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.
Clare Wise has ankled her post as exec veep of international production at Universal Pictures Intl. after nearly four years in the role.
Duncan Clark has been upped to prexy of distribution at Universal Pictures International.
Universal Pictures Intl. has tapped Steve Summersby as senior veep of sales and distribution, Europe.
Universal Pictures Intl. has picked up French rights to thesp Christian Clavier's debut pic as a director, "On ne choisit pas sa famille."
Universal Pictures Intl. has picked up international distribution rights to David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method" in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain and South Africa.
Universal Pictures Intl. Spain has acquired theatrical rights to Jose Luis Aleman's Spanish horror pic "La Herencia Valdemar."
Is there such a thing as "Bruno Lite"?
Homegrown hit "Irony of Fate 2," a reprise of a hugely popular Soviet romantic comedy, was feted as the top-grossing movie of 2008 at the 12th Russian Blockbuster awards ceremony in Moscow on Monday.
Universal Pictures Intl. has picked up the Benelux distribution rights to Dutch helmer Ben Sombogaart's "De Storm" (The Storm).