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Image Entertainment Acquires 'All Things Fall Apart' Starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ray Liotta from Hannibal Pictures

Image Entertainment Acquires 'All Things Fall Apart' Starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ray Liotta from Hannibal Pictures

Mario Van Peebles Directs and Co-Stars!

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Image Entertainment, Inc. (OTCQB:DISK) has acquired all U.S. rights to the heart-wrenching, yet truly inspirational film, All Things Fall Apart, starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Ray Liotta, Mario Van Peebles and Lynn Whitfield, with Van Peebles directing. The deal was finalized shortly before the beginning of the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and announced by Image Entertainment’s Chief Acquisitions Officer, Bill Bromiley. All Things Fall Apart is slated for an early 2012 theatrical release with home entertainment, VOD, digital and broadcast to follow under the company’s One Village label.

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DENZEL WASHINGTON TO STAR IN “FLIGHT” FOR DIRECTOR ROBERT ZEMECKIS AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES

DENZEL WASHINGTON TO STAR IN “FLIGHT” FOR DIRECTOR ROBERT ZEMECKIS AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES

HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 9, 2011) - Paramount Pictures announced today that Academy Award ® winner Denzel Washington will star, and Academy Award ® winning director Robert Zemeckis will helm, FLIGHT for the studio. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald will produce under the Parkes/MacDonald production banner along with Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, and Jack Rapke under their ImageMovers banner. The movie is set to begin shooting this October in Atlanta, GA.

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PARAMOUNT AND INDIAN PAINTBRUSH TEAM WITH REITMAN, WINSLET, AND BROLIN FOR “LABOR DAY”

PARAMOUNT AND INDIAN PAINTBRUSH TEAM WITH REITMAN, WINSLET, AND BROLIN FOR “LABOR DAY”

HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 9, 2011) – Paramount Pictures and Indian Paintbrush jointly announced today they will co-produce, and Paramount will distribute, Academy Award®-nominated writer / director Jason Reitman’s LABOR DAY starring Academy Award®-winner Kate Winslet and Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin. Indian Paintbrush will co-finance the project, with the company’s Steven Rales and Mark Roybal executive producing. 

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JENNIFER YUH NELSON BECOMES THE HIGHEST-GROSSING FEMALE DIRECTOR

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S JENNIFER YUH NELSON BECOMES THE HIGHEST-GROSSING FEMALE DIRECTOR OF A FILM AT THE WORLDWIDE BOX OFFICE AS KUNG FU PANDA 2 REACHES $645 MILLION GLOBALLY

Glendale, CA – September 6, 2011 – DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that its summer blockbuster, Kung Fu Panda 2, has grossed over $645 million globally to date, making Jennifer Yuh Nelson the highest-grossing female director of a film at the worldwide box office.

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Vegas Cine Fest 2011 Award Winners

Below are a list of award winners in each category of films that were screened at the 2011 Vegas Cine Fest International Film Festival that took place at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas August 25 - 27, 2011.
2011 VEGAS CINE FEST WINNERS

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WORLD TO CATCH FIRE NOVEMBER 22, 2013

CATCHING FIRE - FILM BASED ON SECOND BOOK IN THE HUNGER GAMES SERIES TO UNSPOOL WORLDWIDE

Santa Monica, CA, – LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, announced on August 08, 2011 that it will release CATCHING FIRE, the film adaptation of the second book in Suzanne Collins’ runaway bestselling HUNGER GAMES trilogy, on November 22, 2013.  The announcement was made by Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of its Motion Picture Group.  No further details about CATCHING FIRE have been confirmed at this stage.

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PARAMOUNT TO RELEASE “WORLD WAR Z” ON DECEMBER 21, 2012

PRODUCTION IS UNDERWAY ON THE BRAD PITT STARRER, WITH MARC FORSTER DIRECTING


London, England  - Paramount Pictures announced on August 9, 2011 it has set a release date of December 21st, 2012 for World War Z starring Academy Award-nominee Brad Pitt, with Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace) directing. The geo-political thriller from Paramount and Skydance Productions, in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and GK Films, is a Plan B Entertainment/Apparatus Productions production that is shooting in England following initial photography completed in Malta last month. The film will also shoot in Scotland and Hungary.

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Principal Photography Begins on '21 and Over'

Miles Teller, Justin Chon, Skylar Astin, Sarah Wright star in Comedy

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) August 23, 2011– Principal photography begins today on the comedy 21 and Over, starring the rising cast, Miles Teller (Footloose), Justin Chon (The Twilight Saga), Skylar Astin (Taking Woodstock) and Sarah Wright (The House Bunny). Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, writers of The Hangover and The Change Up, will direct from their screenplay.

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“TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” CROSSES $1 BILLION WORLDWIDE

“TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” CROSSES $1 BILLION WORLDWIDE


HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 3, 2011) – Worldwide box office receipts for TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON, have hit $1 billion, Paramount Pictures announced today. To date, the third installment of the hit Transformers franchise, and the first shot in 3-D, has grossed $338 million in U.S. (through Monday) and $663 million internationally (through Tuesday).

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THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D SCARES UP CAST

THE  TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D SCARES UP CAST


Film To Feature Cameos By Cast Members Of Classic Original Film In Addition To New Principle Actors

Principal Photography Begins in Shreveport, Louisiana


July 19, 2011 – Lionsgate and the filmmakers of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D, the next installment in the long standing franchise, are pleased to announce the cast of the film, which picks up the story where the original 1974 film left off and will deliver a new chapter in the Leatherface saga with the goal of making it as horrifying as the original -- in 3D.

The cast includes an all new actor in the iconic villain role of Leatherface, an exciting cast of principle actors, and featured cameos by several cast members of the original 1974 film, famously directed by Tobe Hooper.

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