Empty'CSNY' a three-way street
Roadside Attractions, Lionsgate and Shangri-La Entertainment are in final negotiations to form a joint venture to distribute "CSNY: Deja Vu," a film about the band directed by Neil Young, on July 25 in the U.S. Roadside will handle the theatrical release simultaneously with VOD, which will be handled by Lionsgate.
PEACE LETS 'SECRET' OUT
Peace Arch Entertainment has picked up Roger Grossman's debut feature "What We Do Is Secret," a tribute to Los Angeles' 1970s punk rock scene, for a summer release. Peace Arch said it acquired all North American rights to the feature biopic about Darby Crash, frontman for punk band the Germs. Shane West plays Crash, whose 1980 suicide led to the band's demise. Peace Arch will release the film Aug. 8 in New York, a week later in Chicago and Aug. 23 in Los Angeles.
SULLIVAN IN AT CBS FILMS
Reid Sullivan has joined CBS Films as CFO. He will report to Bruce Tobey, exec vp and COO of the newly launched film unit of CBS Corp. Sullivan was at First Look Studios, where he was CFO.
'JOURNEY' GETS LAFF BOW
Walden Media and New Line's "Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D" will make its world premiere June 29 as part of the Los Angeles Film Festival's annual Family Day celebration at the Mann Village Theatre in Westwood. The premiere is open to the public.
honors to REARDON
Roberta Reardon will be among the honorees June 29 at the Jewish Labor Committee's annual awards brunch in Century City.