HOLLYWOOD — New Line Cinema has struck a two-year, first-look pact with HSI Entertainment’s Stavros Merjos and Adam Rosenfelt.Credits for HSI include the upcoming “An American Girl,” starring Jena Malone and Brad Renfro, as well as “The Third Wheel,” starring Luke Wilson, Denise Richards and Ben Affleck.
HSI also produced the Ice Cube starrer “Thicker Than Water,” which Palm Pictures released.
Merjos founded HSI in 1986. Company has earned a number of awards for its commercials and musicvideos. Among its recent credits are Paul Hunter’s award-winning “Lady Marmalade,” the Peter Berg-directed Limp Bizkit vid “Faith” and F. Gary Gray’s “Miss Jackson” for Outkast.
“We are thrilled to work with Stavros and Adam in producing innovative, cutting-edge films,” New Line Cinema prexy of production Toby Emmerich said. “They have distinguished themselves as creative, visionary producers who are affiliated with some of the most promising directors working today, and we’re excited about what they will bring to New Line.”