‘Nash Bridges’ Revival With Don Johnson in the Works at USA Network

Los Angeles, CA – July 18, 2019 – Don Johnson is heading back to San Francisco. Eighteen years after Nash Bridges signed off following a six-season run on CBS, NBCUniversal-owned cabler USA Network and IP owner Village Roadshow are teaming with the actor for a revival. Johnson is set to reprise his role running San Francisco’s Special Investigation Unit in what sources say is a two-hour TV special. Sources note that while the project is in its early development stages, Village … Continued

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Village Roadshow and Valparaiso Pictures Partner on Film Adaptation of Bestselling Novel BABY TEETH

Los Angeles, CA – July 11, 2019 – Village Roadshow and Valparaiso Pictures have partnered on a film adaptation of the bestselling 2018 novel Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage. Screenwriter Nina Baker will adapt as a female-driven psychological horror film. “THE BAD SEED meets GONE GIRL meets THE OMEN.” The logline is as follows: Seven-year-old Hanna is a sweet-but-silent angel in the eyes of her adoring father Alex. He’s the only person who understands her. But her mother Suzette stands in … Continued

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‘Myst’ Film and TV Rights Sell to Village Roadshow

Los Angeles, CA – June 26, 2019 – In a key move under its expanded production mandate, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) has acquired the film and TV rights to best-selling video game MYST. The company will rely on and expand upon the game’s existing mythology to develop a multi-platform universe including film, scripted and unscripted television content. First released in 1993, MYST is a first-person graphic adventure video game, created by brothers Rand and Robyn Miller and the company … Continued

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Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Continues to Ramp Up Under New Production and Business Mandate With Key Executive Appointments

Los Angeles, CA – February 27, 2019 – Continuing under its expanded mandate and the arrival of new Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) CEO, Steve Mosko, the company announced today three key appointments to its team including industry financing, planning and operations veteran Louis Santor as Chief Operating Officer. VREG will also launch a new division under Shannon Perry who has been named Senior Vice President Reality and Production Services, further expanding VREG’s film and television content production capabilities both … Continued

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Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Names Jillian Apfelbaum Executive Vice President of Content

Los Angeles, CA – November 29, 2018 – In a hire that strategically supports its expanded content production mandate, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) has appointed Jillian Apfelbaum as Executive Vice President of Content. Apfelbaum’s primary focus will be on identifying and developing feature film projects with an additional focus on content development for television and related platforms. Apfelbaum will report to Bruce Berman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Village Roadshow Pictures. The announcement was made today by Steve … Continued

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Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Appoints Steve Mosko as Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles, CA – October 25, 2018 – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) announced today the appointment of leading executive Steve Mosko as Chief Executive Officer. Mosko’s appointment reinforces VREG’s commitment to increasing its development and production of content with a further emphasis on a focused television and streaming strategy as a complement to its core business of developing and co-financing feature films. Bruce Berman, Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO, will remain in his position and report to … Continued

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Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Elects Film Industry Leader Peter Schlessel to Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA – June 12, 2018 – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) announced today that Peter Schlessel has been elected to its Board of Directors. Schlessel joins the VREG Board of Directors as the Company releases their 100th Hollywood film, OCEAN’S 8 to strong domestic and global success with Sandra Bullock who also starred in their first release from nearly 20 years ago this October, PRACTICAL MAGIC. “Peter is a trusted executive with a proven track record and distinctive … Continued

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Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Expands Global Content Platform with Significant Capital from Vine Alternative Investments

April 19, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) is expanding and complementing the Company’s business model as a leading co-financier and co-producer of filmed entertainment into selectively developing and acquiring its own IP and producing content across a breadth of platforms with both existing and new partners. The new strategic plan is fueled by a transaction whereby Vine Alternative Investments (Vine) and Falcon Investment Advisors (Falcon) have acquired a controlling interest in the company with … Continued

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Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Secures $480M in Capital

LOS ANGELES, CA (SEPTEMBER 14, 2015) – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) has completed a $480 million recapitalization, including $325 million of new capital from a consortium of worldwide investors (including Vine Alternative Investments, Falcon Investment Advisors, and Village Roadshow Limited).  The facility was arranged by the Company and placed by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, with Moelis & Company acting as financial adviser to the Company. Village Roadshow Pictures (VRP), working with its joint syndication agents Rabobank International and J.P. Morgan … Continued

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Village Roadshow Promotes Kevin P. Berg to General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs

LOS ANGELES (June 25, 2013) – Village Roadshow today announced the promotion of Kevin P. Berg to General Counsel at Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) and Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs at Village Roadshow Pictures (VRP). Berg will continue to report to Greg Basser, CEO of VREG and Susan Bracey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VREG.

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