Catherine Hardwicke To Helm ‘The Age Of Miracles’ For River Road

By | Wednesday April 3, 2013 @ 11:27am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: River Road Entertainment‘s Bill Pohlad has set Catherine Hardwicke to helm The Age Of Miracles, an adaptation of the Karen Thompson Walker bestselling debut novel. Seth Lochhead (Hanna) has adapted the screenplay and Pohlad will … Read More »

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Paul Dano To Play Brian Wilson In Bill Pohlad-Directed Biopic

By | Thursday January 17, 2013 @ 3:48pm PST

River Road Entertainment picked up the project in June, and now company founder Bill Pohlad has decided to direct Love And Mercy himself, casting Paul Dano as the young version of the Beach Boys frontman. Pohlad is still looking for someone to play the older version. Here’s today’s release:

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 17, 2013 – Bill Pohlad, Academy Award® nominated producer, is set to direct Love & Mercy with Paul Dano (Looper, Ruby Sparks, There Will Be Blood) starring as legendary musician Brian Wilson in his early years. Pohlad is also casting an actor to play Brian Wilson later in his life.

Academy Award® winning composer Atticus Ross (The Social Network) is in talks to work on the sound design of the film and the soundtrack, which will include the music of Brian Wilson.

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River Road Acquires Apocalyptic Novel ‘The Age Of Miracles’

By | Monday February 6, 2012 @ 2:45pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: River Road Entertainment optioned screen rights to The Age of Miracles, a first novel by Karen Thompson Walker that sold in a 7-figure deal to Random House and 24 international territories. Hanna scribe Seth Lochhead has been set to … Read More »

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River Road Taps Christa Zofcin As EVP Business & Legal Affairs

By | Monday March 28, 2011 @ 4:16pm PDT

Christa Zofcin, most recently SVP and Head of Business Affairs at United Artists, has joined River Road Entertainment as EVP Business and Legal Affairs, the indie production company announced today. Before UA, she worked at Yari Film Group. “Christa’s expertise will be felt in all phases of motion picture operations, … Read More »

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BREAKING: Fox Searchlight Buys Terrence Malick’s ‘Tree of Life’ And Sets 2011 Release

Mike Fleming

Fox Searchlight has acquired the Terrence Malick-directed The Tree of Life from Bill Pohlad’s River Road Entertainment. Though the film might be an awards season magnet with Brad Pitt and Sean Penn starring, the distributor is flush with those kinds of films already, and will release in 2011. At the Toronto International Film Festival, Searchlight will fete 127 Hours, Black Swan, Conviction and Never Let Me Go. Read More »

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