Magazine article Screen International

Brad Pitt's Plan B, Annapurna Strike Three-Year Deal

Magazine article Screen International

Brad Pitt's Plan B, Annapurna Strike Three-Year Deal

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Deal calls for partnership on at least three films a year; includes Dick Cheney biopic.

Plan B Entertainment has signed a three-year production deal with Annapurna, the latter's first such deal since it expanded into marketing and distribution.

Annapurna will handle marketing and distribution for Plan B's upcoming film releases and will partner on at least three films a year.

Plan B's untitled Dick Cheney biopic will move with the company to Annapurna, after it was initially set up at Paramount. However it is understood James Gray's sci-fi Ad Astra, which is gearing up for a summer shoot, will stay at New Regency.

Adam McKay will direct the Cheney film starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Steve Carrell. McKay is also producing alongside his Gary Sanchez partners Will Ferrell and Kevin Messick.

Recent credits for Plan B, led by Pitt and co-presidents Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, include best picture Oscar winners Moonlight and Twelve Years A Slave, The Big Short, and Selma. …

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