‘Rio’ Helmer Carlos Saldanha Sets And Staffs Up BottleCap Productions At Fox

By | Thursday June 6, 2013 @ 1:23pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVECarlos Saldanha, who co-directed Ice Age and then helmed two Ice Age sequels in addition to Robots and Rio, has formed BottleCap Productions. The label is Fox-based, where Saldanha made an exclusive five-year deal with 20th Century Fox and Fox International to develop both live-action and animated projects.

Saldanha has hired former Scott Free exec Maresa Pullman as his VP, and promoted Jessica Roberts to Creative Executive. Pullman, who will report directly to Saldanha, most recently worked at Scott Free where she helped develop the Duplass Brothers’ Cyrus, and co-produced Jake Scott’s Welcome To The Rileys. She also worked closely with Ridley Scott on a number of projects, serving as an executive producer on Scott Free’s short animated film featuring the Coca-Cola polar bears. She also worked directly under producer Michael Costigan, working on such films as American Gangster and Body Of Lies. She began her career in the WMA mailroom and also worked for manager Margaret Riley. Read More »

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UTA Signs ‘Ice Age’ Scribe Michael Berg

By | Friday June 1, 2012 @ 7:48am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: UTA has signed Michael Berg, who co-wrote with Jason Fuchs 20th Century Fox’s upcoming Ice Age: Continental Drift, the fourth installment in the animated franchise. Berg co-wrote the first and third installments, the first of which was Oscar nominated … Read More »

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20th Century Fox Unveils 2012 Slate Featuring Return Of ‘Ice Age’, ‘Taken’, Ridley Scott, Ben Stiller And Others: CinemaCon

By | Thursday April 26, 2012 @ 2:01pm PDT
Pete Hammond

At this morning’s CinemaCon presentation of 20th Century Fox‘s 2012 product reel, co-chair TomCinemaCon 2012 Rothman began by mentioning several future projects in various stages of production or pre-production. Those included new editions in the Die Hard (A Read More »

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