Reaffirms six-year relationship with Indie
AMSTERDAM — Sandrews Metronome Intl. reaffirmed its six-year relationship with independent New Line by picking up all rights for the Nordic territories on a pack of 13 new titles.
Among the pics are James Foley’s “The Corrupter,” Guisieppe Tornatore’s “Legend of the Pianist” and psychological thriller “Astronaut’s Wife” starring Johnny Depp. The long-term relationship also includes a first option on all new New Line product.
The buying and distrib outfit is currently in negotiations to re-license to the Baltic territories, one of its principal areas of ex-pansion.
Sandrews Metronome Intl. operated for many years as the independent buying arm of the Schibsted, Sandrews and Metro-nome companies. A series of buy-outs and mergers ended in the newly created Sandrews Metronome acquisition, exhibition and distribution group, owned 50% by Schibsted and 50% by Swedish film company Sandrews.