Jude Law’s Riff Raff Entertainment landed a multi-million dollar injection from undertaking funds company Calculus Capital, offering the output company a economical strengthen to retain the services of more executives and receive new initiatives.
Alongside with its not long ago inked initially-seem deal with New Republic Photos, the expenditure offers Riff Raff with significant firepower to bid on buzzy material and court writers across both equally sides of the Atlantic.
By now, Riff Raff has appointed media executive Stephen Fuss as CEO to assist the advancement of the organization throughout film and tv generation. Underneath Fuss’ new steerage, the business plans to imminently provide new staffers on board.
Fuss, a former media lawyer, formerly oversaw the throughout the world movie and tv division at a U.K. media expense residence. At the business, he invested additional than $750 million into film and television set tasks, such as “Rise of the World of the Apes,” “The Descendants” and “The Fault in Our Stars.” In 2018, he established up Stargrove Photographs, which was chosen by the British Film Institute to assist spearhead a new undertaking cash fund for the U.K. resourceful industries.
“I am so energized to be CEO of Riff Raff Entertainment and join the magnetic, extremely proficient group with Jude and Ben at the helm,” Fuss reported in a assertion. With the objective for the business as both of those a creator of quality prestige film and Tv written content and an incubator of exciting new crafting and directing talent, it’s an incredible possibility for me to attract top quality IP and carry on to protected thrilling expertise on projects.”
Regulation and his imaginative partnerBen Jackson add, “We are thrilled by the assistance from Calculus and enthusiastic to welcome Stephen to Riff Raff as CEO, who joins with a wealth of knowledge and tenacity. With several initiatives in different levels of advancement across movie and television, we glance ahead to continue on to crack the mould in the place of amusement with enjoyable new talent and charming tales.”
This is the seventh investment built by Calculus on behalf of the Calculus Inventive Written content EIS Fund, which was launched in 2019. Earlier investments involve Colin Firth’s Raindog Movies, as properly as Gaby Tanner and Troy Lum’s production organization Brouhaha Amusement.
“We are quite energized to be supporting Riff Raff Amusement in its ongoing expansion and to be functioning with Jude, Ben and Stephen,” John Glencross of Calculus Cash said. “Jude’s achievements as an internationally recognised and acclaimed actor allied to his and the team’s determination to develop into a key production dwelling produces a effective combination. Riff Raff is acquiring a slate of premium film and television set written content which will attraction to audiences around the world.”
Riff Raff Leisure was established in 2017. Its upcoming assignments involve a up to date London-established comedy penned by Sharon Horgan the political drama “Best of Enemies,” to be prepared and directed by David O. Russell and a tv set drama from “Succession” and “Better Contact Saul” writer Jonathan Glatzer.
Riff Raff’s 1st venture was the psychological drama “True Factors,” which was co-made with BBC Films and starred Ruth Wilson and Tom Burke.
The deal was organized by CAA Media Finance.