Vendome Cooks Up ‘El Bulli’ Pic On Spanish Chef Ferran Adria

By | Wednesday February 13, 2013 @ 7:28am PST
Mike Fleming

Vendome Pictures will produce and finance El Bulli, a film based on the life of Spanish chef Ferran Adria and the last year in his iconic restaurant elBulli in Spain. David Wilson wrote the script, inspired by … Read More »

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Vendome Acquires Spec ‘The Widow’ From ‘Crazies’ Scribe

By | Tuesday January 15, 2013 @ 11:50am PST

Los Angeles, CA January 15, 2013 – Vendome Pictures announced today that it has acquired the spec script THE WIDOW written by Ray Wright. Vendome’s CEO Philippe Rousselet will produce the project along with Steve Golin and Alix Madigan

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Vendome Teams With Anonymous Content For ‘Bastille Day’ Pic; Pierre Morel To Direct

By | Tuesday April 17, 2012 @ 12:33pm PDT

Pierre Morel will helm Bastille Day, the Andrew Baldwin-scripted actioner about a young American artist living in Paris and a washed-up CIA agent who are tasked with diverting an imminent attack on the city. Anonymous Content developed the project with Baldwin … Read More »

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Norway’s Morten Tyldum To Helm ‘What Happened To Monday?’ As First English-Language Pic

By | Wednesday December 7, 2011 @ 4:30pm PST

Morten Tyldum, whose Norwegian thriller Headhunters became the most successful title in Norway box office history this year, has signed on to helm Vendome Pictures’ futuristic thriller What Happened To Monday?, which will be the director’s first English-language project. Headhunters, … Read More »

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Vendome Hires Former Paramount Vantage Boss Guy Stodel As Production President

By | Wednesday October 19, 2011 @ 12:51pm PDT

Guy Stodel, who ran Paramount Vantage until falling victim to a round of layoffs back in June 2009, has been tapped as president of production at Vendome Pictures, the producer behind Summit’s Source Code and Universal’s Larry Crowne. Stodel, who became an indie producer after leaving Paramount, will be charged with overseeing development of and ramping up Vendome’s slate; the ultimate goal is to produce 2-3 films per year. He will report to Vendome president and CEO Philippe Rousselet and co-CEO Fabrice Gianfermi. “I’m excited to work with Philippe and Fabrice at Vendome,” said Stodel, whose credits as a producer include the English-language remake of the French comedy Le Mac starring Ed Helms. “I’ve admired their passion, good taste, and commercial instincts for some time now and look forward to putting Vendome’s existing projects and new ones into production.” Read More »

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TOLDJA! Focus Features Names Jeb Brody Production President

By | Wednesday August 24, 2011 @ 9:15am PDT
Mike Fleming

Deadline told you Aug. 15 that Focus Features would name Vendome’s Jeb Brody its new production president replacing John Lyons, who left to produce films and focus on philanthropic pursuits. Focus just made it official. Here’s the release:

LOS ANGELES (August 24th, 2011) –– Jeb Brody is joining Focus Features as the worldwide film company’s president of production. Focus CEO James Schamus and president Andrew Karpen, to whom Mr. Brody will report, made the announcement today.

Mr. Brody, who begins work next month, will be stepping into the production presidency post being vacated by John Lyons, who is returning to working as a film producer as well as devoting more time to his philanthropic endeavors. While Mr. Brody will be based in Focus’ West Coast offices, he will oversee the global Focus production team already in place in New York, London, and Los Angeles.

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