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All3Media Nears Deal to Buy ‘Spectre’ Director Sam Mendes’ Production Company (Report)

U.K. production firm All3Media is in advanced talks to acquire Sam MendesNeal Street Prods., according to a report by Broadcast magazine.

The companies declined to comment.

Neal Street, part-owned by the “Spectre” and “Skyfall” director, put itself up for sale in November for about £40 million ($63.8 million). The company was founded in 2003 by Mendes, Pippa Harris and Caro Newling.

Its film credits include Leonardo DiCaprio’s  “Revolutionary Road” and Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Jarhead,” which were both directed by Mendes, and Susanne Bier’s “Things We Lost in the Fire.” Neal Street is also developing an adaptation of Enid Blyton’s “Magic Faraway Tree” books.

Neal Street’s TV credits include John Logan’s “Penny Dreadful,” which was commissioned by Showtime; “Call the Midwife” for the BBC; and “The Hollow Crown,” which is a series of Shakespeare adaptations for the BBC and WNET. Stage shows include “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Shrek.”

Discovery and Liberty Global formed a joint venture in September to acquire TV production group AllMedia in a deal valued at $930 million.

Mendes is in post-production on “Spectre,” the 24th James Bond film.

 

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