Seven Bucks Productions

Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks recruits SPT’s Scott Landsman to head up TV

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions has hired Sony Pictures Television (SPT) exec Scott Landsman as its head of TV. Landsman joins Seven Bucks from his role as SVP of comedy development at SPT, where he has worked on shows including The Afterparty for Apple TV+, Twisted Metal for Peacock, Woke for Hulu, […]

David Letterman, Dwayne Johnson, Campfire & Fifth Season partner for authorised Andy Kaufman doc

Ross Dinerstein’s Campfire Studios has partnered with Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions, David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants and Fifth Season to produce the first authorised feature documentary on US comedian Andy Kaufman.   Fully financed by Fifth Season, and overseen by Mary Lisio, EVP of non-scripted and documentary, the film is being produced in […]

NBC orders BBC Studios blue chip series, closes Peacock Productions

NBC has ordered a 10-part blue chip wildlife series from BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit and confirmed it is shuttering its unscripted division, Peacock Productions. The New World will visit locations across North America, Central America and South America to explore the landscapes, remote wilderness and mysterious creatures that inhabit the region. The show will […]

WWE Studios plans TV originals assault

WWE Studios is expanding beyond feature films and into original TV and digital content production. The production arm of wrestling/sports entertainment giant WWE is looking to work with coproducers on scripted and reality TV shows, and is also eyeing the family and animated spaces. WWE Studios president Michael Luisi will continue to oversee the business, […]

The Rock brings Muscle Beach to USA

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has sold a scripted series about bodybuilders from the famous Venice Beach in the 1980s to US cable channel USA Network. Muscle Beach, will see “a colourful tribe of lost souls struggle to reinvent themselves by bench-pressing their way to a bigger, better American dream, no matter what the cost”. News […]

The Rock creates digital studio with Studio71

Actor and wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has formed a YouTube channel venture with ProSiebenSat.1 Group’s multichannel networks business. Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions and Studio71 have teamed up to create Seven Bucks Digital Studios, which will debut its YouTube channel this summer. Seven Bucks Digital Studios will include spotlight on Seven Bucks Productions’ projects, which […]