1821 PICTURES is a film and television production company launched by Paris Kasidokostas-Latsis and Terry Dougas. Paris and Terry began working together in 2005, when they began developing films, documentaries, and TV series.
In 2011, Paris and Terry partnered up with HANDSOMECHARLIE FILMS on an 18 month joint venture. Handsomecharlie is the production company of Academy Award Winning Actress Natalie Portman.
1821 Pictures has produced such films as Swing Vote (Kevin Costner), The Box (Cameron Diaz), The Invention of Lying (Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner and Jonah Hill), Veronkia Decides To Die (Sarah Michelle Gellar), the documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story, and the most recent film While We Were Here (Kate Bosworth). Along with films, 1821 produced the adventure travel show called Extreme Sommer which aired in over 35 countries around the world. 1821 Pictures also has numerous projects in development and setup at major film studios.
1821 COMICS is a graphic novel publishing company devoted to bringing exciting, eye-popping new titles to the world of comics. 1821 is currently partnered up with Stan Lee (Spiderman, Xmen, Avengers, Fantastic Four) & POW! Entertainment on a multi book deal. The first book to come from the development deal was Romeo and Juliet: The War, which is a futuristic sci-fi twist on the classic story. The large format graphic novel debuted in early 2012 on both the hard cover and soft cover NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING GRAPHIC NOVEL list and remained for weeks. An even larger edition of the R&J:The War book set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for LARGEST GRAPHIC NOVEL EVER PUBLISHED at 33"x 25".
1821 Comics will primarily concentrate on stories, content and artwork for audiences PG-13 to R style formats. Many more projects are in various forms of development and production. Including a supernatural rated R graphic novel from NY Times #1 Best Selling Graphic Novel Author Tony Lee (Pride & Prejudice & Zombies) called Lockbox.
STAN LEE'S KIDS UNIVERSE is a children's multimedia company specializing in graphic novels, picture books, digital books, and games for kids of all ages. In 2012, 1821 Comics and Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment have teamed up to develop, produce, publish, and distribute all sorts of entertainment. SLKU book's will vary from educational picture books to just fun and exciting titles. We will also integrate many forms of digital aspects to expand the experience within this world of new characters.
1821 INTERACTIVE INTERACTIVE is taking all things 1821 both digital and portable, and has launched an 1821 Comics application for both Apple and Android devices that allows fans to download books directly. We are also in various stages of developing games, animated shorts, and even toy lines for our characters and stories.