Liz Jenkins Elevated to VP Corporate Development at MRC

By | Thursday March 10, 2011 @ 12:34pm PST

New York, NY (Feb. 10, 2011) – Media Rights Capital (MRC) today announced the promotion of Liz Jenkins to Vice President of Corporate Development for the independent film, television and digital studio.

Since joining the studio in 2008, Jenkins has played a critical role in helping to shape MRC’s strategic

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MRC Ups Brye Adler To Production Veep

By | Thursday January 27, 2011 @ 12:26pm PST
Mike Fleming

New York, NY (Jan. 27, 2011) – Media Rights Capital (MRC) has promoted film executive Brye Adler to Vice President of Production, MRC Film. Adler will report to the independent film, television and digital studio’s Co-CEOs Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu.

Since joining MRC’s film division in 2009, Adler has

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Tory Metzger Nearing Deal To Head Production For David Linde’s Lava Bear

By | Thursday January 20, 2011 @ 5:30pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Tory Metzger is ready to jump back into the production game. Metzger, one of CAA’s top talent agents when she left the agency in 2008 to run production for Media Rights Capital, is in talks to steer creative and production for David Linde’s Lava Bear. That’s the global … Read More »

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Jodie Foster Joins Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Elysium’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Though it hasn’t yet been shopped to studios by Media Rights Capital, Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 followup Elysium is looking better and better. He’s just gotten Jodie Foster to commit and join Matt Damon and District 9‘s … Read More »

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Zac Efron Drama ‘Die In A Gunfight’ To MRC

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Media Rights Capital is negotiating to acquire Die in a Gunfight, a script by fresh-from-NYU scribes Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari that has Zac Efron attached to play a fight-prone and death-obsessed young society man who pursues a romance … Read More »

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Neill Blomkamp Moving Ahead On ‘Elysium’

EXCLUSIVE I’ve just learned that Neill Blomkamp is reteaming with his District 9 star Sharlto Copley on his second sci-fi feature Elysium. Copley played Wikus van de Merwe in District 9 as well as HM Murdock in this summer’s The A-Team reboot. Meanwhile, director Blomkamp … Read More »

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MRC And M. Night Shyamalan ‘Reincarnate’

By | Wednesday September 15, 2010 @ 8:16am PDT
Mike Fleming

Media Rights Capital and M Night Shyamalan have set the next thriller to be made under their Night Chronicles banner. And once again, Shyamalan won’t be directing. Instead, The Last Exorcism‘s Daniel Stamm will helm Reincarnate, scripted by Chris Sparling (Buried). Production will … Read More »

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M. Night Shyamalan Sets ‘Buried’ Writer Chris Sparling For Night Chronicles Thriller

Mike Fleming

m-night-shyamalanM. Night Shyamalan has set the second feature to be made through his genre producing banner Night Chronicles. The project comes as Shyalaman promotes development exec Ashwin Rajan to president of production for the Media Rights Capital-backed genre label. Shyamalan and … Read More »

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Primetime Pilot Panic: R.I.P. ‘Moonlight’

Media Rights Capital, and everyone else, passed on Moonlight for mid-season. The show is dead. Moonlight fans will be singing outside Warner Bros today at noon and again on Friday by the big main gate at 4000 Warner Blvd near Pass street. I’m not sure why but they will be singing.

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    ‘Moonlight’ Is Dead At MRC & Everywhere; UPDATE: Mid-season?

    UPDATE: I hear MRC now has been asked to consider Moonlight for mid-season. This is such a shot in the dark it’s barely worth posting. But I’m posting nonetheless. I’ve also been told that CBS continues to hold an option on the … Read More »

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    Primetime Pilot Panic: ‘Moonlight’ To CW?

    By | Tuesday May 13, 2008 @ 5:03pm PDT

    EXCLUSIVE: I’ve just been told by an insider that “there is a chance, only a chance” that Media Rights Capital which will be programming Sunday’s two hours on the CW “may elect to take Moonlight as one of those two … Read More »

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    MRC Poaches Tory Metzger From CAA

    EXCLUSIVE: Tory Metzger, one of the top motion picture agents at CAA, is leaving to head up the film division at Media Rights Capital, the leading independent film, television and digital studio and financing arm. … Read More »

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