By Justin Kroll | DEADLINE | February 23, 2022
Jagged Little Pill producer Vivek J. Tiwary has closed an equity investment to launch TEG+, expanding on his work at Tiwary Entertainment Group, and has tapped former Netflix and Donners’ Company exec Jack Leslie as Co-President and Head of Film + Television.
TEG+ will focus entirely on working with high-profile original music and premier established music catalogs, A-list musicians and composers — creating narrative entertainment for all forms of media and technology including stage, film, TV, NFTs and more.
“I’m thrilled to be joining TEG+ as we expand into film and television,” said Leslie. “Vivek has such a great eye and ear for material and definitely has his finger on the pulse of the audience when it comes to high-profile, music-driven content.”
TEG+’s first venture into TV and film is the previously announced limited series The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story. It’s only project about early Beatles manager Brian Epstein with the band’s music/songs rights in place and is the first non-documentary bio project about the Fab Four to have secured access to their music/songs. The Fifth Beatle is part of a slate of 10 new projects revolving around high-profile music, the rest of which will be announced in the coming months…Read full article