Endeavor Content

Endeavor Content links with Rick Rubin to expand Shangri La into TV & film

Endeavor Content has struck an overall deal with famed music producer Rick Rubin. The agreement will see Rubin, who worked with talent including Tom Petty, Johnny Cash and Run-DMC, create TV shows and films via his Shangri La Recording Studios. Endeavor is supporting Rubin with development funds and exec support via Peter Berg’s Film 45 […]

Lookout Point duo & BBCS alum Helen Jackson launch Endeavor-backed prodco

Damian Keogh is departing as MD of UK prodco Lookout Point to launch a new Endeavor Content-backed scripted outfit with BBC Studios (BBCS) alum Helen Jackson and drama veteran Simon Vaughan. The Story Company will work with established and emerging creators/writers to help acquire rights, commission scripts, package projects and manage the sales process on projects. It will work with other […]

Amazon, HBO Max & Waave among ‘Conversations With Friends’ deals

Amazon, HBO Max, Lionsgate Play and Waave are among a slew of companies to have pre-bought Conversations With Friends, the upcoming BBC and Hulu drama from the team behind Normal People. The 12 x 30-minute drama has been adapted from the debut novel by Sally Rooney and is being produced by Element Pictures and Endeavor Content, […]

Endeavor Content hires ITVS, Miramax execs as part of sales rejig

Endeavor Content, the distribution and finance arm of US-based Endeavor, has bolstered its distribution team with several new hires and promotions. The new appointments include Jennifer Ebell as SVP of EMEA sales; Fabio Etienne-Tinchant as executive director, handling sales in CEE, MENA, France & Turkey; Liz Tang as director of content; Tracy Davis as associate director of […]

NBCU’s Peacock links with Stan in Oz for Isla Fisher drama ‘Wolf Like Me’

NBCUniversal’s streamer Peacock has partnered with Nine Entertainment-owned Stan in Australia on a six-part romcom. Wolf Like Me (6 x 30 minutes) has been written and created by Abe Forsythe (Little Monsters), with Josh Gad (Central Park) and Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers) starring. It is being produced by Made Up Stories, the firm launched in 2017 […]

Endeavor’s Lorenzo De Maio exits to launch new Fremantle-backed outfit

Endeavor Content EVP Lorenzo De Maio has left the company to launch a new venture backed by Fremantle. LA-based De Maio Entertainment will work with Fremantle and other indies to expand the scripted and factual slate for the Bertelsmann-backed production and distribution giant. The deal will also provide De Maio’s new company with access to […]

Endeavor Content & Korea’s Bon Factory strike content pact

Endeavor Content, the distribution and finance arm of US-based Endeavor, has inked a multi-year deal with CJ ENM-backed South Korean prodco Bon Factory. The deal will see the two companies develop TV projects in both English and Korean languages for the global market, as well as adapt formats for each for each other’s markets. Bon […]

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