The Weinstein Co. continues to beef up its Dimension Films slate, snagging two projects from “Project Greenlight” winners Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan.
Company has bought “Midnight Man” from Fortress Entertainment and Imaginarium Entertainment. Dunstan is onboard to direct the story of a man confronted with a kidnapping situation after he breaks into the home of his employer.
Brett Forbes, Patrick Rizzotti and Julie Richardson will produce; Ben Weiss will co-produce.
Dimension will finance “Midnight” and handle worldwide distribution.
Dimension also bought the script for a thriller titled “The Neighbor” from Melton and Dunstan.
Duo has been a hot team for the Weinstein Co. They were behind “Feast,” the winning project for the third season of Bravo’s “Project Greenlight,” which Bob and Harvey Weinstein exec produce. Pic was released theatrically Friday.
It’s been a busy period for Dimension, which picked up Toronto buzz pic “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” at the fest.