Ashton Kutcher

Chicken Soup for the Soul acquires Kutcher’s A Plus for $15m

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, a company building VOD networks that provide positive content, has acquired Ashton Kutcher’s A Plus for US$15m in cash and stock. Kutcher, who co-founded and chaired the digital media company, received shares for his portion of A Plus and increased his existing stake in Chicken Soup for the Soul […]

Chicken Soup & Ashton Kutcher set for personal finance title

US producer of ‘uplifting and positive content’, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, and Ashton Kutcher will make 20 half-hours of a new personal finance show aimed at helping millennials struggling with debt. Chicken Soup will produce The Fixer with the support of several lead sponsors. In this case, Acorns and has already committed […]

Kutcher-backed Chicken Soup for the Soul launches IPO

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, a prodco that is backed by Ashton Kutcher’s company A Plus, has launched a public offering to raise US$30 million. The US-based prodco and distributer is a provider of ‘positive video content’. Chicken Soup has an exclusive distribution agreement with A Plus, a digital media company that is owned […]

MTA’s Matt Assmus joins Dorsey development team

Red Arrow-controlled producer Dorsey Pictures has sealed a deal with Matt Assmus (left) and his company MTA Media that will see the expansion of their development and production team. Assmus will join Dorsey’s development team – led by the company’s VP of development Allison Boon. At the same time, Dorsey’s Whitney Hayes is upped to […]

Charlize Theron launches reality JV with Banijay

Hollywood actress Charlize Theron has taken her move into reality TV production a step further by launching a joint venture with US-based Bunim/Murray Productions. This follows the news Banijay-owned Bunim-Murray and Theron’s shingle Denver & Delilah were co-developing Glam Wars (fka Glam Squad) for NBCUniversal-owned Style Network. The deal marks Theron’s first move into unscripted […]