Former Studiocanal exec named CEO of Legendary Entertainment & Tobis joint-venture

Isabel Hund, the German producer and former Studiocanal exec, has been appointed as CEO of newly formed joint venture between US studio Legendary Entertainment and German producer-distributor Tobis. Hund the as-yet-unnamed Munich-based company, which was first announced in July and is focused on developing, producing and distributing German-language scripted series and miniseries. Tobis is to […]

Legendary Entertainment & Tobis form JV for German scripted series

US studio Legendary Entertainment and German producer & distributor Tobis have teamed to launch a joint venture that will create scripted German-language content. The new firm, which was announced by Legendary CEO Joshua Grode and Tobis principals Timm Oberwelland and Theo Gringel, will be based in Tobis’ recently opened Munich office, where it will develop, […]

Sky Deutschland snags movie premieres

Sky Deutschland has secured first-broadcast pay-TV and SVOD rights to a clutch of Oscar-nominated independent films, including American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave and Philomena. The rights come through deals with independent film distributors Tobis, Prokino and SquareOne Entertainment. These cover linear distribution through Sky’s film channels as well as SVOD rights for broadcast over […]