Overture hits Crescendo

McNary, Dave
November 2008
Daily Variety;11/18/2008, Vol. 301 Issue 32, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the two-year first-look deal signed by Overture Films with Crescendo producers headed by Don Cheadle, Lenore Zerman, and Kay Liberman. According to chief executive officer Chris McGurk and chief operating officer Danny Rosett of Overture, the deal will unite them with the producers of "Traitor." Information about the Crescendo's projects including "Darfur Now" and the company's previous deals are also offered.


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