The man responsible for bringing in Transformers and rebooting Star Trek could be packing his office.
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However, this means Niki Caro is out of the running to direct ‘Captain Marvel.’
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Viacom hopes to grow the Paramount name the same way Disney does on cable with its own branded channel.
However, the company is taking a massive loss in that key division, which gives it at least a bleak near-future.
Shanghai Film and HuaHua Media intend the cash to help co-finance a number of Paramount’s upcoming films, and help build a Chinese market.
Its old partner Viacom might be looking to sell, but it seems CBS is primed to buy.
The man who helped launch Marvel on television will now run everything except the film side of the company.
The original movie debuted 25 years ago starring Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes.
Friday’s box office was just enough to put it over the top, replacing ‘Finding Dory.’
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer will team up with ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ director Joachim Ronning.
But one thing that isn’t quite ready to replace it yet, the Oscar-winning director says, is television. Because there’s not enough freedom.
The studio could finish at top for the first time since ‘Finding Nemo’ came out in 2003.
For the first time Indiana Jones will take to the theaters without one of its key play players: George Lucas.
It’s not just about stock prices and profit margins, it’s also about one of the largest science-fiction properties we could ever love, adore and worship.