Ryan Gosling Signs First Look Deal with Amazon MGM

Ryan Gosling Signs First Look Deal with Amazon MGM

Can you feel the Kenergy? Ryan Gosling has launched a new production company, and he’s wasted no time in signing that company to a first-look film deal with Amazon MGM Studios.

Gosling has launched General Admission, which he will run alongside Jessie Henderson, a former executive with Apple Original Films over the last three years. Their company will produce movies across all genres for both theaters and streaming that are “fun, transportive entertainment for everyone.”

Under the deal with Amazon MGM, the studio will have the first look on any narrative features General Admission produces, some of which will star Gosling. It’s a three-year first look deal, and Amazon MGM says the movies will be made for both theatrical and streaming.

Gosling, who is riding high off his Oscar nomination for “Barbie” and his show-stopping performance of “I’m Just Ken” on the Oscars stage, is already a producer on the upcoming “The Fall Guy.” He’s next producing “Project Hail Mary” from Phil Lord and Chris Miller, which is based on a bestselling book by “The Martian” writer Andy Weir, and it’s also set at Amazon MGM. He also worked with Amazon MGM film chief Courtenay Valenti on “Barbie” when she was still at Warner Bros.

“I feel incredibly fortunate to have partners like Jessie Henderson and Courtenay Valenti in this endeavor,” Gosling said in a statement. “The gift of partnering with Jessie Henderson in General Admission is…

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