Brothers pact with banner for Aussie, Kiwi pics
CANNES — The Weinstein Co. has inked a multiyear distribution pact with Roadshow Films to roll out its upcoming pics in Australia and New Zealand.Banners previously teamed on horror title “Wolf Creek.” Move comes on the heels of TWC’s announcement that it had pacted with Gallic media firm TF1′s distribution group as its exclusive French distrib. Roadshow has pegged release dates for three TWC pics including “Hoodwinked” (Aug. 3), “Lucky Number Slevin” (Aug. 10) and “Stormbreaker” (Sept. 21). “In today’s marketplace, we are really looking for ways to maximize revenue on a territory-by-territory basis,” said Glen Basner, TWC prexy of intl. TWC’s upcoming slate also includes “Clerks II,” “Bobby,” “Breaking & Entering” and “Killshot.” Roadshow is the distribution arm of Village Roadshow.
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