter (“Q2”) of 2022 was down by -5.8 percent over the same period last year. From April through June, FilmLA recorded a total of 9,220 Shoot Days (SD) compared … Continue reading “LA film production returns to pre-pandemic levels”