Color Force

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Color Force
Independent
Founded2007
FounderNina Jacobson
Headquarters,
Key people
  • Bryan Unkeless
  • (senior vice president of production)
Owner

Color Force is an American studio founded in 2007 by producer and film executive Nina Jacobson after her 2006 termination as president of Disney’s Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group.[2][3]

Its films include the Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Hunger Games series. Color Force signed a three-year "first-look" production deal with DreamWorks in December 2006. In 2012, Brad Simpson became partner.[1] Later that year, Color Force signed a first-look deal with FX Productions.[4]

In 2017, Jacobson and Simpson appointed Nellie Reed as head of Color Force's television productions.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Feature films[edit]

Title Release Date Director Notes Budget Gross
Diary of a Wimpy Kid March 19, 2010 Thor Freudenthal Distributed by 20th Century Fox; co-production with Dune Entertainment $15,000,000 $118,182,020
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules March 25, 2011 David Bowers Distributed by 20th Century Fox; co-production with Dune Entertainment $21,000,000 $87,378,502
One Day August 19, 2011 Lone Scherfig Distributed by Focus Features; co-production with Random House Films and Film4 Productions $15,000,000 $56,706,628
The Hunger Games March 23, 2012 Gary Ross Distributed by Lionsgate $78,000,000 $691,247,768
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days August 3, 2012 David Bowers Distributed by 20th Century Fox; co-production with Dune Entertainment $22,000,000 $77,112,176
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire November 22, 2013 Francis Lawrence Distributed by Lionsgate $130,000,000 $854,355,361
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 November 21, 2014 Francis Lawrence Distributed by Lionsgate; co-production with Lionsgate $125,000,000 $755,100,229
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 November 20, 2015 Francis Lawrence Distributed by Lionsgate; co-production with Lionsgate $160,000,000 $652,955,370
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul May 19, 2017 David Bowers Distributed by 20th Century Fox; co-production with TSG Entertainment $22,000,000 $24,380,215
Crazy Rich Asians August 17, 2018 Jon M. Chu Distributed by Warner Bros.; co-production with Ivanhoe Pictures $30,000,000 $231,310,201
Ben Is Back December 7, 2018 Peter Hedges Distributed by Roadside Attractions, LD Entertainment and Lionsgate, co-production with 30West and Black Bear Pictures $13,000,000[6]
Where'd You Go, Bernadette August 16, 2019[7] Richard Linklater Distributed by United Artists; co-production with Annapurna Pictures
The Goldfinch September 13, 2019 John Crowley Distributed by Warner Bros.; co-production with Amazon Studios

Television[edit]

Title Series Premiere Series Finale Creator(s) Co-production with Note
American Crime Story February 2nd, 2016 present Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski Scott & Larry Productions, Ryan Murphy Productions, FXP, and Fox 21 Television Studios; distributed by 20th Television
Pose June 3rd, 2018 present Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals Ryan Murphy Productions, Brad Falchuk Teley-vision, Fox 21 Television Studios, and FXP; distributed by 20th Television.
Y 2020 TBA Michael Green and Melina Matsoukas FX Productions; distributed by FX. [8]
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Animated Series TBA TBA Fox Television Animation, and TSG Entertainment; distributed by Walt Disney Television.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kit, Borys (28 February 2012). "Brad Simpson Joins Nina Jacobson's Color Force as Partner". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ Holson, Laura M. (December 9, 2016). "Nina Jacobson Has Her Revenge on Hollywood's Old-Boy Network". The New York Times. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (March 4, 2009). "'Hunger' pangs for Color Force". Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 8, 2012). "Nina Jacobson Inks First-Look Deal With FX Prods". Deadline.com. Deadline. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 6, 2017). "Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson Tap Nellie Reed As Head Of TV At Color Force". Deadline.com. Deadline. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  6. ^ Abramovitch, Seth (December 4, 2018). "Making of 'Ben Is Back': How Director Peter Hedges Convinced His Reluctant Son Lucas to Star". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  7. ^ McNary, Dave (January 17, 2019). "Cate Blanchett's 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' Moved Back to August". Variety. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  8. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (October 14, 2015). "'Y: The Last Man' TV Series in the Works at FX (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 12, 2018.

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