LANTERN ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ASSETS FROM THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
Lantern’s Library Features Over 270 Films, Fully Developed and Unreleased Films,
As Well As High-Profile Scripted and Unscripted Television Series
Lantern Entertainment, a newly established film and television studio has officially acquired certain assets of The Weinstein Company which include a library of over 270 films, unreleased and highly anticipated movies and a slate of impressive scripted and unscripted television titles. With the acquisition of these assets, Lantern Entertainment’s mission is to be one of the preeminent homes for creative talent with an unwavering commitment to compelling content creation and a culture of diverse professionals who will operate this company with the absolute highest level of ethics and standards.
“Over the last several months, we have immersed ourselves in the formation of Lantern Entertainment,” said Lantern Entertainment Co-Presidents Andy Mitchell and Milos Brajovic. “Throughout all our conversations with employees, creatives and industry professionals, we are inspired by the collective commitment and support extended to the launch of our new company, which is anchored by creativity in a meritocracy-based culture. Across all disciplines, we are extremely motivated to become a forward-thinking force in this industry.”
Mitchell and Brajovic continued, “We thank our employees and look forward to collaborating with them as we set out to produce the most compelling content for audiences worldwide, across all media platforms. Today, we turn the page to begin anew. We are grateful.”
As previously announced, industry veterans Steve Beeks, Alexa Platt and Lauren Zalaznick have joined Lantern Entertainment as senior advisors. In these roles, the advisors are providing Lantern Entertainment with industry expertise to further position the new company for a creative and strategic future in the development, production and delivery of quality content.
Having acquired these assets, Lantern Entertainment’s film library now consists of more than 270 films, with 28 Academy Awards, that have generated an aggregate worldwide box office in excess of $2 billion, and a television business with hits including the long-running and iconic unscripted series “Project Runway.”
Among the film titles, the Lantern Entertainment film library is now home to Best Picture Academy Award winners “The King’s Speech” and “The Artist,” as well as box office hits “Inglourious Basterds,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “The Hateful Eight,” “Django Unchained,” and genre franchises “Scary Movie” and “Children of the Corn.”
Lantern Entertainment’s unreleased feature films are headlined by “The Upside,” starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman and “The Current War” with Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon.
About Lantern Entertainment
Lantern Entertainment, an affiliate of Lantern Capital Partners, is a new entertainment company with a library of over 270 films, unreleased and highly anticipated movies and a slate of impressive scripted and unscripted television titles. Lantern Entertainment’s mission is to be one of the preeminent homes for creative talent with an unwavering commitment to content creation and a culture of diverse professionals who will operate with the absolute highest level of ethics and standards. Led by Co-Presidents Andy Mitchell and Milos Brajovic, Lantern Entertainment has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas.