EXCLUSIVE: Mandeville Movies and Tv companions and co-owners David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman could possibly be ending their 20+ yr run collectively.
Deadline understands that the pair, who’re behind function movies together with Disney’s live-action Magnificence and the Beast and Amazon’s The Aeronauts and have racked up greater than $4B in home box-office receipts, are in talks to go their separate methods.
The corporate, which was additionally behind USA Community’s hit tv sequence Monk, was initially based in 1995 by former Disney President of Manufacturing Hoberman with Lieberman changing into his associate in 2001.
The duo are contemplating plenty of attainable eventualities the place they pursue their very own initiatives, whereas nonetheless sometimes partnering on movies. Reps for the corporate declined to remark.
It might mark a break up at certainly one of Hollywood’s longest-running movie and tv partnerships.
The corporate had a really lengthy working deal on the movie facet at Disney Studios Movement Photos, for the reason that Nineties however signed a first-look deal at Common Photos in 2018.
Mandeville was additionally behind options similar to Jake Gyllenhaal’s Boston Marathon drama Stronger, Julia Roberts’ Marvel, which was based mostly on R.J. Palacio’s best-selling YA novel, Mark Wahlberg’s David O. Russell-directed The Fighter, Jason Segel and Amy Adams’ The Muppets.
It at the moment has plenty of movies on the playing cards together with Rescue Rangers with Andy Samberg and John Mulaney, White Hen: A Marvel Story with Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson, which is ready for September 2022 launch, and Shotgun Marriage ceremony starring Jennifer Lopez for July 2022.
On the TV facet, along with producing eight seasons of Tony Shalhoub-fronted Monk, it additionally produced a slew of sequence for ABC together with Detroit 1-8-7, Depraved Metropolis, The Household and The Repair in addition to Netflix’s Hit & Run, the motion thriller from Fauda’s Lior Raz that ran for one season on the streamer.
The Hoberman/Lieberman break up comes after Laurie Zaks, who was head of tv on the firm for seven years, left to arrange her personal ABC Signature-based store Rosewood Tv.