Focus Features to Absorb FilmDistrict

     October 2, 2013

Some major restructuring is taking place at Focus Features.  Universal Pictures announced today that Focus will be absorbing FilmDistrict, with FilmDistrict founder and CEO Peter Schlessel taking over as Focus Features CEO from James Schamus.  The goal is to broaden …

Ryan Reynolds and Director Tarsem in Talks for SELFLESS

     April 24, 2013

Ryan Reynolds and director Tarsem (Mirror Mirror) are in talks with Endgame Entertainment and FilmDistrict to make Selfless.  The script by Alex and David Pastor made the 2011 Black List of Hollywood’s best unproduced screenplays.  Here’s the logline: An extremely wealthy, elderly man dying …