Broadmedia nabs ‘Death Proof’

'Grindhouse' films to get fall release in Japan

TOKYO — Broadmedia Studio (BMS) has acquired all Japan rights for Quentin Tarantino’s “Death Proof” and Robert Rodriguez’s “Planet Terror” — the two halves of what the Weinstein Co. released as “Grindhouse” in the U.S.

BMS will open the pics this fall at Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills and other theaters nationwide.

A TV and movie distrib headquartered in Tokyo, BMS is a subsid of Club iT, a broadband services and media content company.

Group companies include Nihon Eiga Satellite Broadcasting, a Japanese pic specialty channel, and Hollywood Channel Inc., which provides pic info and other services to cell-phone users.

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