Netflix didn’t acquire as many titles as sales agents and producers were expecting, but the streaming giant walked away with a diverse collection of films.
CBS Films did not acquire I, Tonya after all – Neon and 30WEST will distribute in the U.S. UK’s Icon Film Distribution runs out of money, again!
TIFF Take Two: Protagonist starts sales on Cumberbatch bare-knuckle adaptation. Ed Arentz launches distributor Greenwich Entertainment.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is underway. There are plenty of films to wet the appetite of distributors and streamers alike.
China’s Recon Group fails to close its acquisition of Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films. All Hollywood-China deals are in peril, as many have failed to close this year.
Wanda Group dismissed “vicious rumours” that its chairman Wang Jianlin and China’s richest person, was detained by authorities and forbidden to leave China.
Tang Media is set to purchase Open Road Films for an undisclosed amount. The price might as well be one dollar, given Open Road’s massive debt load.
Sony Pictures’ co-financing partner, LStar Capital, informed the studio at the last minute that they would no longer invest in Sony’s slate.
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A mysterious document that appeared on social media in China places all of Wanda’s Hollywood acquisitions in jeopardy.