Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune," two months after the film played at the Directors Fortnight section at Cannes.
Warner Bros. is in talks with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and New York-based financial firm Dune Capital for a major co-financing deal that would help replace Legendary's coin when the production…
Indulging one of film history's more entertaining "what might have been" stories, first-timer Frank Pavich delivers his own mind-blowing cult movie.
Paramount has given the greenlight to the found footage pic "Almanac," hoping for a “Chronicle”-like success. Michael Bay will produce through his Platinum Dunes banner along with his partners Andrew…
Terrence Dugan, a partner in the business and finance practice at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, sums up the current state of film financing in one simple sentence: " the search for junior capital."…
Marking the first slate financing arrangement to close since the financial meltdown of 2008, 20th Century Fox has made a deal for just north of $400 million to help fund nearly all its films over the…
Twentieth Century Fox is close to another slate deal arranged by financial guru Chip Seelig, but this time it won't be through longtime Fox partner Dune Capital Management.
While some Wall Street investment funds can't get away from Hollywood fast enough, investment firm Dune Capital Management is in the midst of extending its long financing relationship with 20th…
Peter Berg is attached to direct a bigscreen adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel "Dune" for Paramount Pictures.
Dune Capital Partners has named Village Roadshow Pictures founder Greg Coote chairman and CEO of the hedge fund's new production company, Dune Entertainment. Larry Bernstein, who has been a financial…
"Dune" sequel "Children of Dune," picked up in the U.S. by the Sci Fi Channel, wrapped in Prague Friday.