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'The Wolf of Wall Street' is to open Dec. 25 after postponement

'The Wolf of Wall Street' is to open Dec. 25 after postponement

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Martin Scorsese is putting the finishing touches on "The Wolf of Wall Street" and the film will be ready to open Dec. 25, Paramount Pictures said.
Christopher Nolan's next movie due out in 2014

Christopher Nolan's next movie due out in 2014

HOLLYWOOD, March 8 (UPI) -- Writer/director Christopher Nolan's film "Interstellar" will be co-produced and distributed by Hollywood's Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures.

DreamWorks Animation signs deal with Fox

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. animator behind the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to distribute its movies, it said Monday.
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Paramount leads global box office in 2011

Paramount leads global box office in 2011

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Paramount Pictures says it had the biggest box-office gross in 2011, earning $5.17 billion in receipts worldwide.
Paramount announces animation division

Paramount announces animation division

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Paramount Pictures said Wednesday it is starting up an in-house animation division, with its first title slated for release in 2014.
Chase, Van Zandt reunite for film

Chase, Van Zandt reunite for film

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- David Chase, creator and producer of "The Sopranos," says he is reuniting with Steven Van Zandt, one of the New Jersey mob drama's stars, in a new film.
David Chase to direct first feature film

David Chase to direct first feature film

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- David Chase, the creator and producer of the iconic U.S. drama series "The Sopranos," is to make his feature film directing debut for Paramount Vantage.

Paramount Pictures cuts top executives

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey says the U.S. studio has parted ways with Paramount Film Group head John Lesher and production executive Brad Weston.
'Sopranos' creator to direct first film

'Sopranos' creator to direct first film

HOLLYWOOD, May 8 (UPI) -- David Chase, the creator of "The Sopranos," has signed a deal with Hollywood's Paramount Pictures to write, direct and produce his first feature film.

Paramount changes executive line-up

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey has reshuffled the U.S. studio's executive hierarchy following nearly a month of preparations.

Woman sues cop after wedding brawl

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The mother of a bride whose wedding reception in Orland Park, Ill., was host to a fight between a cop and up to 18 guests is suing the officer.

DreamWorks, Viacom deal still not dreamy

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Tensions among principals in the year-old Viacom acquisition of Los Angeles-based DreamWorks SKG's live-action studio remain evident, observers said.

Berman out at Paramount Pictures

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Gail Berman has resigned after less than two years as president and top creative executive at Paramount Pictures, the Viacom-owned studio said in Los Angeles.

Paramount pinches Cruise movie company

HOLLYWOOD, July 31 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise's contract with Paramount Pictures was to be renewed Monday at $2.5 million a year, down from the previous $10 million-plus a year, it was reported.
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Brad Grey, Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO, arrives for the Millenium Ball 2006 fund-raiser to benefit the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, on October 5, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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Brad Alan Grey (born December 29, 1957) is the Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, a position he has held since 2005. Under Grey’s leadership, Paramount has finished No.2 in market share in 2008, 2009 and 2010 despite releasing significantly fewer films than its competitors.

Since arriving at Paramount in 2005, Chairman and CEO Brad Grey has led a return to fortune at the box office. He has overseen the creation of revitalization of several major franchises, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Star Trek, and Paranormal Activity, which was made for $15,000 and generated $192 million at the global box office. Paranormal Activity 2 grossed $177 million worldwide, and the third installment in the franchise is scheduled for release in October 2011.

Paramount has also forged productive relationships with top-tier filmmakers and talent including J.J. Abrams, Michael Bay and Martin Scorsese.

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