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Millennium Films’ Jeffrey Greenstein on Updating Hollywood’s Most Macho Studio for the 21st Century

In the 30 years since Avi Lerner founded Millennium Media, then Nu Image, in 1992, the company, legendary at the American Film Market for its straight-to-video mockbusters (Freefall, Cyborg Cop), creature features (Crocodile, Killer Rats) and cookie-cutter macho action mov- ies (Operation Delta Force, Deadly Outbreak) has grown up. A bit. Millennium hasn’t abandoned its genre roots, but […]

AFM: ‘Red Sonja’ Producer Millennium Inks Movie Slate Deal With Will Smith’s German Distribution Company

Millennium Media, producer of the upcoming Red Sonja fantasy actioner and such franchises as The Expendables, Has Fallen and The Hitman’s Bodyguard, has signed a three-year movie slate deal with Telepool, the German film and TV distributor owned by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc. Under the agreement, which was announced at AFM Tuesday, […]

Millennium to Reopen Nu Boyana Studios in Bulgaria

Millennium Films is set to reopen its Sofia, Bulgaria-based backlot Nu Boyana Studios, where the group shot its 'Angel Has Fallen' and 'The Hitman's Bodyguard.' The move is a sign that international production could soon return to the region after being shut down due to the coronavirus.

AFM: Germany’s Leonine Secures Samuel L. Jackson’s ‘The Asset’ (Exclusive)

Germany's Leonine, the new would-be mini-major controlled by private equity group KKR, picked up Samuel L. Jackson-starrer 'The Asset' from 'The Expendables' producer Millennium Media in a major deal out of the American Film Market.

Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Maggie Q Team for ‘The Asset’ From ‘Expendables’ Producers

Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q are teaming for 'The Asset,' a splashy A-list action-thriller from Millennium Films.

Cannes: Martial Arts Franchise ‘Undisputed’ Being Rebooted for TV (Exclusive)

Martial arts movie franchise 'Undisputed' is being rebooted for the small screen, with original producer Millennium on board alongside London-based sales banner Empire Films.

Jake Tapper’s Afghan Siege Book ‘The Outpost’ Nabbed by Millennium Films (Exclusive)

Rod Lurie ('The Contender') will direct the film, which is being adapted by Oscar-nominated duo Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson ('The Fighter').

China’s Latest Hollywood Megadeal Leaves a $100M Open Question

'Expendables' and 'Olympus Has Fallen' backer Avi Lerner announced a sale of 51 percent of his Millennium Films, but will it actually happen?

‘Paranormal Activity’ Creator Wins Arbitration for Failed Directing Deal

Oren Peli will collect $500,000 from the producers of 'Stonehearst Asylum.'

Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba Join ‘The Mechanic’ Sequel

Michelle Yeoh is also new to the Jason Statham action film

The Weinstein Company Wins ‘Lovelace’ Lawsuit

A judge sees the difference between a porn film and a biopic of a porn star

Indie Distributor Millennium Entertainment Bought by Management, Investment Group

The company is handling Matthew Weiner's 'Are You Here' and James Cameron's 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'