Bryan Cranston has reunited with former Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko.
The former Emmy winner Breaking Bad star has signed a TV producing deal with Mosko’s Village Roadshow. Mosko was one of the key executives developing and overseeing AMCs during his tenure at Sony Break bad.
Under the pact, Cranston and its Moonshot Entertainment banner will create and develop TV content for various distribution platforms. Cranston had a long relationship with Sony TV and, following the conclusion of five seasons of the show, opened a new chapter with the indie studio, signing a first-look deal in 2013. His Moonshot banner — named after Dodger’s famous home run favorite Wally Moon — was with Sony until mid-2019, when Cranston signed a multi-year pact with Warner Bros. TV. That deal has since expired, paving the way for Cranston to reunite with Mosko on Village Roadshow.
“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Bryan for nearly two decades and his in-camera strength is matched only by his behind-the-camera skills as a director, writer and producer,” said Mosko, who serves as CEO of Village Roadshow. Entertainment group. “He is a unique talent in the industry and one of the best storytellers I know. Our partnership to identify, develop and produce high-quality TV content furthers Village Roadshow Television’s commitment to bringing the best stories to life.”
Village Roadshow TV exec VP Alix Jaffe will work closely with James Degus and Mosko of Cranston and Moonshot on all projects under the partnership. Degus previously worked with Cranston on Showtime’s your honor and HBOs All the way.
“I am beyond excited to be working with my friend, Steve Mosko, and his exceptionally creative team again at Village Roadshow,” Cranston said. “We are in the best position to continue producing compelling television – with an emphasis on stories that Tickle the brain and touch the heart.”
In addition to his time on bad break, Cranston exec produces and stars in Showtime’s your honor with the limited series returning for its second and likely final season on the premium cable network. His feature credits include: Saving Private Ryan, Little Miss Sunshine, Drive, Argo and godzilla. Cranston and Moonshot are represented by UTA and Johnson Shapiro.
Mosko spent 24 years at Sony and left in 2016 after a power struggle with executives at the studio. He joined Village Roadshow in 2018.