Paramount Extends First Look with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot
by Alex Billington
March 26, 2009
Paramount Pictures today announced an extension of its agreement with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions to run through 2013. This continues the first-look relationship originally started with Abrams and long-time colleague, producer Bryan Burk, in July of 2006. "Today's announcement is meaningful to me in many ways," said Brad Grey, Chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures Corporation. "Bad Robot was one of the first deals we made to help rebuild the studio. J.J. has since become part of the fabric of Paramount and we look forward to continuing our fruitful creative collaboration for many years to come."
Bad Robot and Paramount first collaborated on the release of Cloverfield in January of 2008. As we all know, up next is Star Trek this summer. Production on Morning Glory will begin in June, and we can expect to hear plenty more announcements over the next few months. "Bad Robot has had an incredibly fun and productive collaboration with Paramount," added Abrams. "We are all so grateful for their amazing support and creative team, and feel like we're just getting started. We are thrilled that we get to stay right where we are." You know you're doing things right when the experience is both productive and fun.
Reader Feedback - 10 Comments
Well that's exciting! Cloverfield 2? *crosses fingers*
CSpuppydog on Mar 26, 2009
dude he should do something like cloverfield, you know keep it top secret, but let the idea be original
Darrin on Mar 26, 2009
Oh God, that's horrible news.
adrian on Mar 26, 2009
That's good news. As CSpuppydogg said: Cloverfield 2 potential. 🙂
David on Mar 26, 2009
Forget Cloverfield 2...when do they start working on The Dark Tower?
Barry on Mar 27, 2009
@ adrian no, it isn't.
fanboy d on Mar 27, 2009
All i am waiting for is Clovie II
Fisherr on Mar 27, 2009
BAD ROBOT! Good for Paramount! Hey Fox.....you should be paying attention!
Tim "CLoverfield" on Mar 27, 2009
Cloverfield was a terrible movie, IMO. And as far as J.J Abrams is concerned, his body of work isn't anything special. There's far more talented directors and better production companies out there who deserve this kind of position.
adrian on Mar 28, 2009
Everything about Cloverfield was bloody brilliant. EVERYTHING! I use it in class all the time.
D-9 on Mar 29, 2009
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