Village Roadshow Television is partnering with acclaimed actor, writer, director and producer Bryan Cranston and Emmy nominated producer James Degus, via Cranston’s Moonshot Entertainment, to source, develop and produce television content for all available distribution platforms. The alliance pairs Moonshot’s holistic view of content creation with Village Roadshow’s depth of creative resources to bring audiences elevated content across multiple genres.
“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Bryan for nearly two decades and his strength in front of the camera is matched only by his skills behind the camera as a director, writer and producer. He is a singular talent in the industry and one of the best storytellers I know. Our partnership to identify, develop and produce elevated TV content furthers Village Roadshow Television’s commitment to bring the best stories to life,” stated Steve Mosko, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group’s CEO.
Added Cranston, “I’m beyond excited to be working again with my friend, Steve Mosko, and his exceptionally creative team at Village Roadshow. We are in the best position to continue producing compelling television – focusing on stories that Tickle the Brain and Touch the Heart.”
Village Roadshow Television’s Executive Vice President, Alix Jaffe, will work closely with Cranston and Degus, as well as Mosko, on driving this content initiative forward.
Cranston is a well-known actor, director, writer and producer who has created multiple series. He currently Executive Produces and stars in the Showtime breakout hit, YOUR HONOR. He received multiple Emmy Awards for his role as Walter White on the AMC crime drama Breaking Bad, where he served as a producer, for Outstanding Drama Series. Cranston won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play (All the Way) for his portrayal of Lyndon B. Johnson.He reprised the role of Lyndon Johnson in the television adaptation All the Way, which earned him widespread praise by critics. In 2019, Cranston won his second Tony for Best Actor in a Play (Network). For the biographical drama TRUMBO, he earned widespread acclaim and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Cranston also appeared in several acclaimed films, such as SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, DRIVE, ARGO and GODZILLA. Cranston and Moonshot Entertainment are represented by UTA and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.
Degus is an Emmy nominated producer and has developed and executive produced series including Showtime’s hit, Your Honor, and the Amazon hit, Sneaky Pete. His executive producing credits also include Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Amazon), The Dangerous Book for Boys (Amazon) and SuperMansion (Amazon). Degus also co-executive produced HBO’s critically acclaimed film, All the Way.
About Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
Village Roadshow Entertainment Group is a leading global entertainment company building premier, content-rich businesses in the entertainment industry. VREG employs innovative strategies to produce, acquire and deliver intellectual properties with timeless appeal, while maximizing group-wide strategic and operational efficiencies. VREG is the holding company of Village Roadshow Pictures and Village Roadshow Television, whose most recent projects include “Capital One College Bowl” for NBC. Under its leadership by Vine Alternative Investments, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group diversified its portfolio to include financing and producing projects across multiple formats including film, television and digital.
About Moonshot Entertainment
Moonshot Entertainment has been creating and producing television content for nine years. It specializes in character-driven stories that have been a hallmark of Cranston’s career. The company has both comedies and dramas to its credit and has recently expanded into non-scripted television and feature film development.
The Dangerous Book For Boys
All The Way