A spokesman for Paramount told Variety that there are no plans to shutter the three-year-old division in the wake of the departures. Wyck Godfrey, Paramount’s motion pictures group president, remains in charge of the label.
Dines will run 75 Year Plan, the production banner founded by Jonah Hill. Dines was an executive at MGM prior to joining Paramount Players.
Bell worked at Ivan Reitman’s Montecito Picture Company, becoming president of production, before taking the Paramount gig. She also worked at David Heyman’s Heyday Films and at Nickelodeon.
Paramount launched the Paramount Players division in mid-2017 with veteran producer and executive Brian Robbins in charge of the goal of increasing the studio’s output. Robbins left in October 2018 to become the president of Nickelodeon