Acquisitions maven Mayer says that Walt Disney has three criteria for major buys, which the $4.05 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in October certainly met: must have creative capabilities, assets with…
When Lionsgate gobbled up an $800 million revolving credit facility in September, outside attorney Bruington worked on behalf of Lionsgate but focused on the lending banks.
When Entertainment One agreed to buy Canadian rival Alliance Film for US$225 million in September, it certainly knew the property because Theroux--eOne president of filmed entertainment--had worked…
Attorney Deutsch worked for client DreamWorks Animation over the summer on its $155 million acquisition of character house Classic Media and multi-picture output distribution deal with Fox, and also…
For an in-house attorney, Anderman does highly varied deal work such as contracts for "Star Wars" licensed merchandise, movie production, special effects business and the supreme transaction: selling…
In Lionsgate's $1 billion (including assumed debt) buy of Summit Entertainment, Moore repped top executives at Summit -- a familiar position for one of leading attorneys for independent film…
Goldsmith and Levin work in tandem at Lionsgate, where they played big roles in its acquisition of Summit Entertainment in January and also lined up an $800 million revolving credit facility in…
McCarthy repped Disney in its acquisition of Lucasfilm, which was announced in late October. The $4.05 billion transaction caught the world by surprise, which gave the attorney particular…
Some dealmakers sign talent. Others arrange financing. But if you're Bob Iger, you build an empire and leave behind a lasting legacy.
Lawyer Brecheen helped Charlie Sheen negotiate rich paydays for FX TV series "Anger Management" and CBS' "Two and A Half Men."
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures