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Tom Lesinski, Former Legendary Digital Head, Launches Energi Entertainment

20 August 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Tom Lesinski, who left his post at Legendary in July, has formed a new multi-media content production company, Energi Entertainment. Energi has signed a two-year “first look” development and production deal with Legendary Television and Digital Media and is already attached to several ongoing development projects. Also read: Legendary Digital Chief Tom Lesinski Out Projects Lesinski spearheaded during his tenure at Legendary will remain with him under the newly formed Energi, led by video game adaptation “Dead Rising” at Crackle and the recently sold “Kelly and Molly” pilot script. New projects Energi will partner with Legendary on include Alexandra Milchan‘s “Life Behind. »

- Linda Ge

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Alexandra Milchan Boards Cambodian Spy Thriller ‘Supernotes’

16 June 2014 1:09 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Alexandra Milchan has acquired movie rights to “Supernotes,” the story of an Italian CIA-trained intelligence officer who escaped from Cambodian prison in 2008.

Milchan, an exec producer on “The Wolf of Wall Street,” will produce through her Emjag Productions.

The book, a bestseller in Italy, is written by Agent Kasper (the alias of the operative) and Italian novelist Luigi Carletti. Kasper was captured in Cambodia while on a mission to investigate counterfeit money schemes in North Korea and spent over a year in captivity in a concentration camp near Phnom Penh.

Milchan and Tobey Maguire acquired film rights earlier this year on serial-killer drama “The Red Mohawk.” She is also producing the upcoming John Belushi biopic, starring Emile Hirsch.

The deal for the film right on “Supernotes” was closed by Alan Nevins at Renaissance Literary & Talent on behalf of Vicki Satlow. He also closed the U.S. rights publishing deal for the book to Doubleday, »

- Dave McNary

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Rachel Weisz in Talks to Star in Assayas’ ‘Idol’s Eye’ (Exclusive)

28 May 2014 8:52 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris — Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz is in negotiations to join Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro for Olivier Assayas’ sprawling Chicago-set gangster drama “Idol's Eye,” which is due to start shooting in the fall.

Charles Gillibert at Paris-based CG Cinema is lead-producing the film with American partners Benaroya Pictures, which is financing and producing, as well as Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, Film 360’s Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya. Ben Sachs is exec producing for Benaroya Pictures.   Previously titled “Hubris,” the project is based on a 2007 Playboy article called “Boosting The Big Tuna” by Hillel Levin. It follows a group of thieves who rob a man who turns out to be Chicago mafia boss Tony Accardo. Script is penned by Assayas, who won a Golden Globe for “Carlos the Jackal,” his mini-series starring Edgar Ramirez as Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramirez Sanchez.

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- Elsa Keslassy

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Robert De Niro and Robert Pattinson Star in Idol’S Eye

27 May 2014 6:41 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Robert De Niro and Robert Pattinson are set to star in director Olivier Assayas' Idol's Eye for Benaroya Pictures.  Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it's being described as a "sophisticated" heist/action-thriller.  Principal photography is scheduled to begin this October in Chicago and Toronto. Assayas' current dramatic project, Clouds of Sils Maria starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz, opens December 1st here in the states.  De Niro next stars in writer-director Jonathan Jakubowicz's boxing biopic Hands of Stone, while Pattinson next stars in writer-director Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert.  Hit the jump for more. Full details follow in the press release for Idol's Eye: Robert Pattinson And Robert De Niro Headline Cast Of ‘Idol’S Eye’ From Benaroya Pictures International Film Trust to handle foreign sales leading into Toronto Los Angeles, CA (May 27, 2014)— Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they »

- Dave Trumbore

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Robert de Niro Teams with Robert Pattinson for the Action Thriller 'Idol's Eye'

27 May 2014 5:31 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas' Idol's Eye, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro. Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass Films' Scott Stuber, Film 360's Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya, with Ben Sachs executive producing for Benaroya Pictures. The film is scheduled to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto.

