Relativity Media, Atlas Ent. to Bring Voltron to Big Screen
Relativity Media is a next-generation studio engaged in multiple aspects of entertainment including full-scale film and television production and distribution, the co-financing of major studio film slates, music publishing, sports management, and digital media. Additionally, the company makes strategic partnerships with, and investments in, media and entertainment-related companies and assets.
To date, Relativity has committed to, produced and/or financed more than 200 motion pictures. Released films have accumulated more than $15 billion in worldwide box office receipts. Relativity’s recent films include: Bridesmaids, Hop, Limitless, Battle: Los Angeles, Season of The Witch, Little Fockers, The Fighter, The Social Network, Salt, Despicable Me, Grown Ups, Dear John, It’s Complicated, Couples Retreat, and Zombieland. Upcoming films for Relativity include: Shark Night 3D, Machine Gun Preacher, Immortals, Anonymous, and Cowboys & Aliens. Thirty-six of the company’s films have opened to No. 1 at the box office. Relativity films have earned 60 Oscar® nominations, including nods for The Fighter, The Social Network, The Wolfman, Nine, A Serious Man, Frost/Nixon, Atonement, American Gangster and 3:10 to Yuma. Fifty-eight of Relativity’s films have each generated more than $100 million in worldwide box-office receipts.
Relativity also owns and operates Rogue Pictures, a company that specializes in films targeted to the 13-25 year old audience, and RogueLife, Relativity’s digital studio which is developing original content for the Web, and creating sustainable online platforms and communities. RelativityREAL, Relativity’s television arm, has 67 projects in production, including 17 original series that are currently airing or will air in the upcoming television season including Police Women for TLC, Coming Home for Lifetime, and The Great Food Truck Race for Food Network.
ABOUT ATLAS ENTERTAINMENT
Atlas Entertainment, led by co-founder Charles Roven, is built on a stellar reputation of creative collaboration, innovation and fiscal responsibility. With an expertise in producing tentpole films, such as The Dark Knight and Get Smart, as well as critically acclaimed independent features such as The Bank Job, Atlas Entertainment’s films have generated billions at the box office. Roven is currently reteaming with Christopher Nolan serving as a producer on the highly anticipated Batman sequel, The Dark Knight Rises, set for release in July of 2012, and is also a producer on Man of Steel, the Superman reboot film directed by Zack Snyder. Additional film credits include, Batman Begins, which grossed over $370-million worldwide, The International, Idlewood, The Brother’s Grimm, Three Kings, the $275-million-plus worldwide box office hit Scooby-Doo, and its sequel Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, Fallen, Oscar®-nominated Twelve Monkeys, and the $200 million grossing fantasy romance City of Angels.
ABOUT WORLD EVENTS PRODUCTIONS
St. Louis-based World Events Productions, Ltd. (WEP) has produced and distributed children’s animation for over 25 years. WEP is the IP holder for shows including: Voltron, Defender the of the Universe, Voltron: The Third Dimension, Denver the Last Dinosaur, Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs and Vytor the Starfire Champion, among others. WEP is a Koplar Communications company. WEP is represented by United Talent Agency. For more information visit www.wep.com and http://www.voltron.com.