Imperative Entertainment

Founded in 2014, Imperative Entertainment is an innovative entertainment studio located in Santa Monica, CA. With a keen eye for bold and powerful storytelling that captivates and excites audiences, Imperative develops, produces and finances original & branded entertainment focusing on film, television and documentaries. The company is behind projects such as the Academy Award® nominated All the Money in the World (Best Supporting Actor), Academy Award® nominated and 2017 Palme d’Or® winning film The Square, and Arizona, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and will be in theaters and On Demand Digital HD August 24th.

News & Announcements
DiCaprio, Scorsese to reteam on Imperative Entertainment's ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’
Oct 25, 2018
Variety - 24 October 2018

Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are officially reteaming.

Imperative Entertainment has attached Scorsese to direct and DiCaprio to star in the feature adaptation of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” the New York Times best-selling book by David Grann. Imperative acquired the rights to the book in 2016. DiCaprio and Scorsese quickly expressed interest in the project, and have been loosely attached since 2016.

Scorsese will produce alongside Imperative Entertainment’s Dan Friedkin,…

Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, Vicky Krieps, Roland Moller Join Imperative’s ‘Lyrebird’
Apr 26, 2018
Variety - 25 April 2018

Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, Vicky Krieps, and Roland Moller are set to star in Imperative Entertainment pic “Lyrebird” with Ridley Scott on board to produce. The film tells the true story of Dutch folk hero Han Van Meegeren, who swindled millions of dollars from the Nazis by selling them forgeries of Johannes Vermeer paintings and is considered the most successful art forger of all time.

How Imperative Entertainment, Ridley Scott achieved the impossible with “All the Money”
Dec 14, 2017
The New York Times - 13 December 2017

The film’s producers, Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas, told Sony movie chief Thomas E. Rothman that they were determined not to let the wrongdoings of one person damage a film that had been worked on by more than 800 people.