The plot elements are currently under wraps, but it has been described as a sophisticated, heist action/thriller.

International Film Trust, which was co-founded by Benaroya, will be handling foreign sales of the title heading into the summer and the Toronto International Film Festival under the helm of Ift President, Christian de Gallegos. CAA, which arranged financing for the film, will represent domestic rights along with Wme.

Assayas had the »

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Robert De Niro boards Idol's Eye

27 May 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Olivier Assayas’ next film stars Robert Pattinson and will be produced and financed by Benaroya Pictures.

Robert De Niro has joined Olivier Assayas’ Idol’s Eye.

De Niro will star alongside Robert Pattinson in the sophisticated heist action/thriller with further plot details currently under wraps.

Benaroya Pictures will produce and finance the film, which is set to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto.

Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, Film 360’s Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya. Ben Sachs executive produces for Benaroya.

International Film Trust, which was co-founded by Benaroya, will be handling international sales.

CAA, which arranged financing, will represent domestic rights along with Wme. »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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Robert De Niro Joins Robert Pattinson in Action-Thriller ‘Idol’s Eye’

27 May 2014 4:10 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Robert De Niro has joined Robert Pattinson in indie heist action-thriller “Idol's Eye,” set to begin shooting in the fall in Chicago and Toronto.

Benaroya Pictures has come on board to produce and finance with director Olivier Assayas helming.

Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, Film 360’s Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya. Ben Sachs is executive producing for Benaroya Pictures.

International Film Trust, which was co-founded by Benaroya, will be handling foreign sales of the title heading into the summer and the Toronto International Film Festival, under the helm of Ift President Christian De Gallegos.

CAA, which arranged financing, will represent domestic rights along with Wme.

Assayas directed English-language drama “Clouds of Sils Maria,” which played in competition in Cannes.  The film stars Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz and was produced by Gillibert’s Gc Cinema. »

- Dave McNary

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Robert De Niro to Headline Idol's Eye Opposite Robert Pattinson

27 May 2014 3:53 PM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas. Idol's Eye, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro. Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass Films. Scott Stuber, Film 360.s Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya, with Ben Sachs executive producing for Benaroya Pictures. The film is scheduled to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto. »

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Robert De Niro Joins Robert Pattinson in Olivier Assayas’ Heist Thriller ‘Idol's Eye’

27 May 2014 3:42 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Robert De Niro has joined Robert Pattinson in Olivier Assayas’ “Idol's Eye,” production company Benaroya Pictures said Tuesday. Benaroya will produce and finance the indie project, which was developed by Charles Gillibert along with with CG Cinema, Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, Film 360's Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya, with Ben Sachs executive producing for Benaroya Pictures. Principal photography on the heist action thriller is scheduled to begin in October in Chicago and Toronto. Also read: Robert Pattinson Advises Child Stars to Seek Therapy, Thinks Justin Bieber's ‘All Right’ The movie is the director's follow up »

- L.A. Ross

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Robert De Niro to Star Opposite Robert Pattinson in 'Idol's Eye'

27 May 2014 3:14 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Robert De Niro will star opposite Robert Pattinson in Olivier Assayas' Idol's Eye, with Michael Benaroya's Benaroya Pictures coming aboard to finance and produce. Story: John Turturro Replaces Robert De Niro in HBO's James Gandolfini Mini 'Criminal Justice' Assayas -- whose Clouds of Sils Maria played in competition at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival -- is set to begin shooting the heist action-thriller in October in Chicago and Toronto. Plot details are being kept under wraps. Charles Gillibert developed the project and is producing alongside CG Cinema, Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, Film 360's Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Benaroya. Ben Sachs is executive

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- Pamela McClintock

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Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro Headline Cast Of Idol’S Eye

27 May 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas’ Idol’S Eye, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro.

Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, Film 360’s Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya, with Ben Sachs executive producing for Benaroya Pictures. The film is scheduled to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto.

