The Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer have decided not to renew their first-look deal when it expires next year, ending a relationship that’s been one of Hollywood’s more successful…
First Look Studios
DreamWorks Studios has signed a first look deal with producer Carla Hacken through her Paper Pictures banner. Hacken had previously served as president of production at New Regency. She also spent 15…
With the first-look deal becoming less and less popular, even big-name pic producers are finding studio love harder to hold onto amid a rockier Hollywood landscape. Universal is emblematic of the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Variety has been compiling the Facts on Pacts stats for more than a decade, based on info supplied by the six major studios. The tally now stands at 151, which again is good news and bad news: It's…
Tom Hardy has signed a first-look deal at Warner Bros., a little more than a year after he came on board to portray the villain Bane in the studio's "The Dark Knight Rises."
After Universal Pictures locked the writer and director of "Fast Five" into first-look deals, it only made sense that one of its stars was next.
First Look Studios has a new look. The indie banner, acquired last month by Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films, has reorganized with Lerner and former First Look topper Henry Winterstern as…
Continuing to ramp up under CEO Henry Winterstern, L.A.-based indie label First Look Studios has upped Amy Beecroft to veep of international theatrical distribution.