Legendary Music Producer Rick Rubin Signs Overall Deal With Endeavor Content
Rubin will partner with Peter Berg’s Film 45
Famed music producer Rick Rubin has signed a deal with Endeavor Content to further bring his Shangri La recording studio into film and TV. The overall deal will see Rubin partner with Peter Berg’s Film 45, which was acquired by Endeavor Content in 2019.
Under the overall deal, Film 45 will provide Rubin with the resources, development funds, executives and infrastructure. Leila Mattimore will lead the development efforts on behalf of the partnership.
The announcements comes in the eve of Hulu’s six-part docuseries, “McCartney, 3, 2, 1,” which debuts Friday.
In “McCartney, 3, 2, 1,” Paul McCartney and Rubin explore McCartney’s music, from his youth, to his time in The Beatles, Wings, through his career as a solo artist. The series is a stunning account of one of the greatest musicians of our time, and an in-depth look at his influences and creative process. The project marks the first time that original master tapes have left Abbey Road. Endeavor Content financed the series and oversaw worldwide sales. Film45 produced.
“Rick is a beautiful storyteller who brings a fan-first eye and an open heart. He is both a driver and passenger of pop culture and together with Film 45 will break glass,” said Graham Taylor and Chris Rice,” Co-Presidents, Endeavor Content.
“Iconic and legendary are two words that define Rick Rubin’s career, and we’re excited to collaborate with him in this partnership to share his exceptional point of view,” said Matt Goldberg, President, Film 45.
Rubin is represented by WME
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