Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American film and television production and distribution company and the main namesake division of Paramount Global. It is the fifth oldest film studio in... Wikipedia

  • Formerly called:  Famous Players Film Company (1912–1916), Famous Players-Lasky Corporation (1916–1927), Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation (1927–1930), Paramount Publix Corporation (1930–1935), Paramount Pictures Inc. (1935–1950)
  • Type:  Division
  • Industry:  Film
  • Predecessors:  Famous Players Film Company, Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
  • Founded:  May 8, 1912
  • Founders:  William Wadsworth Hodkinson, Adolph Zukor, Jesse L. Lasky
  • Area served:  Worldwide
  • Key people:  Brian Robbins (Chairman and CEO)
  • Products:  Motion pictures
  • Owner:  National Amusements
  • Parent:  Gulf and Western (1966–1989), Paramount Communications (1989–1994), Viacom (1994–2006, 2005–2019, Paramount Global (2019–)
  • Divisions:  Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Players, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television Studios, Paramount Music
  • Subsidiaries:  Miramax (49%), Rede Telecine (12.5%), United International Pictures (50%)
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  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo