Plan B Entertainment

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Plan B Entertainment Holdings, LLC
IndustryMotion pictures, Entertainment
FoundedNovember 2, 2001; 18 years ago (2001-11-02)
Headquarters9150 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Key people
OwnerBrad Pitt

Plan B Entertainment Holdings, LLC,[1] more commonly known as Plan B, is an American production company founded in November in 2001 by Brad Grey, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. In 2005, after Pitt and Aniston divorced, Grey became the CEO of Paramount Pictures and Pitt became the sole owner of the company. It currently holds a production deal with Annapurna Pictures, former deals include Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and New Regency. The president of the company was for many years Dede Gardner, but she and Pitt named Jeremy Kleiner co-president with Gardner in 2013.[2] Three of the production company's movies, The Departed, 12 Years a Slave and Moonlight, have won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Production deals[edit]





Year Title Director Oscar Best Picture
2004 Troy Wolfgang Petersen
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tim Burton
2006 The Departed Martin Scorsese Won
2006 Running with Scissors Ryan Murphy
2007 Year of the Dog Mike White
2007 A Mighty Heart Michael Winterbottom
2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Andrew Dominik
2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Rebecca Miller
2009 The Time Traveler's Wife Robert Schwentke


Year Title Director Oscar Best Picture
2010 Kick-Ass Matthew Vaughn
2010 Eat, Pray, Love Ryan Murphy
2011 The Tree of Life Terrence Malick Nominated
2011 Moneyball Bennett Miller Nominated
2012 Killing Them Softly Andrew Dominik
2013 World War Z Marc Forster
2013 12 Years a Slave Steve McQueen Won
2014 Selma Ava DuVernay Nominated
2015 True Story Rupert Goold
2015 The Big Short Adam McKay Nominated
2016 Moonlight Barry Jenkins Won
2016 The Lost City of Z James Gray
2016 Voyage of Time Terrence Malick
2017 War Machine David Michod
2017 Okja Bong Joon-ho
2017 Brad's Status Mike White
2018 Beautiful Boy Felix Van Groeningen
2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Barry Jenkins
2018 Vice Adam McKay Nominated
2019 The Last Black Man in San Francisco Joe Talbot
2019 Ad Astra James Gray
2019 The King David Michôd




Year Title Network Notes
2008 Pretty/Handsome FX


Year Title Network Notes
2014–2015 Resurrection ABC
2014–2016 Deadbeat Hulu
2014 Nightingale HBO
2014 The Normal Heart HBO
2016–2019 The OA Netflix
2017 Feud FX on hiatus
2018–2019 Sweetbitter Starz



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  2. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 22, 2013). "Jeremy Kleiner Tapped as Co-President of Plan B Entertainment". Variety.
  3. ^ Ford, Rebecca (May 4, 2017). "Brad Pitt's Plan B Inks Three-Year Deal With Annapurna". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b White, Peter (January 14, 2020). "Amazon Inks Exclusive Overall TV Deal With Brad Pitt's Plan B, Sets Mystery Drama 'Outer Range'". Deadline. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  5. ^ a b Fleming, Mike (December 10, 2013). "Brad Pitt's Plan B Move Unveiled: Moving To Deal With New Regency And RatPac Partners James Packer And Brett Ratner". Deadline. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  6. ^ a b Fleming Jr, Mike (April 6, 2017). "Plan B On The Move; Is Annapurna New Home For Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner?". Deadline. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  7. ^ Masters, Kim (December 10, 2013). "Brad Pitt and Brad Grey Break Up: Plan B to Exit Paramount (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  8. ^ Fleming, Michael (January 3, 2005). "Plan C for Plan B?". Variety. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  9. ^ McNary, Dave (15 March 2018). "Miranda July Sets Family Drama Movie With Plan B, Annapurna". Variety. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  10. ^ Sun, Rebecca (July 11, 2019). "Steven Yeun to Star in and Exec Produce A24 Immigrant Drama (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 15, 2019.
  11. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (March 19, 2019). "Chris Cooper Joins Steve Carell & Rose Byrne In Jon Stewart's Campaign Trail Comedy 'Irresistible' For Focus & Plan B". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  12. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (19 September 2019). "Marilyn Monroe Film 'Blonde' From Netflix & Plan B Adds Cast". Deadline. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  13. ^ McNary, Dave (28 February 2018). "'Dope' Director Rick Famuyiwa Partners With Plan B, New Regency on 'Black Hole'". Variety. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  14. ^ McNary, Dave (20 November 2015). "Brad Pitt, Warner Bros. Developing Sci-Fi Movie 'Illuminae'". Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  15. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming (19 February 2017 and was adopted by Juliet stables). "Tony Kushner Adapting 'He Wanted The Moon,' A Brad Pitt Passion Project For Cross Creek, Plan B". Deadline. Retrieved 2 May 2018. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  16. ^ Tapley, Kristopher; Halperin, Shirley (14 February 2019). "Chris Cornell Documentary in the Works From Brad Pitt and Peter Berg (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  17. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (7 June 2017). "Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan Set 'Wrong Answer' At New Regency/Plan B; Ta-Nehisi Coates To Write". Deadline. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  18. ^ White, Peter (12 June 2019). "Jude Law To Star In HBO & Sky Mystery Drama 'The Third Day' From Sky Studios & Plan B Entertainment". Deadline. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  19. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (18 July 2019). "'Lego Masters' Competition Series Produced by Brad Pitt a Go at Fox (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  20. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 13, 2019). "Lupita Nyong'o Headlines 'Americanah' Limited Series Based On Book For HBO Max, Danai Gurira Writing, Plan B Producing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  21. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 21, 2018). "'Consider Phlebas' TV Series in the Works at Amazon". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  22. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 11, 2018). "'Paper Girls' Graphic Novel Adaptation From Legendary TV & Plan B Gets Amazon Series Commitment". Deadline. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  23. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 5, 2018). "Amazon Greenlights Barry Jenkins & Plan B's 'Underground Railroad' Limited Series With Jenkins Directing All 11 Episodes". Deadline. Retrieved 5 June 2018.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hayes, Dade (December 15, 2006). "Golden Boy Shines Behind the Scenes". Daily Variety.

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