Peter Chernin to Keynote Variety Dealmakers Elite Breakfast

Published on Dec 03, 2019

Peter Chernin to Keynote Variety Dealmakers Elite Breakfast

The Chernin Group chairman and CEO Peter Chernin will keynote Variety’s Dealmakers Elite Breakfast on Dec. 6.

Credited with a long list of box office hits and popular TV shows, such as “New Girl,” “Hidden Figures” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” Chernin will discuss his dual interest in TV/film production as well as startup investment deals with his company in a conversation with Variety editor-in-chief Claudia Eller.

His Chernin Entertainment division produced Apple TV Plus’ “See” with Endeavor Content, as part of the first slate of original programming on the streaming service. He’s also an executive producer on “Truth Be Told,” another series launching exclusively on Apple TV Plus. Based on Kathleen Barber’s novel “Are You Sleeping,” the Octavia Spencer-led series premieres on Friday.

The former News Corp exec’s company has thrived since its switch from holdings company to investment firm last year.

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Author: BreAnna Bell