Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let-go. Mary Parent, Cale Boyter and Ali Mendes are heading from Disruption to Legendary and more in this week’s exec shuffle!
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Disruption Entertainment founder Mary Parent is joining Legendary Entertainment, filling the vacancy left behind by former president Jon Jashni. In addition, Thursday’s shuffle will see Legendary’s head of Television and Digital Media, Bruce Rosenblum, exit the company.
Josh Gad will star in and produced feature comedy Heavy Duty, based on his original idea. The script was penned by writing duo Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit.
Paramount and Nickelodeon have brought in Jared Hess to write and direct the highly anticipated Nicktoons film. He will co-write the project with his wife, Jerusha Hess.
Mary Parent has picked up the hot comedy spec Girls Night Out from up-and-coming screenwriter Ali Segel. Parent is producing through her Disruption Entertainment with Cale Boyter.
Paramount is in development with a remake of The Ten Commandments, with producer Mary Parent eyeing a fresh take on the epic story of Moses and the Exodus.
Paramount Pictures is resurrecting your childhood with an Avengers-style crossover movie featuring characters from beloved ’90s Nickelodeon series Rugrats, Angry Beavers, Hey Arnold!, Rocko’s Modern Life, Ren and Stimpy, and more!
Logline: His first night on the job, a by-the books rookie cop and his jaded veteran partner are tasked with transporting a federal witness from New Jersey to Manhattan. The only things standing between them: dirty cops, dirty criminals, and the Hudson River.
Logline: An ordinary cop uncovers the dark secrets of Alpha-One, the world’s only superhero, and he must find a way to outwit and defeat the most powerful being on the planet. It’s man versus super-man on a collision course with the fate of Earth hanging in the balance.