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'''Valhalla Entertainment''' is an American [[television]] and [[film]] [[production company]] best known for producing [[AMC Networks|AMC]]'s [[The Walking Dead (TV series)|''The Walking Dead'']] television series and its companion series, ''[[Fear the Walking Dead]].'' Valhalla has an overall deal with [[Universal Cable Productions]] to develop new television and digital programs.<ref>[https://variety.com/2015/tv/news/gale-anne-hurd-walking-dead-overall-deal-universal-cable-productions-1201487665/ Gale Anne Hurd Renews Valhalla Entertainment Deal with Universal Cable Productions]</ref> Valhalla also currently produces [[USA Network]]'s drama series, [[Falling Water (TV series)|''Falling Water'']], and [[Amazon Studios|Amazon]]'s original series, [[Lore (TV series)|''Lore'']].
 
==History==
Formerly Pacific Western Productions, the company was founded by producer [[Gale Anne Hurd]] in 1982<ref>[https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005036/bio Gale Anne Hurd Biography - IMDB]</ref> and changedit itswas namefolded tointo Valhalla Motion Pictures on July 13, 2010. On February 7, 2017, Valhalla Motion Pictures merged into Valhalla Entertainment, which was originally formed in 19962000.
 
In 1988, Gale Anne Hurd launched a label '''No Frills Film''', devoted to producing lower budget and independent films, usually with the nature of B-movie.<ref>{{Cite web|title=RESOURCEFUL `BAD DREAMS` MAKES A THRIFTY THRILLER|url=https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1988-04-08-8803070142-story.html|last=Kehr|first=Dave|website=chicagotribune.com|language=en-US|access-date=2020-05-01}}</ref> In 1993, No Frills Film was merged into Pacific Western Productions.{{Ciation needed}}
 
Five years later, Gale Anne Hurd formed another production label, '''Valhalla Motion Pictures''', which was ultimately merged with Pacific Western Productions in 2000.<ref>{{Cite web|title=Hurd banners consolidated|url=https://variety.com/2000/film/news/hurd-banners-consolidated-1117781157/|last=Sulpor|first=Mia|last2=Sulpor|first2=Mia|date=2000-05-03|website=Variety|language=en|access-date=2020-05-01}}</ref>
 
In 2001, Valhalla Motion Pictures launched a division that its main focus was on producing television shows and movies for networks and syndication.<ref>{{Cite web|title=Hurd’s Valhalla adds TV arm|url=https://variety.com/2001/tv/news/hurd-s-valhalla-adds-tv-arm-1117851426/|last=Feiwell|first=Jill|last2=Feiwell|first2=Jill|date=2001-08-19|website=Variety|language=en|access-date=2020-05-01}}</ref>
 
Valhalla has an overall deal with [[Universal Cable Productions]] to develop new television and digital programs.<ref>[https://variety.com/2015/tv/news/gale-anne-hurd-walking-dead-overall-deal-universal-cable-productions-1201487665/ Gale Anne Hurd Renews Valhalla Entertainment Deal with Universal Cable Productions]</ref> Valhalla also currently produces [[USA Network]]'s drama series, [[Falling Water (TV series)|''Falling Water'']], and [[Amazon Studios|Amazon]]'s original series, [[Lore (TV series)|''Lore'']].
 
Valhalla has created a six-issue mini-series comic book, ''The Scourge'', for [[Aspen Comics]], and a four-issue comic book mini-series, ''ANTI'', for [[12 Gauge Comics]].<ref>[http://comicbook.com/blog/2012/12/12/walking-dead-producer-gale-anne-hurd-talks-comic-book-movies/ Walking Dead Producer Gale Anne Hurd Talks Comic Book Movies]</ref> ''Dead Man's Run'', which was created for Aspen Comics by [[Greg Pak]].<ref>[https://www.cbr.com/pak-aspen-and-valhalla-entertainment-team-up-for-dead-mans-run/ Pak, Aspen and Valhalla Entertainment Team Up for “Dead Man’s Run”]</ref>
 
On February 7, 2017, Valhalla Motion Pictures merged into Valhalla Entertainment, which was originally formed in 1996.
 
==Filmography==
 
=== Films ===
{| class="wikitable sortable" style="text-align:center; width:99%;"
|-
! rowspan="2" | Year
! rowspan="2" | Film
! colspan="75" | Details
|-
! Director(s)
| $6.4 million
| $78.3 million
|-
| 1986
! ''[[Aliens (film)|Aliens]]''
|{{Small|'''Story by''': James Cameron and [[David Giler]] and [[Walter Hill]]<br>'''Screenplay by''': James Cameron<br>'''Based on characters by''': [[Dan O'Bannon]] and [[Ronald Shusett]]}}
| rowspan="5" |[[20th Century Studios|20th Century Fox]]
| $17-18 million
| $131.3-183.3 million
|-
| rowspan="2" |1988
! ''[[Bad Dreams (film)|Bad Dreams]]''
| [[Andrew Fleming]]
| {{Small|'''Story by''': Andrew Fleming and Michael Dick and P.J. Pettiette and Yuri Zeltser<br>'''Screenplay by''': Andrew Fleming and [[Steven E. de Souza]]}}
| $4.5 million
| $9.8 million
|-
! ''[[Alien Nation (film)|Alien Nation]]''
| [[Graham Baker (director)|Graham Bake]]
| [[Rockne S. O'Bannon|Rocknee S. O'Bannon]]
| $16 million
| $32.2 million
|-
| 1989
! ''[[The Abyss]]''
| colspan="2" |James Cameron
| $43-47 million
| $89.8 million
|-
| rowspan="2" |1990
! ''[[Downtown (film)|Downtown]]''
| [[Richard Benjamin]]
| Nat Mauldin
| $10 million
| $2.34 million
|-
! ''[[Tremors (film)|Tremors]]''
| [[Ron Underwood]]
| {{Small|'''Story by''': Brent Maddock and S.S. Wilson and Ron Underwood<br>'''Screenplay by''': Brent Maddock and S.S. Wilson}}
| [[Universal Pictures|Universal Studios]]
| $11 million
| $16 million
|-
| 1991
! ''[[Terminator 2: Judgment Day]]''
| James Cameron
| James Cameron and [[William Wisher Jr.]]
| [[TriStar Pictures]]
| $94 million
| $523.7 million
|-
| rowspan="2" |1992
! ''[[RaisingThe CainWaterdance]]''
|[[Neal Jimenez]] and [[Michael Steinberg (filmmaker)|Michael Steinberg]]
| colspan=2 | [[Brian De Palma]]
| Neal Jimenez
| [[Universal Studios]]
|[[The Samuel Goldwyn Company]]
| {{NA|TBA}}
| $1.7 million
|-
!''[[Raising Cain]]''
| colspan="2" |[[Brian De Palma]]
| Universal Studios
| $12 million
| $37 million
| [[Martin Campbell]]
| [[Michael Gaylin]] and [[Joel Gross]]
| [[Savoy Pictures]] {{small|(US & UK)}}<br />[[Columbia Pictures]] {{small|(International)}}<br />
| $20 million
| $15.3 million
| $35 million
| $10.1 million
|-
| 2011
! ''[[Last Man Standing (2011 film)|Last Man Standing]]''
| [[Ernest Dickerson]]
| [[Jolene Rice]] and [[Adam Beason]]
| [[Lifetime Television]]
| colspan=2 {{NA|TBA}}
|-
| 2018
|}
 
===Comic books===
{| class="wikitable sortable" style="text-align:center; width:99%;"
Valhalla has created a six-issue mini-series comic book, ''The Scourge'', for [[Aspen Comics]], and a four-issue comic book mini-series, ''ANTI'', for [[12 Gauge Comics]].<ref>[http://comicbook.com/blog/2012/12/12/walking-dead-producer-gale-anne-hurd-talks-comic-book-movies/ Walking Dead Producer Gale Anne Hurd Talks Comic Book Movies]</ref> ''Dead Man's Run'', which was created for Aspen Comics by [[Greg Pak]].<ref>[https://www.cbr.com/pak-aspen-and-valhalla-entertainment-team-up-for-dead-mans-run/ Pak, Aspen and Valhalla Entertainment Team Up for “Dead Man’s Run”]</ref>
! rowspan="2" |Year
! rowspan="2" |Comic book(s)
! colspan="5" |Details
|-
! Publisher(s)
! Writer(s)
!Artist(s)
! Issue(s)
! Reference(s)
|-
| 2010-2011
! ''The Scourge''
| rowspan="2" |[[Aspen Comics]]
|[[Scott Lobdell]]
|Eric Battle
| 6
| <ref>[http://comicbook.com/blog/2012/12/12/walking-dead-producer-gale-anne-hurd-talks-comic-book-movies/ Walking Dead Producer Gale Anne Hurd Talks Comic Book Movies]</ref>
|-
|2011-2013
! ''Dead Man's Run''
|[[Greg Pak]]
|Tony Parker
| 7
| <ref>[https://www.cbr.com/pak-aspen-and-valhalla-entertainment-team-up-for-dead-mans-run/ Pak, Aspen and Valhalla Entertainment Team Up for “Dead Man’s Run”]</ref>
|-
|2012-2013
! ''ANTI''
| [[12 Gauge Comics]]
| Peter Calloway
|Brian Stelfreeze
| 4
| <ref>[http://comicbook.com/blog/2012/12/12/walking-dead-producer-gale-anne-hurd-talks-comic-book-movies/ Walking Dead Producer Gale Anne Hurd Talks Comic Book Movies]</ref>
|}
 
