Dimension inks helmer Aarniokoski

Gets 2-year, 1st-look action/adventure deal

Helmer Doug Aarniokoski (“Highlander Endgame”) has inked a two-year, first look deal with Dimension Films. “Highlander” will be released on Sept. 1.

“Doug did a fantastic job for us on ‘Highlander Endgame’ and we believe that he will continue to create action/adventure films that are accessible, exciting and cutting-edge,” said Miramax co-chairman Bob Weinstein. “It’s terrific to have him joining the Dimension family of filmmakers.”

Cary Granat, prexy, and Michael Helfant, senior exec veep, negotiated the pact for Dimension. Aarniokoski was repped by ICM.