ViacomCBS reorganizes Paramount Photos management, faucets Brian Robbins as studio CEO


Brian Robbins

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ViacomCBS is shaking up the management of Paramount Photos.

The corporate introduced Monday that CEO and Chairman of Paramount Photos Jim Gianopulos would hand over management of the studio to Brian Robbins. Robbins will proceed in his present function heading up Nickelodeon and tackle the added function of president and CEO of Paramount.

Gianopulos will stay in an advisory function by means of the top of the yr.

Robbins will oversee the entire movies produced for streaming service Paramount+, in addition to the entire youngsters and household content material.

The information comes on the heels of experiences that ViacomCBS proprietor Shari Redstone has wished to place extra precedence on making content material for Paramount+. 

In response to a e-newsletter written by former Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Matthew Belloni, Redstone wished movies like “A Quiet Place: Half II” and “Jackass Endlessly” for Paramount+. As an alternative, “A Quiet Place: Half II” was launched in theaters in late Might. The movie garnered almost $270 million in international ticket gross sales on an estimated manufacturing price range of about $60 million. “Jackass Endlessly” has been postponed till February 2022.

ViacomCBS declined to remark.

Additionally on Monday, ViacomCBS introduced that Paramount Tv Studios will now change into a part of its premium community group below the management of David Nevins, chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks. Nicole Clemens will proceed on as president of Paramount Tv Studios and can report on to Nevins.

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