Paramount Global’s exclusive talks with Skydance Media are not likely to result in a deal, according to a report.

Paramount, home of Paramount Pictures, MTV and CBS, entered into a 30-day period of exclusive talks with Skydance, which has produced blockbusters for Paramount like Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning, and Top Gun: Maverick.

The two companies will not likely strike a deal by May 3, which is when the exclusive window expires, CNBC’s David Faber said Wednesday.

“They are not going to have a deal done by then,” Faber said on the business network. “I don’t think the market expected that that would be the case. It’s going to take more time than that, and it may be more twists and turns from here.”

Faber added that Skydance, which is led by CEO David Ellison, son of Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, believes there could be as much as $3 billion in cost-cutting in a possible combination with Paramount.

Paramount declined to comment. Skydance did not immediately return requests for comment.

Paramount sharesclosed up 3.6% at $10.81 on Wednesday.

Controlling shareholder Shari Redstone has come under fire for negotiating a deal that just includes selling her stake in Paramount-parent National Amusements, the privately held company that owns almost 80% of the voting shares of Paramount Global, for around $2 billion.

Such a deal would likely not give a premium to shareholders who owned voting stock to the dismay of Paramount investors. In recent days, shareholders have come out against the deal.

Last week, The Post reported that Wall Street titan Mario Gabelli whose firm through super voting shares and common Paramount stock is the second leading voting shareholder next to Redstone said he’d “rather see no sale.”

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Im a firm believer in what [Paramount Global CEO Bob] Bakish is doing and I think he can pull it off and the stock will be worth substantially more, Gabelli said, of the exec’s turnaround strategy.

The notion of National Amusements getting a premium for their voting stock is totally warranted, Gabelli told The Los Angeles Times last week. The question is how much. My clients want to be treated the same as the voting stock. All voting stock should be treated equally.

Gabelli also came out against a $26 billion offer by private equity firm Apollo Global Management

Other shareholders begged Redstone to consider that deal, however.

Calling a potential deal with Skydance detrimental, Matrix Asset Advisors said it was especially galling that the Paramount board has not seriously considered Apollos offer due to reported concerns about deal financing.

Like Gabelli, Matrix, and others worry about dilution in a deal that rewards Redstone at the expense of Class B shareholders.

“My expectation in some ways is that the special committee is going to look for some sort of compensation for the B shareholders,” Faber said on CNBC. “I don’t know what it would be, but there’s got to be an expectation that this thing gets one more turn before they finally figure out if they can get there or not.”