Sunday, May 28, 2017

Paramount Pictures

Monday, May. 15, 2017

Brad Grey, an influential Hollywood leader who served as the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures for 12 years, has died.

A family spokeswoman said Monday that Grey, who was battling cancer, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 59.

Before exiting Paramount in February,...

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017

Viacom Inc. named Jim Gianopulos the new chairman and chief executive officer of Paramount Pictures, turning to the former Fox chief to revive the flagging movie studio.

Gianopulos will succeed Paramount's former chairman, Brad Grey, who was ousted in February. Viacom Chief Executive Bob...

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO Brad Grey is leaving the movie studio after 12 years at the helm.

In a memo to employees, Grey said his duties end effective immediately but he will help his successor transition into the post. Paramount parent Viacom said they are searching for a new...

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Paramount Pictures said Friday it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years.

Under the terms of the deal, Shanghai Film Group and Huahua Media will also set up an office on Paramount's lot later this year...

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Martin Scorsese's Manhattan office, in a midtown building a few blocks northwest of the cordoned-off Trump Tower, may be the most concentrated bastion of reverence for cinema on the face of the earth.

There's a small screening room where

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Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Remaking a film that won 11 Academy Awards invites inevitable comparison, but the latest adaptation of "Ben-Hur" distinguishes itself from William Wyler's 1959 epic by retooling key character and story elements. It's still a big, biblical-era tale of power, loyalty and vengeance, only refocused...

Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016

From the bodacious bodies of "Baywatch" to the literary credentials of August Wilson's "Fences," Paramount Pictures has a diverse slate of films on its schedule.

The studio teased some upcoming properties Monday at CinemaCon, kicking off the annual gathering of theater owners and...

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015

The European Union on Thursday launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios and British satellite broadcaster Sky UK, in a move that could profoundly shake up the highly lucrative pay-television market in Europe.

The EU's executive Commission has sent a so-called...

Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2015

Paramount Pictures chiseled a crack into the closely guarded theatrical window on Wednesday in an experimental agreement with two leading theater chains that will trim the length of time a handful of movies are restricted to playing only in theaters....

Friday, Jun. 27, 2014

Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., announced that veteran animator Lino DiSalvo has joined Paramount Animation as its new creative director. The announcement came from Adam Goodman, president of the Paramount Film Group, who oversees Animation for the...