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Jennifer Aniston Forms 'Echo Films'

Jennifer Aniston Forms 'Echo Films'

Jennifer Aniston and long-time producing partner Kristin Hahn have formed their own company – Echo Films, according to Variety.

The company has acquired a number of projects already, most likely vehicles for Aniston.

Universal Studios and Dreamworks are currently working with Echo Films on future projects.

WHAT DO YOU THINK about Jen‘s new company? Will it be successful?

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  • Sara

    yeah it will! :D love jennifer <3

  • Team Jolie Pitt

    Alrighty then!
    :)

  • oh please

    yawn

  • Sara

    btw .. I WAS FIRST ;D

  • the truth

    thanks JJ.now Aniston’s fans can come here from JP’s thread.you are the best in giving us peace in your blog.

  • Team Jolie Pitt

    Hooray for Jen:)

    Did you hear Angie and Brad are having another baby and possibly twins!! lol

  • Michelle Depp

    I wish her much success; she deserves it.
    And to all of you haters, what are you doing with yourselves? Making minimum wage & bashing others for being motivated & successful?!?! Get over it!!

  • jane

    yeah, it will. everything jen does is a success.
    she’s amazing!

    <3

  • LOONE

    WELL wish all the success but it won’t be “PLAN B”

  • Come on

    Old News!!! Why are they recycling old news?

  • sara

    Let’s hope those movies actually will come out one day.I thought she was starting this company in 2006.best wishes to you Jen.we are waiting for your Oscar as you told in 2003 for a long time.

    it is one way to find job for herself btw.

  • sara

    Michelle Depp @ 04/01/2008 at 1:21 pm

    sorry but your post was funny,because there was actually no poster before you to hate on her.there was just best wishes and 1 and 2 before your post.

    Are you coming or talking from/about other blog?

  • ALIASd

    Based on the film’s descriptions in the trades they all sound perfect…for Lifetime Channel programming, not as feature films asking paid admissions.

    Better to stay busy with hair appointments and Cox-Arquette vacations and getaways.

  • waytogo

    plan B is in the dirt since she was the “brains” behind it. Watch this new venture SOAR. Bet Marianne Pearl is sorry as hell she didn’t stick with Jennifer and LIED and NEVER mentioned that Jennifer contacted her FIRST.

  • waytogo

    13 sorry you’re so jealous.

  • Molly
  • SASHA

    DONT GIVES A SH*T.

  • :roll:

    waytogo @ 04/01/2008 at 1:42 pm plan B is in the dirt since she was the “brains” behind it.
    ___________________________

    :roll: um.ok? :lol:

    whatever let you sleep at night!!LOL

  • paty

    That’s an AWESOME picture of her. And by awesome I mostly mean hilarious.

  • totally agree

    ALIASd @ 04/01/2008 at 1:40 pm

    IAWU. Lifetime is running too many reruns these days, fresh and new tv films are needed. Who better to provide them than a permanent tv girl?

    Isn’t KHahn the loser Brad fired from Plan B in 2005, Jen’s best hen besides CCox? Well birds of a feather flock together.

  • bobbi

    It’ll tank.

  • liar liar

    waytogo @ 04/01/2008 at 1:42 pm

    In your dreams. You just wish Plan B was doing badly. LOL. AOJJ DVD has sold over $30 mil in US alone and is doing quite well in Canada. AMH has also done well. Plan B is producing movies with JohnnyD and Jamie Fox, max Alisters.

    What Alisters is Echo working with? No one, that’s who. TV movies to be produced only. HaHa.

    And unlike liar Jen and liar you, Marinne Pearl is a woman of substance. She met with various producers, gave movie rights to Plan B because Brad was the ONLY person who had actually read the book.

    The truth is out there if only one’s eyes are open.

  • \\\

    #14 way to go: I know that you are a fan of Jennifer’s and I have no problem with that, but please, in your zeal for defending her, there is no need to rewrite history. How can Aniston even approach Mariane Pearl when she has no idea who she is? It was Brad who bid on AMH rights because HE HAD READ THE BOOK, even the other bidders hadn’t read it, so Mariane gave Brad’s Plan B the rights.

