Vine Acquires Lakeshore Film & TV Library

LOS ANGELES, CA – October 23, 2019 – Vine Alternative Investments has acquired Lakeshore Entertainment’s 300 title film and television library, as well as its international servicing and sales operations. During a time when there is a very high demand for quality source content – for both distribution rights/revenue and adaptation of material for both remakes and new platforms – the Lakeshore library is one of the few remaining impactful independent film libraries. Lakeshore’s library includes approximately 300 theatrical motion pictures … Continued

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Lana Wachowski to Write and Direct All-New Film Set in the World of ‘The Matrix’

BURBANK, CA – August 20, 2019 – Lana Wachowski—the co-creator of the record-breaking and genre-defining world of “The Matrix”—is set to write, direct and produce an all-new film, returning audiences to the reality-bending universe.  Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will star in the film, reprising their roles as Neo and Trinity, respectively.  Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures will produce and globally distribute the film.  The announcement was made today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. “We … Continued

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Ernest Hemingway’s ‘A Moveable Feast’ In Works For TV With Village Roadshow Entertainment Group

Los Angeles, CA – August 13, 2019 – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG), Mariel Hemingway, John Goldstone, and Marc Rosen have closed a deal to produce Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast as a Series. Being told as a Hemingway origin story, A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway is his earliest known work about his years as a poor but ambitious young expat journalist and writer in Paris in the 1920s. The book was first published in 1964 and describes the author’s apprenticeship as a … Continued

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Village Roadshow Pictures Options ‘A Horse Walks Into A Bar’

Los Angeles, CA – August 5, 2019 – Village Roadshow Pictures has optioned David Grossman’s 2017 Man Booker International Prize-winning novel A Horse Walks Into A Bar to develop into a feature film. Village Roadshow will produce the project with Veritas Entertainment Group. The searing short novel is about the life of a stand-up comic, as revealed in the course of one evening’s performance. In the dance between comic and audience, with barbs flying back and forth, a deeper story begins to take … Continued

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‘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 Names Alix Jaffe Executive Vice President of Television

Los Angeles, CA – April 1, 2019 – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) announced today the appointment of veteran producer and network executive Alix Jaffe as Executive Vice President, Television. Further supporting the Company’s recent commitment to increasing its development and production of content with an emphasis on television, Jaffe will oversee VREG’s plans to build out an independent television business focusing on scripted content. She will report to Steve Mosko, VREG’s Chief Executive Officer, who made the announcement today. … 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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Bruce Berman Reups As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Of Village Roadshow Pictures

Los Angeles, CA – February 19, 2019 – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG) CEO Steve Mosko announced today that Bruce Berman has entered into an agreement to continue as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Village Roadshow Pictures (VRP). Berman will retain oversight of VREG’s feature film activities and collaborate with the entire development group to create content for television, streaming and emerging platforms.  Berman will report to Mosko, who is focused on increasing the production of content for all … Continued

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