despite a clutch of executive shuffles and a corporate buyout, Universal Pictures Intl. says it remains as committed as ever to local production around the world.
Village Roadshow Pictures Asia has come on board to co-produce "Man of Tai Chi," Keanu Reeves' directorial debut, with China Film Group and Wanda Media Group.
Duncan Clark has been upped to prexy of distribution at Universal Pictures International.
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NBC Universal Intl. channels topper Roma Khanna is the latest to quit the company as new parent Comcast appoints Jeff Shell and Kevin MacLellan to run the London-based overseas business.
Cinema Expo's kudos salute people and companies who think creatively about everything from creating toons to luring audiences to the multiplex.
Universal Pictures co-chairs Adam Fogelson and Donna Langley have upped Christian Grass to prexy of international productions and acquisitions for Universal Pictures Intl.
In a move that underlines the importance to Universal Pictures of its international operations, the company has broadened David Kosse's mandate by naming him international prexy.