Dimbort, Mercuri, Gatta to lead expansion plan
Red Granite Pictures,” said Red Granite vice chairman Joey McFarland. “We have big plans for the company but realize that at this crucial stage you’re only as good as your senior executive team paving the way for continued growth. With Danny, Christian and Joe on board, we feel we are in a great position to grow the company, establish a significant footprint in the global film arena and ultimately build a strong brand.” Red Granite plans to produce four to five feature films a year and is actively looking to acquire negative pickups and third-party productions for sales and distribution. The company teamed with Point West Prods. and Locomotive to produce romantic comedy “Friends With Kids” starring Jon Hamm, Megan Fox, Jennifer Westfeldt, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph, Ed Burns and Chris O’Dowd. Westfeldt wrote and directed the film, which is currently in post-production. Pic will be added to the Red Granite Intl. slate when the division begins operations. Cinetic Media is handling U.S. sales.