10 Mar

Rob Hardy Launches Rainforest Entertainment + Taps Mitzi Miller for Head of Development at New Company

rob-hardy-mitzi-millerInteresting development, roughly 9 months after news of the dissolving of Rainforest Films was made public, with Will Packer inking a 3-year first-look production agreement with Universal Pictures, that would see the producer develop new scripted projects for the studio under his newly formed Will Packer Productions banner.

The obvious question I had at the time of the above announcements was what it meant for the Rainforest Films Banner, and Packer’s partner Rob Hardy – a company responsible for films like “Takers,” “Stomp The Yard,” “This Christmas,” “Obsessed,” “Think Like A Man,” and others.

We now have our answer, as as Hardy has now launched Rainforest Entertainment (notice the slight difference between both full names), with an eye towards building a new film, TV and digital platform brand. Hardy has also named Mitzi Miller Head of Development for the new company.

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