Chernin Entertainment is an American film and television production company founded and owned by Peter Chernin, also CEO and chairman of the company. Jenno Topping is the current Head of Film and Television, while Dante Di Loreto is the President of Television division. David Ready serves as the EVP of film.
Chernin Entertainment's television slate includes Fox's New Girl, Touch, Terra Nova, Breakout Kings and Ben and Kate. The company's first feature film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, was released in August 2011 and has grossed more than $480 million at the worldwide box office. It has also produced Parental Guidance, a comedy starring Billy Crystal and Bette Midler, which was released in December 2012, the sci-fi thriller from Joseph Kosinski, Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise, and The Heat, starring Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock.