Paramount Pictures has sent us a press release; officially announcing their restructuring within the company.
As previously heard, Brian Robbins will take over Jim Gianopulos as the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. Meanwhile, David Nevins will oversee Paramount Television.
However, in an interesting twist, Brian Robbins will primarily oversee films produced for Paramount+ streaming service, while David Nevins will oversee scripted series for the same platform.
It is also interesting that mentioning theatrical releases has taken a back seat on the press release.
Jim Gianopulos will remain as an advisor for the remainder of the year and the company had good things to say about him:
“During his time at Paramount, Gianopulos has been responsible for creating and restoring massively successful franchises including A Quiet Place and A Quiet Place Part II, with more films in the works; Sonic the Hedgehog, with a sequel slated for release next year; Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the most profitable and critically-acclaimed film in the franchise, with the seventh and eight installments in production; the highly-anticipated Top Gun: Maverick; and Bumblebee, which marked a reinvigorated Transformers brand, returning the franchise to both profitability and critical acclaim. Additionally, Gianopulos rebuilt the popular Tom Clancy franchise across both film and television and was responsible for the award-winning 2018 hit Elton John biopic Rocketman.”
You can check out the full press release, after the jump.