Magazine article Screen International

Bruckheimer Finalises Paramount Production Deal

Magazine article Screen International

Bruckheimer Finalises Paramount Production Deal

Article excerpt

Paramount Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer have reached a three-year, first-look agreement for theatrical films that will begin in April 2014.

The deal was announced jointly by Paramount Pictures chairman and CEO Brad Grey and Jerry Bruckheimer, on behalf of Bruckheimer Films.

Bruckheimer's first picture with the studio under the new deal is targeted to be a new Beverly Hills Cop, which is being written for Eddie Murphy by Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec, who together wrote Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

He will also produce Top Gun 2 for the studio, which is being developed with Skydance Productions and will star Tom Cruise.

In September, Disney and Bruckheimer agreed not renew their first-look deal - after 27 films, earning more than $5.4bn worldwide - when it expires in 2014. The studio and producer will continue working together on projects including the fifth instalment of Pirates Of The Caribbean. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.