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    Annapurna Pictures Suffers From ‘Vice’ and ‘Beale Street’

    According to a report from Variety, Annapurna Pictures lost millions of dollars from their recent movies such as “Vice” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.” While both films received Oscar nominations and a win in make-up for “Vice,” they struggled to find financial success. Megan Ellison, founder of Annapurna Pictures, is known for taking risks with her projects. […] More

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    Awards Profile 2018: Adam McKay’s ‘Backseat’ from Annapurna Pictures

    FILM: “Backseat” PRODUCERS: Will Ferrell, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adam McKay, Brad Pitt, and more DISTRIBUTOR: Annapurna Pictures DIRECTOR: Adam McKay WRITERS: Adam McKay CAST: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Bill Pullman, Allison Pill, Bill Camp, Tyler Perry, Lily Rabe, Shea Whigham, Justin Kirk, Don McManus, and more SYNOPSIS (via iMDB): The […] More

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    Plan B and Annapurna to Produce Untitled Miranda July Project

    Plan B Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures announced Thursday that they will co-produce the new film from director Miranda July. The still-untitled film tells the story of Old Dolio, the daughter of criminal parents who finds life suddenly thrown into disarray when her parents plan a heist along with an outsider. The film is set to begin […] More

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    New Studios on the Awards Block Hope to Score Oscar Love This Year

    What goes up must come down, as proven with the collapse of studio executive Harvey Weinstein.  With dozens of allegations coming in by the day, and his brother Bob struggling to keep The Weinstein Company afloat, we now take a moment to look at the new up and comers in the entertainment industry, namely in […] More

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    Annapurna Hires Jaume Collet-Serra to Direct ‘Waco’

    Jaume Collet-Serra will direct the upcoming Annapurna film “Waco,” according to Deadline. The film is about the 1993 stand-off between David Koresh’s Branch Davidians and the FBI outside of Waco, Texas. That standoff gripped the country’s attention. It lasted nearly two months, ending when Koresh’s followers burned their compound to the ground. In all, 76 […] More

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    Annapurna Television’s Adaptation of Maria Semple’s ‘Today Will Be Different’ Set for Development at HBO

    Los Angeles, CA (June 01, 2017) – HBO has made a development deal for Annapurna Television’s limited series adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestselling novel, “Today Will Be Different”, it was announced today.  Academy Award® winner Julia Roberts is attached to star and produce in the project with Semple on board to write the adaptation. HBO […] More

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    Barry Jenkins and Adele Romanski’s Pastel Joins Annapurna with New Production Deal

    Los Angeles, CA (May 16, 2017) – Annapurna has partnered with PASTEL, the Academy Award®-winning production company behind MOONLIGHT. The two-year film production deal includes a feature project to be directed by Barry Jenkins in development at PASTEL, as well as future films from PASTEL partners Jenkins, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, and Mark Ceryak. The […] More

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    Plan B Partners With Annapurna; Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney Film Looms

    Read the press release: PLAN B PARTNERS WITH ANNAPURNA Adam McKay’s untitled Dick Cheney project will be the companies’ first collaboration under the new deal Los Angeles, CA (May 04, 2017) – Plan B Entertainment, the Academy Award®-winning production company behind the most recent Best Picture-winner MOONLIGHT, has signed a three-year production deal with Annapurna, […] More

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    Annapurna Television’s ‘AMBERVILLE’ In Development at Amazon Studios

    Annapurna TV is developing a new adult CG-animated series Amberville at Amazon Studios for Amazon Prime Video. Created by Chris McCoy and SAUSAGE PARTY’s Conrad Vernon, Amberville is based on Tim Davys’ “Mollisan Town” book series, published by HarperCollins. Amberville is a darkly comedic animated crime show set in a city populated by living, breathing […] More

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