===Documentaries===
{| class="wikitable sortable"
* ''True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers'' (2002){{citation needed|date=July 2019}}
! rowspan="2" |Year
* ''Choctaw Code Talkers'' (2010){{citation needed|date=July 2019}}
! rowspan="2" |Documentary film
* ''[[Mankiller (film)|Mankiller]]'' (2017)
! colspan="3" |Details
|-
! Director(s)
! Writer(s)
! Distributor(s)
|-
|2002
! ''True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers''
| colspan="2" rowspan="3" |[[Valerie Red-Horse]]
|[[PBS]]
|-
|2010
! ''Choctaw Code Talkers''
|[[Native American Public Telecommunications]]
|-
|2017
! ''[[Mankiller (film)|Mankiller]]''
|[[PBS]]
|}
 
===Television===
==== Television shows ====
* ''[[Adventure Inc.]]'' (2002)
{| class="wikitable sortable" style="text-align:center; width:99%;"
* ''The Wronged Man'' (2010) (TV movie){{citation needed|date=July 2019}}
|-
* ''[[The Walking Dead (TV series)|The Walking Dead]]'' (2010)
! rowspan="2" | Year
* ''[[Last Man Standing (2011 film)|Last Man Standing]]'' (2011) (TV movie)
! rowspan="2" | Show
* ''[[Fear the Walking Dead]]'' (2015)
! colspan="5" | Details
* ''[[Hunters (2016 TV series)|Hunters]]'' (2016)
|-
* ''[[Falling Water (TV series)|Falling Water]]'' (2016)
! Creator(s)
* ''[[Lore (TV series)|Lore]]'' (2017)
! Network(s)
! Distributor(s)
! Season(s)
! Episodes
|-
| 2002-2003
! ''[[Adventure Inc.]]''
| Ethlie Ann Vare
| Syndication
|[[Tribune Entertainment]]
| 1
| 22
|-
|2010-present
! ''[[The Walking Dead (TV series)|The Walking Dead]]''
| {{Small|'''Based on ''[[The Walking Dead (comic book)|The Walking Dead]]'' by''': [[Robert Kirkman]] and [[Tony Moore]] and [[Charlie Adlard]]<br>'''Developed by''': [[Frank Darabont]]}}
| rowspan="2" |[[AMC (TV channel)|AMC]]
| rowspan="2" |[[AMC Networks]]
| 10
| 146
|-
|2015-present
! ''[[Fear the Walking Dead]]''
| {{Small|'''Based on ''[[The Walking Dead (comic book)|The Walking Dead]]'' by''': [[Robert Kirkman]] and [[Tony Moore]] and [[Charlie Adlard]]<br>'''Developed by''': [[Robert Kirkman]] and [[Dave Erickson]]}}
| 5
| 69
|-
|2016
! ''[[Hunters (2016 TV series)|Hunters]]''
| {{Small|'''Based on ''Alien Hunter'' by''': [[Whitley Strieber]]<br>'''Developed by''': [[Natalie Chaidez]]}}
| [[Syfy]]
| rowspan="2" |[[NBCUniversal Television Distribution]]
| 1
| 13
|-
| 2016-2018
! ''[[Falling Water (TV series)|Falling Water]]''
| [[Henry Bromell]] and [[Blake Masters]]
| [[USA Network]]
| rowspan="2" |2
|20
|-
| 2017-2018
! ''[[Lore (TV series)|Lore]]''
| {{Small|'''Based on the [[Lore (podcast)|Lore]] podcast by''': Aaron Mahnke<br>'''Developed by''': Aaron Mahnke and Gale Anne Hurd and Ben Silverman and Howard Owens}}
| [[Prime Video]]
| [[Amazon Studios]]
| 12
|}
 
==== Television movies ====
{| class="wikitable sortable" style="text-align:center; width:99%;"
! rowspan="2" | Year
! rowspan="2" | Television movie
!
! colspan="3" | Details
|-
!Director(s)
! Writer(s)
! Network(s)
! Distributor(s)
|-
| 1991
! ''[[Cast a Deadly Spell]]''
|[[Martin Campbell]]
| rowspan="2" |[[Joseph Dougherty]]
| colspan="2" rowspan="3" |[[HBO]]
|-
|1994
! ''[[Witch Hunt (1994 film)|Witch Hunt]]''
|[[Paul Schrader]]
|-
|1995
!''[[Sugartime (film)|Sugartime]]''
|[[John N. Smith|John N, Smith]]
|{{Small|'''Written by''': [[Martyn Burke]]<br>'''Suggested by the book ''Roemer: Man Against the Mob'' by''': [[William F. Roemer Jr.]]}}
|-
| 2010
! ''The Wronged Man''
| [[Tom McLoughlin]]
| {{Small|'''Based on the magazine article by''': Andrew Corsello<br>'''Written by''': Teena Booth}}
| [[LMN (TV channel)|Lifetime Movie Network]]
| rowspan="2" |[[Sony Pictures Television]]
|-
| 2011
! ''[[Last Man Standing (2011 film)|Last Man Standing]]''
| [[Ernest Dickerson]]
| Jolene Rice and Adam Beason
| [[Lifetime (TV network)|Lifetime Television]]
|}
 
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