UniversalPictures is beefing up its genre division Rogue Pictures with plans to release10 pictures a year and expand the banner's production infrastructure.

Universal's boutique label Focus Features' marketingand distribution teams will also expand to handle the increased workload andRogue will also begin to roll out its DVD Premiere series of titles.

Focus Features co-presidentDavid Linde will oversee strategy and continue to jointly run the specialtylabel with his Focus co-president James Schamus.