With niche divisions, as with comedy, it's all about timing. The fast-moving HBO and New Line got the deal that Paramount was slowly trying so hard to seal.
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New Line TV has cleared its latest 21-title theatrical movie package, led by "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," in 83% of the U.S., including all of the top 30 markets.
Suddenly, the indie film world has an important new player. Newmarket Films' Bob Berney will be at the helm of a new entity backed by New Line and HBO. Deal marks a major foray by Time Warner into…
New Line has tapped vet editor Mark Helfrich to make his helming debut on comedy "Good Luck, Chuck." Helfrich has edited numerous films for Brett Ratner at New Line, including both "Rush Hour" movies…
In his first job for an American studio, Peter Cattaneo ("The Full Monty") has been tapped by New Line to direct "We're the Millers," a comedy about a marijuana dealer trying to get out of the…
New Line Cinema has picked up "Man Scout," a spec from "Anger Management" writer David Dorfman and producer John Jacobs. High-concept comedy about a 32-year-old Boy Scout will be shepherded by New…
New Line has tapped Shekhar Kapur to helm Bruce Willis starrer "Solace." Kapur, known for steering British historical epics such as "Elizabeth" and "The Four Feathers," starts production on the crime…
New Line has bought film rights to the upcoming book "Killing Yourself to Live: 85% a True Story," by Spin magazine senior editor Chuck Klosterman, and set it up with Karz Entertainment.
New Line has upped Lina J.C. Plath to veep of national publicity in charge of PR efforts on the East Coast for key releases.
Bruce Willis is set to star in "Solace," a New Line thriller scripted by Ted Griffin and Sean Bailey. Willis will play a doctor with psychic powers who's enlisted by the police to help catch a serial…