Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Viacom and it has headquarters in California, United States.
Paramount Pictures was found by Adolph Zukor, Jesse L Lasky, W. W. Hodkinson in 1914. Brad Grey is the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. Paramount Pictures have many product divisions like Paramount Home Media, Distribution, Production, Animation, Television, MTV films, Comedy Central Films.
Paramount Pictures has two subsidiaries namely Paramount Licensing Inc, Paramount Home Media Distribution. Paramount Pictures has entered into Joint Venture with Epix and United International Pictures. In 2006, Paramount Pictures purchased DreamWorks. However, due to some reason after two years the DreamWorks officials announced that DreamWorks is spinning off from the parent company Paramount Pictures and forming a new entity.
Paramount pictures has tasted success with many films and series such as Transformers, Mission Impossible, Indiana Jones, The Godfather Star Trek, Jack Ryan, Jackass, Beverly Hills Cop, Paranormal Activity, Friday the 13th and many others. Most of the films are co-produced with some other production house to mitigate the risk. Some of the releases in recent years are The Wolf of Wall Street, Noah, Labor Day, Hercules, Interstellar, The Gambler, Seima, Top Five, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Area 51, Project Almanac etc. Upcoming movies which have already garnered attention are Terminator Genisys, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Captive, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, Scouts vs Zombies, Rings, Daddy’s home, Monster Trucks, Friday the 13th 2, Third Terminator Genisys film, Extinct, Be Right, Rings and many other films are in pipeline such as 13 Hours, The Moon and the Sun, Transformer 5, Star Blazers, The Big Short, That’s what I am Talking About, The Taliban Shuffle.