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Peter Chernin Launching $1B+ Content Studio Rollup The North Road Company

The Chernin Group co-founder Peter Chernin is rolling up three content studios into one new mega-project, backed by $800 million in financing from two private equity firms. Chernin is launching The North Road Company, a global multi-genre film and TV studio that will include ownership of Chernin Entertainment (Ford v Ferrari, New Girl) and Words […]

Chernin Group, Bob Iger and Rich Paul Invest $263M in Toymaker Funko

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger is getting back into the toy business. Iger is part of a consortium investing $263 million into the pop culture, toy and apparel brand Funko, representing a 25 percent stake. The investment is being led by Peter Chernin’s The Chernin Group, with online retailer eBay and Rich Paul, the founder […]

Former Searchlight Chief Nancy Utley Signs First-Look Deal With Chernin Entertainment

Peter Chernin is reuniting with Nancy Utley, a beloved figurehead in the indie film world who formerly co-ran Searchlight Pictures. Utley and her newly launched production company, Lake Ellyn Entertainment, has signed a first-look deal with Chernin Entertainment. The pact calls for Utley to produce film and TV content for Chernin’s prolific production company. Chernin […]

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Producer Roundtable With Charlize Theron, Emma Tillinger Koskoff

2020 Oscar nominated actress Charlize Theron and nominated producers Emma Tillinger Koskoff, David Heyman and Peter Chernin joined Dan Lin and Debra Martin Chase for the full Producer Roundtable.

‘Ford v Ferrari’ Producer Peter Chernin on Projects Worth Fighting For: “You Have to Bet on Your Own Gut”

Charlize Theron, Peter Chernin, David Heyman, Dan Lin, Debra Martin Chase and Emma Tillinger Koskoff took part in The Hollywood Reporter's annual Oscar Producer Roundtable.

“Strap on Your Flak Jacket and Lean Into It”: Charlize Theron, Peter Chernin and the Producer Roundtable

Charlize Theron, Peter Chernin, David Heyman, Dan Lin, Debra Martin Chase and Emma Tillinger Koskoff shared plenty of trade secrets of working with demanding directors, remaining agile in an ever-changing industry and knowing when to fight to the finish for a movie in THR Producer Roundtable.

Peter Chernin Raises $700 Million War Chest for New Dealmaking

Peter Chernin's TCG Capital Management has raised $700 million for a new dealmaking fund from new investors.

Chernin Group Pays $83 Million for Majority Stake in Food52

Peter Chernin's The Chernin Group has acquired a majority stake in upscale kitchen and home brand Food52 for $83 million.

“We Were Warped Out of Our Minds”: ‘In Living Color’ Stars Recall Fox Censors, Spike Lee’s Disdain in Dishy Oral History

Twenty-five years after the groundbreaking sketch show left the airwaves in a blaze of controversy and conflict, The Hollywood Reporter reunites the 'In Living Color' cast to reflect on series.

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’: Film Review

Andy Serkis returns as reluctant rebel leader Caesar, facing a threateneed homeland and a new human challenge fronted by Woody Harrelson in 'War for the Planet of the Apes,' Fox's third entry in the blockbuster sci-fi reboot.

Stan Lee Unveils India-China Co-Production ‘Monkey Master’

The live-action film is co-produced by China's Shinework Pictures, which also backed the upcoming Jackie Chan-starrer 'Kung-Fu Yoga.'

Peter Chernin, Peter Currie Leaving Twitter Board

The social media giant named Pepsi CFO Hugh Johnston and co-founder Martha Lane Fox to its board of directors.