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Boat Rocker Buys Stake In Dakota Johnson’s TeaTime, Vice-Chair Katie O’Connell Marsh Segues To Overall Deal, Becomes TeaTime Partner

Boat Rocker Buys Stake In Dakota Johnson’s TeaTime, Vice-Chair Katie O’Connell Marsh Segues To Overall Deal, Becomes TeaTime Partner

Boat Rocker has acquired a minority equity stake in TeaTime Pictures, founded by Dakota Johnson and former Netflix executive Ro Donnelly, which has had a first-look deal with the Canadian TV studio since 2019. Under the agreement, Boat Rocker will extend its current first-look deal with TeaTime to develop and produce scripted and unscripted television and digital content.

Katie O’Connell Marsh is stepping down as Vice-Chair of Boat Rocker effective January 2022 and will be joining TeaTime as a partner. Additionally, O’Connell Marsh has signed an overall deal with Boat Rocker to focus on adding scripted projects to the studio’s roster.

Dakota and Ro are building TeaTime into a cultural platform with massive creative and commercial promise. The addition of Katie’s experience and acumen to this growing enterprise will undoubtedly supercharge TeaTime’s existing robust slate and ambitions,” said David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, Co-Executive Chairmen, Boat Rocker Media and Co-Chairmen,

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