DreamWorks extends contract of production head Adam Goodman

MUMBAI: DreamWorks Pictures has announced that head of production Adam Goodman has extended his contract term for an additional four years through 2009. The announcement was made by DreamWorks principal David Geffen.



Geffen stated, "Adam Goodman has been an integral part of our production team since the inception of the studio and over the past year and a half, he has more than proven his capability to lead that team. We are very happy that he plans to continue to spearhead our live-action slate."

Goodman was named the head of production for DreamWorks Pictures in February 2004. He had been a production executive at DreamWorks since 1996. Goodman is currently overseeing a wide range of upcoming projects for the studio, including Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story with Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning and Flags of Our Fathers which is being directed by Clint Eastwood.



In a related move, Geffen also announced that the studio is extending its production deal with Parkes/MacDonald Productions -- headed by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald -- to 31 December 2008. The producing pair's next movie for DreamWorks is the romantic comedy Just Like Heaven starring Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo under the direction of Mark Waters.

As had been reported earlier by NBC Universal is said to be looking at acquiring dreamworks.

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