Adam McKay Signs First-Look Deal With Paramount Pictures

Published on Nov 08, 2019

Adam McKay Signs First-Look Deal With Paramount Pictures

Adam McKay has signed a first-look feature film deal with Paramount Pictures for his new production company, Hyperobject Industries.

It’s the second first-look deal McKay has inked in about a week following a five-year television deal to develop content for both HBO and the streaming service HBO Max. He’s developing a limited series under that deal about Jeffrey Epstein, based on Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie K. Brown’s upcoming book about the financier.

“Let’s face it, the times we’re living in are bonkers,” McKay said. “There’s a lot of change and upheaval. Some of it good. Some of it terrifying. We want Hyperobject to dive straight into these upside-down times with diverse creative partners, new ideas and projects that can excite audiences and generate event movies, TV, streaming or whatever.”

McKay’s long-time producer Kevin Messick is also a partner at Hyperobject. Producer Betsy Koch

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Author: Dave McNary