Alcon Entertainment, Alloy Entertainment and Kira Davis’ 8:38 Productions have reteamed to acquire Ann Brashares‘ latest young adult novel, The Here And Now, which was released this week by Delacorte Press. The three companies previously joined to collaborate on Brashares’ bestselling Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants novels, turning them into a 2005 feature film starring Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrara and Amber Tamblyn and a 2008 sequel. Both were released by Warner Bros under Alcon’s output deal there.
Davis will produce the Here And Now adaptation with Alcon’s Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. Alloy president Les Morgenstein and VP of Alloy features Elysa Dutton will also produce. The novel is an epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world…if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to. Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Alloy Entertainment has hired Elysa Koplovitz Dutton to be VP and run its feature film division based in Los Angeles. She reports to Leslie Morgenstein, President of Alloy Entertainment, which is now part of the Warner Bros Television Group. Dutton was most recently exec producer on the indie comedy Ass Backwards, to be released November 8, and before that had a producing deal at HBO and was a VP Production at Fox. She’s a Brown graduate who created that school’s first series, Sob Story, which got syndicated to campuses across the country. Her work on such films as Idiocracy, Beavis And Butt-head Do America and Election will come in handy, as Alloy’s demo is young.
Alloy made its name hatching fiction that has been turned into film and TV properties that include The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars and Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants. “Elysa understands the Alloy brand and shares our philosophy when it comes to developing great entertainment,” Morgenstein said. “We’re eager to aggressively expand our feature business, and her experience will be vital to our success.” Read More »
Alloy Entertainment, which has been based at Warner Bros TV for a long time, will now officially be part of the Warner Bros family. WBTV parent the Warner Bros Television Group has signed a deal to acquire Alloy from an … Read More »
Alloy Entertainment has hired veteran TV network business affairs executive Michael Ross as COO. He will oversee business affairs, financing and digital distribution for Alloy’s production arm, which has 5 series on the air, CW’s ‘‘Gossip Girl” and The … Read More »