Open Road Dates Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Ten’ For January 24, 2014

By | Wednesday December 19, 2012 @ 2:22pm PST

Open Road Films will release Ten, the David Ayer-directed action thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, nationwide on January 24, 2014. Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world’s deadliest drug cartels. When the … Read More »

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Schwarzenegger On Set Of ‘Ten’: Photo

By | Thursday October 25, 2012 @ 1:54pm PDT

Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted “I’m having a great time working with @DavidAyerMovies on my new movie, Ten” plus the image below – “Check out my look” – from the set of the David Ayer-directed project. Bill Block’s QED is financing and producing and Open Road Films has … Read More »

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Mireille Enos Set For David Ayer-Directed ‘Ten’

By | Thursday August 23, 2012 @ 3:45pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: The Killing star Mireille Enos is set to star in Ten, the David Ayer-directed film that stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sam Worthington. QED is producing, financing and handling international sales. Shooting begins in October in Atlanta. The film has … Read More »

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Cannes Roundup: Robert Altman Doc, Universal-Screen Corp, Schwarzenegger, ‘Squatters’, ‘Me And Mrs. Jones’

By | Thursday May 17, 2012 @ 11:17pm PDT

Robert Altman Documentary
Sphinx Productions, the premium cable service Epix, Astral’s The Movie Network, Submarine Entertainment and Dakota Group Ltd. are partnering on Altman, a feature documentary about the late Robert Altman to be directed and produced by filmmaker Ron Mann. Altman will feature interviews with actors, his collaborators and family members, along with archival footage of Altman himself and clips from his groundbreaking films that include MASH, McCabe And Mrs. Miller, A Wedding, Nashville, The Long Goodbye, The Player, Short Cuts, Gosford Park and A Prairie Home Companion among many others. Consultants include Altman’s widow Kathryn Reed Altman and producer Matthew Seig. Submarine Entertainment will be presenting the project to buyers at the 2012 Cannes Film Market. Completion slated mid-2013.

Arnold Schwarzenegger In ‘Ten’
Canadian distributor VVS Films has acquired the thriller Ten starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and directed by David Ayer. Deal was negotiated between Ernie and Harry Grivakis of VVS Films and Bill Block and John Friedberg of QED. In addition to Ten, VVS Films’ slate includes Ayer’s End Of Watch with Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña; Nicholas Jarecki’s Arbitrage with Richard Gere, Tim Roth and Susan Sarandon; William Friedkin’s Killer Joe with Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch and Juno Temple; Gabriele Muccino’s Playing The Field with Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel and Catherine Zeta Jones; John Luessenhop’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D; and Nicolas Lopez’ Aftershock with Eli Roth and Selena Gomez.

Universal International-Screen Corp Deal
A first-look distribution deal covering Australasia between James M. Vernon’s Screen Corp and Universal Pictures International Australia may signal an upswing in production from the veteran producer who has enlisted two experienced executives, former Warner Bros. International President Wayne Duband and Alan Finney, former chief of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Australia, to serve on his project assessment committee. The deal gives UPI Australia the option to acquire an unspecified number of films per year, budgeted at between $A5M-$45M, providing P&A financing and at times, minimum guarantees. Read More »

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Action Thriller ‘Ten’ To Team David Ayer And Arnold Schwarzenegger

By | Monday May 7, 2012 @ 9:41am PDT
Mike Fleming

Arnold Schwarzenegger TenOpen Road has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Ten, an action thriller that David Ayer will direct with Arnold Schwarzenegger starring. The film will be funded by QED International. Skip Woods wrote the script. It’s … Read More »

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