Hot Trailer: ‘Welcome To Yesterday’

By | Tuesday December 17, 2013 @ 3:52pm PST

The newly retitled pic follows a group of friends who stumble upon a time machine and have a little nutty fun with it –at first. But it turns out that their “second-chance machine” also had “some crazy ripple effect.” Welcome to Yesterday, from Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes, … Read More »

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Paramount Insurge, Machinima Team On Black Market Web Series ‘Chop Shop’

By | Monday July 1, 2013 @ 10:33am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount’s Insurge label is partnering with online network Machinima on Chop Shop, a new web series set in LA’s black market car theft underworld. The early 2014 release follows a pair of pro car thieves … Read More »

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Paramount Insurge Acquires ‘Family Vacation’

By | Thursday December 6, 2012 @ 4:30pm PST
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Daniel Dubiecki’s Allegiance Theatre has just sold Family Vacation, a script by Eric Reese, to Paramount’s Insurge label. The film is a thriller but they are keeping specifics close to the vest. Dubiecki is producing. Reese is repped by CAA and Gotham.

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Paramount Insurge Lands Jayson Rothwell Spec ‘Patrol’

By | Wednesday October 24, 2012 @ 12:19pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Paramount Pictures has acquired Patrol, a Jayson Rothwell spec script that Stefan Sonnenfeld will produce through his banner Sunnyfield Productions.

When a U.S. Marines patrol chases drug smugglers to a remote island, their mission takes an unexpectedly deadly twist. Sonnenfeld is founder and president of the post-production house Company 3, and he will produce through Sunnyfield. They will run it through Paramount’s Insurge label and are discussing a fast track to production. He has done post-production work on everything from Transformers, Star Trek, Cloverfield and Alice In Wonderland to the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise. Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Loved Ones’

By | Wednesday May 2, 2012 @ 12:35pm PDT

Paramount‘s Insurge label is collaborating with Tugg to release the horror film The Loved Ones, which most recently screened at this year’s SXSW. (The Tugg platform enables filmgoers who want to see a movie to set up on-demand screenings at local theaters.) Loved Ones, written and directed … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Devil Inside’

By | Thursday December 1, 2011 @ 12:03am PST

Paramount’s Insurge genre label put up this TV spot for the demonic possession flick The Devil Inside, directed by William Brent Bell who co-wrote with producer/partner Matt Peterman. It stars Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama, Suzan Crowley, Bonnie Morgan, Brian Johnson and Preston James Hillier. It opens … Read More »

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Paramount Sets Release Dates For Sundance Winner ‘Like Crazy,’ ‘The Devil Inside’

Like Crazy, which won the U.S. dramatic grand jury prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, will bow Oct. 28 in limited release via Paramount Vantage, the studio announced. The coming-of-age drama stars Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones and Jennifer Lawrence. Meanwhile, Paramount’s Insurge division, formed to generate micro-budget Read More »

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Paramount Books 1-Week-Only Director’s Fan Cut Of ‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’

Paramount’s Insurge Pictures  will goose box office of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never by today announcing a one-week limited release of the “director’s fan cut” across the U.S. and Canada. It will include 40 minutes of new Bieber footage on … Read More »

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Paramount’s Insurge Makes Its First Micro-Budget Buy

Mike Fleming

Paramount Insurge, the division formed to generate micro-budget movies following the studio’s success with Paranormal Activity, has made its first acquisition. Insurge just acquired an untitled pic by director and co-writer William Brent Bell for worldwide distribution (it had the working title The Devil Inside but studio says it might … Read More »

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