The plot elements are currently under wraps, but it has been described as a sophisticated, heist action/thriller.

International Film Trust, which was co-founded by Benaroya, will be handling foreign sales of the title heading into the summer and the Toronto International Film Festival under the helm of Ift President, Christian De Gallegos. CAA, which arranged financing for the film, will represent domestic rights along with Wme.

Assayas had the English-language »

- Michelle McCue

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Tobey Maguire, Alexandra Milchan Producing Serial-Killer Drama ‘Red Mohawk’

31 March 2014 5:19 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Tobey Maguire’s Material Pictures and producer Alexandra Milchan are developing the serial-killer drama “The Red Mohawk.”

Based on a book by Anonymous, the story centers on a murderer called The Red Mohawk who has the head of a skeleton. A French edition titled “Psycho Killer” was published in October by Sonatine Editions in Paris.

Maguire and Matthew Plouffe are producing with Milchan.

Anonymous also penned “The Book With No Name,” “The Eye of the Moon,” “The Devil’s Graveyard” and “The Book of Death” — a series centered on the Bourbon Kid, a teenager who becomes a supernatural serial killer after drinking tainted alcohol.

Material Pictures’ other projects include Henrik Ruben Genz’s “Good People,” which stars James Franco; “Pawn Sacrifice,” with Ed Zwick directing Maguire and Liev Schreiber; and “Z For Zachariah,” starring Chris Pine, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Margot Robbie.

Milchan was an exec producer on “The Wolf of Wall Street »

- Dave McNary

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Top 100 Most Anticipated Films for 2015: #6. Olivier Assayas’ Hubris

25 March 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Hubris

Director: Olivier Assayas

Writer: Olivier Assayas

Producers: Charles Gillibert, Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Stuber

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available

Cast: Unkown

Once a project that was set to be helmed by Todd Field, Assayas, not even fresh off bowing his 2014 feature, Clouds of Sils Maria, will be churning out his first feature to film in the Us with this true crime story that suddenly seems even more lucrative now that he’s at the helm. Sure, Assayas has worked in English language films before—his latest film, along with Demonlover and Irma Vep feature a variety of languages, but we’re excited to see what names will populate his cast list in the coming year, as well as how his vision of Chicago’s underbelly will unfold.

Gist: Follows a group of small-time thieves who rob a man who turns out to be Chicago mafia boss Tony Accardo. »

- Nicholas Bell

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Ellen Page in Talks to Play John Belushi's Wife Opposite Emile Hirsch (Exclusive)

21 March 2014 3:13 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

In what would be her first new role since coming out as a lesbian last month, Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page is in talks to play John Belushi's wife, Judith Jacklin, opposite Emile Hirsch in Steve Conrad's upcoming biopic, TheWrap has learned. Jacklin was Belushi's loving high school girlfriend who eventually married the comedian and was left devastated by his death. She is now known as Judy Belushi Pisano, who is producing the movie with Emjag's Alexandra Milchan and Bonnie Timmermann, as well as Film 360's Scott Lambert. Also read: Ellen Page Says She's Gay on Valentine's Day: »

- Jeff Sneider

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The Wolf of Wall Street Coming to Blu-ray and DVD March 25th

19 February 2014 12:48 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Legendary director Martin Scorsese delivers "another cinematic landmark" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) in the "madly entertaining" (Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter) masterpiece The Wolf of Wall Street, debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD March 25, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives on Digital HD March 18. Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Martin Scorsese), Best Actor in a Leading Role (Leonardo DiCaprio), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jonah Hill) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Terence Winter), The Wolf of Wall Street has appeared on over 25 Top Ten lists including the AFI, the National Board of Review, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, New York Times, New York Daily News and The Hollywood Reporter.