  • http://GPost team lara croft

    Why do you need a film company for straight to video bombs? The “Echo” refers to the sound of her films falling into the abyss that is forgetful aniston film hell. I hear the “echo” of her career going down the toilet. And waht a sound it is!

  • http://GPost Team Lara Croft

    Will she splice the films with her chin?

  • Anonymous

    WHAT DO YOU THINK about Jen’s new company? Will it be successful?
    ========

    Too funny, Jared. Let’s see. Why don’t you run a pool – Will the new Jared be as successful as the old one.

    hahahahaha

  • Brad Fan

    APRIL FOOLS!

  • lol

    great queen of fraud

    Maniston Wants to Make Her Own Shitty Films!

    Jennifer Aniston and her producing partner, Kristin Hahn, have formed their own production company, Echo Films, to develop movies as ‘star vehicles’ for Maniston.

    Their company is ‘starting off’ with a first look deal at Universal.

    Do we really need more direct to video releases?

    Echo’s emphasis will be on producing grounded, relatable material, say Maniston and Hahn.

    “We’re drawn to stories about people finding their voice and finding their way because they help us as listeners and viewers do what we feel we’re all trying to do, which is making sense of our lives through the stories of others,” Aniston said. “That’s why we chose the name Echo, to echo back an idea, a challenge, something that resonates through all of us.”

    Yawn.

  • LMAO

    waytogo @ 04/01/2008 at 1:42 pm plan B is in the dirt since she was the “brains” behind it. Watch this new venture SOAR. Bet Marianne Pearl is sorry as hell she didn’t stick with Jennifer and LIED and NEVER mentioned that Jennifer contacted her FIRST.
    _______________________________________________

    Please pepole could care less about Aniston. Stop trying to make Aniston like she’s Martin Scorcese.

  • Jen’s Mole

    This isn’t a “NEW” venture. It is 2 years old and they haven’t gotten film one funded. I am waiting . . .

  • #23check your facts

    #14 way to go: I know that you are a fan of Jennifer’s and I have no problem with that, but please, in your zeal for defending her, there is no need to rewrite history. How can Aniston even approach Mariane Pearl when she has no idea who she is? It was Brad who bid on AMH rights because HE HAD READ THE BOOK, even the other bidders hadn’t read it, so Mariane gave Brad’s Plan B the rights.

    sorry #23…you need to check your facts. She MOST CERTAINLY DID set this projects in motion. Jolie and Pearl lied.

  • carrienae

    well… we’ll see…

    Please, #14…. she seldom sat in the office for Plan B. She was the least person who participated in any ventures Plan B had. Brad Pitt and Brad Gray did most of the work. Taking her out of Plan B was a piece of cake ‘coz anybody would say she didn’t do a sh*t there.

  • goaheadLMAO

    waytogo @ 04/01/2008 at 1:42 pm plan B is in the dirt since she was the “brains” behind it. Watch this new venture SOAR. Bet Marianne Pearl is sorry as hell she didn’t stick with Jennifer and LIED and NEVER mentioned that Jennifer contacted her FIRST.
    _______________________________________________

    Please pepole could care less about Aniston. Stop trying to make Aniston like she’s Martin Scorcese.

    bwahaha LMAO at YOU taking the time to comments in an Aniston thread. HIPPO. You most certainly DO care about Aniston. bwahahaha

  • ALIASd

    Glamour: And was the movie a thought for either of you at that point?

    Mariane: “…I had met with Brad separately about the movie, [but] he wasn’t connected at all with Angie at that time. To be honest, I wasn’t even sure I wanted to do a movie…Everybody was using terrorism for their own political agenda at that time, and really, this is a story about Danny. But when I met Brad –well, out of all the studios, he was the only one who had actually read the book!”

    Angelina: “Really?”

    Mariane: “Really…and I could see already that he wanted to have children, and to raise them in a world of tolerance…I don’t think I would have done it if I didn’t feel a direct connection to Brad and, then, Angie.”

    Excerpt from rom the Glamour interview 4/07

    But call the woman a liar if that helps you make your point.

