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Annapurna Elevates Interactive Division Head to Company President

The transformation of Annapurna continues. Nathan Gary, the president of the company’s interactive division, has been elevated to president of Annapurna, the company announced Friday. In his new role, Gary will take on the central leadership role overseeing all divisions: film, TV, theater and interactive. He joins the executive team alongside founder Megan Ellison, chief […]

Amy Adams to Star in ‘Nightbitch’ Adaptation for Annapurna

After an auction, Annapurna Pictures has landed the rights to turn Rachel Yoder’s upcoming debut novel Nightbitch into a feature film, with Amy Adams to star.

‘Parasite’ Studio CJ Entertainment, RedBird Capital Take Stakes in David Ellison’s Skydance

CJ Entertainment and Merchandising, the studio behind Bong Joon-ho's Oscar winner 'Parasite,' and Gerry Cardinale's RedBird Capital Partners have made strategic investments worth $275 million in David Ellison's Skydance Media.

Netflix Hires Annapurna Exec Ivana Lombardi as Director of Indie Films

Netflix has hired Ivana Lombardi away from Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures to serve as director of independent films, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

As Annapurna Teeters, Why Are So Many Rooting for Megan Ellison to Fail?

As her Annapurna Pictures faces financial headwinds, Megan Ellison should be praised for her commitment to critically acclaimed films instead of facing skepticism about a turnaround.

Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures Exploring Bankruptcy

The prospect of bankruptcy would be a huge blow to the independent film world. Ellison has been hailed as one of the few executives remaining in an increasingly tentpole-driven industry to champion adult-skewing dramas made at a studio-level budget.

Canadian Union Prevails in ‘Sausage Party’ Animators’ Pay Dispute

Canadian non-union animators will receive overtime pay for their work on the 2016 box office hit 'Sausage Party.'

‘Fleabag’: Theater Review

'Killing Eve' creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge makes her New York stage debut with 'Fleabag,' the 2013 solo piece that spawned her critically adored BBC-Amazon series of the same name.

Megan Ellison’s Moment of Truth: Inside the Reboot of Annapurna Pictures

As rumors circulate that the Oscar-winning studio run by the Oracle heiress Megan Ellison is broke and dying, insiders paint a very different picture.

MGM, Annapurna Team for Distribution Label United Artists Releasing

Following several months of upheaval, Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures is doubling down on its distribution partnership with MGM by teaming on the U.S. theatrical distribution banner United Artists Releasing.

Josh Safran’s ‘Mixtape’ Revived at Netflix With Series Order

Netflix has picked up Josh Safran's musical drama, starring Jenna Dewan and Callie Hernandez, after it was originally piloted at Fox.

Dakota Johnson, Zazie Beetz Join Armie Hammer in Thriller From Annapurna

The untitled feature has already been dated for March 29, 2019.