Leonardo DiCaprio delivers "the best performance of his career" (Claudia Puig, USA Today) and earned a Golden Globe for his portrayal of a young stockbroker hungry for a life of non-stop thrills, where »

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‘Pirates’ Director Gore Verbinski Signs Deal With New Regency

4 February 2014 11:11 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Gore Verbinski will produce and direct movies for New Regency under a new first-look deal between the studio and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” filmmaker. Verbinski’s Blind Wink production company is already developing two movies at New Regency, one of which will go into production this summer. New Regency will finance the movies, and Fox, where the company has a deal, will distribute. New Regency recently signed a similar deal with Plan B, Brad Pitt’s production company, which had been based at Paramount. Also read: Alexandra Milchan Exits New Regency Post, Signs First-Look Deal With Company (Exclusive) Verbinski is best known for directing. »

- Lucas Shaw

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Miles Teller Offered Dan Aykroyd Role in John Belushi Biopic

19 January 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

The Hollywood Reporter has learned at the Sundance Film Festival that Whiplash star Miles Teller ( Divergent ) has been offered the Dan Aykroyd role in the upcoming John Belushi biopic , starring Emile Hirsch. In fact, it was Hirsch who revealed it a party for the Creative Coalition Saturday night. "A shout-out to Miles Teller! We're going to be working together soon. He's playing Dan Aykroyd in the Belushi movie," he said. Teller's agency CAA, however, is saying that while the actor does have the offer, he won't be committing to a new project until after Sundance and after he finishes press duties for the upcoming That Awkward Moment . Aykroyd is an executive producer on the movie. Emjag's Alexandra Milchan and Bonnie Timmermann, Film 360's Scott Lambert, »

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Willis Replaces Schwarzenegger On "Captive"

10 January 2014 3:33 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Bruce Willis is in talks to star in Simon Brand's indie action-thriller "Captive".

Ben van der Veen and Kario Salem penned the script which follows an American real estate magnate living in Brazil. Kidnapped and held for ransom in a prison cell under a Sao Paolo landfill, a detective specializing in ransom cases tries to find him.

Willis takes on a role which had originally been developed with Arnold Schwarzenegger in mind. He is no longer attached to the project in any capacity.

Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert, Randall Emmett, George Furla, Marina Bespalov and Michael London will produce. Filming is currently slated to begin in March.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Bruce Willis Replaces Arnold Schwarzenegger in Captive

9 January 2014 1:08 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Bruce Willis is in talks to star in the action-thriller Captive, replacing The Expendables and The Expendables 2 co-star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was attached to the project back in 2011.

The story follows an American real estate mogul living in Brazil, who is abducted and held for ransom in a Sao Paolo landfill, while a detective specializing in these cases tries to locate him.

Simon Brand is directing from a screenplay by Benjamin A. van der Veen and Kario Salem. Michael London, who helped develop the story, is producing with Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert, Randall Emmett, George Furla, Marina Bespalov. Production is scheduled to begin in March.

Bruce Willis most recently starred in Red 2, and he will next be seen in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and The Expendables 3 with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Simon Brand is best known for directing the 2006 thriller Unknown, which also centered on an abduction, »

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Bruce Willis Set For Brazil Hostage Thriller ‘Captive,’ With Simon Brand Helming

9 January 2014 8:37 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Bruce Willis has been set to star in Captive, an action thriller that will begin production in March with Simon Brand directing. Benjamin van der Veen and Kario Salem wrote the script from a story by Nicolai Fuglsig. Willis will play a real estate developer who gets kidnapped and held for ransom while at work in Brazil. The kidnappers think he’s wealthy, but he’s more of an ordinary guy. He frantically searches for a way out of his armored-truck prison cell hidden in a Sao Paolo landfill, while a detective specializing in kidnap and ransom cases works to find him. The film has been reconfigured from last year, when Arnold Schwarzenegger was set to play the role. Aldamisa has come on to finance the film with Emmett/Furla Films. Aldamisa co-chairman Marina Bespalov  is producing with Randall Emmett and George Furla, Wolf Of Wall Street‘s Alexandra Milchan »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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