Entertainment Zev Foreman Reups As Entertainment One President Of Film Production
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Disney’s live-action take on the popular theme park ride “Jungle Cruise” will debut in theatres and on Disney+ with Premier Access on July 30. Filmed in 2019, the movie’s 2020 release was postponed due to the pandemic. “Jungle Cruise” tells the story of river guide Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson) who is hired by Dr. Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt) to guide her downriver on his ramshackle boat on her quest to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities and power to change the future of medicine. The search for the tree brings the voyagers face-to-face with not just the dangers of the rainforest, but supernatural ones, too.
EXCLUSIVE: We have just learned thathas extended his contract as ’s President of Production, Film. He will continue to oversee the day-to-day development and production of ’s global film slate and report to Nick Meyer, eOne’s President, Film. Foreman joined eOne in September 2018.
“Zev’s knowledge and trusted ability to work with filmmakers and talent have been an integral part of eOne’s success and the team and I are appreciative of his leadership of the department,” said Meyer. “As we continue to expand the scope, scale and number of films we develop and produce, Zev’s vast skillset will continue to be an important foundation in those efforts.”
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Gravitas Ventures has picked up North American distribution rights to Fully Realized Humans, an indie comedy from director Joshua Leonard. The film, which screened at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, will get a day-and-date release on July 30. Leonard co-wrote and co-stars alongside Jess Weixler in what is described as an honest and hilarious portrait of a married couple on the precipice of parenthood. The pic follows Jackie (Weixler) and Elliot (Leonard) who, with less than a month until the birth of their first child, embark on a madcap odyssey of self-discovery in an attempt to rid themselves of the inherited dysfunction of their own upbringings.
Added Foreman: “I am proud to continue overseeing film production at eOne/Hasbro as we build out the rich Hasbro IP into branded film universes, while also celebrating unique stories and artists in making a diverse slate of films. My gratitude to Nick Meyer for his leadership and vision in ensuring we strive to create best in class content that is smart, entertaining and always driven by the team‘s shared passion for great storytelling.”
Salma Hayek Praises ‘Extraordinary’ ‘House Of Gucci’ Co-Star Lady Gaga
Salma Hayek is loving having Lady Gaga as her co-star in “House Of Gucci”. During her interview with Variety, the Oscar-nominated actress, 54, gushed about starring alongside Gaga in the upcoming crime drama film. “House Of Gucci” is based on Sara Gay Forden’s book The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed and details the turbulent marriage and divorce of Patrizia and Maurizio Gucci, the head of the Gucci fashion house, leads to murder.
Currently, Foreman is overseeing projects at eOne including the untitled Paramount film based on Dungeons and Dragons, Hasbro’s popular game franchise from Wizards of the Coast, and the upcoming Paramount Transformers movie from director Steven Caple Jr based on the Hasbro IP.
During his eOne tenure to date, Foreman has overseen TriStar’s Kristen Stewart romantic comedy Happiest Season which sold to Hulu; Paramount’s Love and Monsters; as well as Focus Features/Macro’s upcoming Blue Bayou, Paramount’s Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Starling starring Melissa McCarthy from director Ted Melfi for Netflix, and All The Old Knives starring Chris Pine and Thandie Newton at Amazon among others.
Throughout his career, Foreman has served as producer of several both independent and studio projects; prior to that he was President of Production at Voltage Pictures. Foreman’s film credits include Billy Friedkin’s Killer Joe, Jean-Marc Vallée’s Oscar-nominated Dallas Buyers Club, Andrew Niccol’s Good Kill, Gerard Bush’s Antebellum and Nacho Vigalondo’s sci-fi drama Colossal starring Anne Hathaway.
Kino Industries Strikes Up Creative & Co-Financing Partnership With ‘Rocketman’ Financier Starlings Entertainment
Kino Industries has entered into a creative and co-financing partnership with Rocketman financier Starlings Entertainment. As part of the deal, Starlings will establish a fund for film and TV development, also meeting co-financing and P&A commitments on projects shared with Kino. To this point, Kino Industries has been best known for creating CtrlMovie, a “pioneering, interactive technology” allowing film and TV audiences to have real-time collaborative influence over the direction of a story and its characters.
Foreman has been responsible for managing all aspects of production from conception and development to structuring of finance, casting, on set management, and oversight of post-production while also managing artist support and talent relationships. As a director at Grosvenor Park, a film financier, he worked on films such as Oscar winner The Hurt Locker and Ed Zwick’s Defiance.
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