Jon Jashni

Netflix orders Lost in Space reboot

Streaming service Netflix has ordered a drama reboot of the 1960s Irwin Allen sci-fi drama Lost in Space. Legendary Television will create the one-hour, ten-part series, which will debut on Netflix globally in 2018. The original series, like the movie, will centre around the Robinson family, who are stranded on a space ship light years […]

Legendary finds Parent as Rosenblum exits

Legendary Entertainment has brought in producer Mary Parent to run its film and TV operations, as television and digital chief Bruce Rosenblum exits. Parent has been named vice-chair, worldwide production at the US studio, which was recently acquired by China’s Dalian Wanda Group. He hire comes after the exit of Legendary’s president and chief creative […]

Legendary president exits after Wanda deal

Legendary Entertainment president and chief creative officer Jon Jashni is leaving the US studio to form an entertainment investment fund. Jashni is forming Raintree Ventures, an investment and incubation operation and fund, after ten years with Legendary. This comes just weeks after Chinese conglom Dalian Wanda bought film and TV firm Legendary for US$3.5 billion. […]