  • Debbie

    Way to go Jen!!

  • http://www.peerpapers.com Essays

    Give her credit, she’s trying to do something great.

  • jen

    love her , i wish her only the best way to go jen…

  • [☆F a m o u s☆]

    why does this bish keep getting attention on this site?!? she doesn’t do anything.

  • groundcontrol

    Michelle Depp @ 04/01/2008 at 1:21 pm
    I wish her much success; she deserves it.
    And to all of you haters, what are you doing with yourselves? Making minimum wage
    ====================================

    What does this woman do to deserve much success? She gives the apearance of being one of the laziest people in the business. Watch how much she really does with the real work of this new company. Lifting her hand to open her check book is probably the extent of it.

    As for acting, with the botox, she won’t even have to lift a facial muscle.

    As for minimum wage – hardly. You must thinnk you’re at FF or ML. That’s where you go for society’s drop outs and ne’er do wells living on magic.

  • citi

    Jen is LUCKY to have that much money from her <DIVORCE SETTLEMENT.

  • sandisk

    Why didnt Courtney Cox join in the production company?

    Apparently, Courtney knows Jen needs the whole support system. Jen is always the 3rd wheeler of the Arquette. She cant function alone.

    Courtney knows being friends is one thing, but doing business is another matter.

  • carlo

    Jennifer aniston still looks like David spade with long hair inspite of botox and her new nose

  • SorryALIASd

    ALIASd @ 04/01/2008 at 2:40 pm

    Glamour: And was the movie a thought for either of you at that point?

    Mariane: “…I had met with Brad separately about the movie, [but] he wasn’t connected at all with Angie at that time. To be honest, I wasn’t even sure I wanted to do a movie…Everybody was using terrorism for their own political agenda at that time, and really, this is a story about Danny. But when I met Brad –well, out of all the studios, he was the only one who had actually read the book!”

    Angelina: “Really?”

    Mariane: “Really…and I could see already that he wanted to have children, and to raise them in a world of tolerance…I don’t think I would have done it if I didn’t feel a direct connection to Brad and, then, Angie.”

    Excerpt from rom the Glamour interview 4/07

    But call the woman a liar if that helps you make your point.

    Have to agree with prior poster..Jennifer Aniston is the one who read the book and READ IT FIRST. Perhpas if you took the time to googlesome more, you’d google back far enough and dispute your own find.

    p.s. Jolie NEVER read the book. Sorry to disappoint.

  • baker hughes

    As for Plan B, Brad is the brain behind all the success. Jen was lucky to be married to him.

    She got a huge settlement from Brad on Plan B.

  • micro

    Brad is the one who read the book on A Mighty Heart. NOT Jen.

  • HEYGROUNDCONTROL

    What does this woman do to deserve much success? She gives the apearance of being one of the laziest people in the business.

    “Watch how much she really does with the real work of this new company. Lifting her hand to open her check book is probably the extent of it.”

    You mean kind of like Pitt and his NOLA project. His butt hasn’t done any heavy lifting but he’s sure taking credit for now isn’t he. he is JUST the money behind it. NOW keep talking.

  • amanda

    Congrats

  • NOWSHUTUP

    I’ve also PROVIDED A LINK TO SHUT YOU UP FURTHER

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2004/01/05/high_noon_jan_05_2004_news_article.shtml

    Aniston and Pitt, along with Brad Grey, have formed a production company, Plan B, and they hope to make a film together about Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered in Pakistan. Pearl’s wife, Mariane, initially refused to sell the rights to her book, A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl, but changed her mind after meeting with the couple. “She is one of the most inspiring and courageous women I’ve met in a long time,” says Aniston. “And if the film is something that seems worthy of the story that she told, if it’s done in the right way, then it will be made. That was sort of the deal that we all set with one another, as well as with her, because it’s such delicate subject matter.”

    Aniston, who says she would love to play a purely dramatic role someday (“I can see it”), is tentative when I ask her about playing Mariane Pearl. “If it works,” she says, “I would love to think that I could, but I reserve the right not to. We’ll have to see when it happens. I’m just excited about nurturing it.”

