The uneasy marriage between Lionsgate and Starz has been a rocky one from the start. The biggest clash relates to Lionsgate’s television division.
All told, Barclays, HSBC and Bank of Ireland could face a tax bill up to £11 billion for their role in EIS tax avoidance schemes.
In recent years, 13 states have ended their film incentive programs. This retreat marks a larger trend of states re-evaluating and reducing film incentive programs.
Netflix has 139 million paying subscribers after adding 29 million subscribers last year versus 22 million in 2017.
The Film Advance Series includes 941 minimum guarantee advances from 75 films released around the world over the last 5 years.
iQiyi, China’s leading subscription video streaming service, is listing shares on the New York-based NASDAQ stock exchange.
Walt Disney Co’s deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox is valued around $40 per share, or $75B.
As Cineworld prepares to buy Regal, is AMC, the world’s largest cinema owner, also for sale? Six companies have approached AMC since September.
British film exhibitor Cineworld said on Tuesday it agreed to acquire the U.S.’s second largest film exhibitor Regal Entertainment for $3.6 billion.
No longer will taxpayers and producers be able to use EIS structures that solely finance production tax credits, presales, and other guaranteed funds.