Tag Archives: Overture Films LLC.

This Week In Movies – ‘Salt,’ ‘Inception’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The biggest news in movies this week was made down in San Diego where Comic Con just completed another whirlwind fanboy convention and only one person got stabbed in the eye. Lots of big star power there including a much publicized appearance by fanboy fave Angelina Jolie[...]

Daniel Radcliffe Confirms “Woman In Black” Casting

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Harry Potter films, has confirmed in a press release that he will indeed star in the latest adaptation of Susan Hill’s novel “The Woman In Black”. The novel, which has been successfully adapted on both the small screen and the stage,[...]

Starz Announces Resignations of Overture Films Executives

hollywoodnews.com: Chris Albrecht, president and chief executive officer of Starz, LLC, announced that Overture Films executives, Chris McGurk and Danny Rosett, tendered their resignations today due to differences over the strategic direction of the company. Peter Adee, president, worldwide marketing, distribution and new media for Overture, will assume[...]

Paul Rudd to star in “My Idiot Brother”

HollywoodNews.com: Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced that Paul Rudd has signed on to star in “My Idiot Brother,” a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. Based on a screenplay by Evgenia Peretz and David[...]

Overture Films Is “Over” at Starz Media

By Roger Friedman Hollywoodnews.com: It’s the end of the line for Overture Films at Starz Media. Sources tell me that the plucky indie company will be shut down by Starz if a deal isn’t made to sell it soon. This is especially bad news for the nice guys who run it–Chris McGurk and[...]

A night to remember for “The Crazies”

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS The invitation came from the “Pierce County Gazette” and read: Dear Friend, “I received your message and am relieved to hear you will be meeting me at 4401 Sunset Boulevard on Wednesday, February 24th, to witness THE CRAZIES.” For security reasons, people receiving the invitation were told[...]

WGA Screen Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America have announced the nominations for the 2010 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 20, 2010. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (500) Days of Summer, Written by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber; Fox Searchlight Avatar, Written by James Cameron; 20th Century Fox The Hangover, Written by Jon Lucas & Scott[...]

Overture grabs rights to “Stone”

Overture Films has grabbed the distribution rights to the new thriller starring Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Milla Jovovich and Frances Conroy entitled “Stone,” as reported by PR Newswire. The project is directed by John Curran and focuses on a convicted arsonist who tries to manipulate a parole officer to place[...]