    When I interviewed Aniston a year and a half ago, she worried out loud about needing to be better educated about current world events. Taking on the Pearl film would appear to be part of her making good on a promise to herself. She and Pitt have also attended some meetings of One Voice, an organization dedicated to bringing peace to the Middle East that was started by a Jewish-American businessman. The press has been typically cynical about the idea of a Hollywood couple’s being interested in anything besides show business or themselves. “We’re not going to Israel,” says Aniston, denying one report. “I’m hesitant about getting into a political discussion because I’m educating myself at the same time and it’s so easy to take that and go, ‘Oh, they’re going to Israel,’ and all of a sudden you’re in the cross fire.”

    Smartening up about the world is not the only fear that Aniston has faced down recently. When Pitt was away in Malta making Troy, Aniston, who is deathly afraid of flying, forced herself to visit him on the Mediterranean island. “Let me tell you something,” she says. “That ain’t no short trip.” Indeed, getting there required her to take four separate planes-her first commercial flights since 9/11.

  • credit to !

    ! Says:
    April 30th, 2007 at 2:41 pm -

    Another issue while Aniston is always quick to deny rumors, about nose jobs, or anything that she feels is damaging to her image, she NEVER denies rumors that put Brad and Angie in a bad light. It is NOW more than obvious that this role was never hers to begin with and the only reason plan B got the rights was due to Brad, not Aniston. When it was announced that Angie would play Pearl, Brad and Angie were put in a bad light, on entertainment shows, and print, the media made it seem like this was her role. Jen did nothing to deny it. Gave interviews and never said anything to correct it.

    Honestly Jen should be ashamed of herself and be truthful. The media is not doing thier job, and the next publication or journalist , that interviews this pathetic excuse for a decent human being, needs to ask her the tough questions, ask her point blank to tell the bloody truth.

    Do you guys realize that after the divorce, almost every interview she did, mentioned how much she wanted kids, Oprah mentioned it, In Style, Larry King, but the day it was announced that Brad and Angie were expecting, the subject of children has never been brought up again. This trick (Jen’s ) needs to be called out and if she is suppose to be classy, then she needs to tell the truth.

  • Schlumberger

    http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1213597,00.html

    Angelina Jolie Will Play Widow of Slain Journalist
    THURSDAY JULY 13, 2006 03:25 PM EDT
    FRIDAY JULY 14, 2006 08:00 AM EDT UPDATED
    By Mary Green and Stephen M. Silverman

    Angelina Jolie will play Mariane Pearl, the widow of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, in a movie produced by Brad Pitt’s Plan B production company, Pitt has confirmed to PEOPLE.

    “The film will focus on the deep collaboration between people around the world in search of Daniel in 2002,” Pitt tells PEOPLE. “We hope the film can increase understanding between people of all faiths and portray the story and the people involved as honestly as possible without anger or judgment.”

    Contrary to reports claiming that Pitt’s ex, Jennifer Aniston, was earlier cast as Mariane Pearl, a rep for Pitt and Jolie tells PEOPLE, “Jennifer was never attached to that role. When the project was first brought to Plan B, Jen was a partner in the company at the time.” Pitt has been developing the project with Mariane Pearl for two years.

    The film will be adapted from Pearl’s memoir, A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl, which chronicles her experience after her husband was abducted by Islamic extremists in Pakistan in early 2002. A month later, his captors released a video depicting his murder.

    Pearl, a French journalist, was pregnant when her husband was kidnapped and gave birth to their son Adam in May of that year.

    “I am delighted that Angelina Jolie will be playing my role in the adaptation of my book,” Pearl said in a statement released Thursday by Paramount Vintage. “I deeply admire her work and what she is committed to.”

    The film will start shooting in the fall. It is Jolie’s first dramatic role since the May 27 birth of her daughter with Pitt, Shiloh Nouvel.

    Earlier this week it was reported that Jolie will lend her voice to the DreamWorks animated feature Kung Fu Panda, in the role of Tigress, a martial arts teacher. The film, due next May, also stars Jack Black

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