Sony has acquired domestic and many international rights to David Ayer's World War II actioner "Fury" with Brad Pitt starring.
For digital upstarts like Maker Studios, aggregating viewers is the first challenge, and monetizing them is the second.
Grode repped Summit Entertainment in its January sale to Lionsgate. "It was tricky because they were in the same business and literally around the corner from each other," says Grode.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Media Content Capital has taken a substantial stake in QED International, setting the stage for expansion of Bill Block's 6-year-old production, finance and international sales company.
Film financier David Bergstein claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that Miramax owes him millions of dollars and 3.33% of the company for his role in its sale from Disney.
A few years ago, banks wouldn't dream of lending against the libraries of indie film companies.
Here's a group of attorneys that stand above the crowd and represent the next generation of sharp legal minds in the entertainment business.
A look at last year's dealmakers.
As Miramax enters its next phase under Filmyard's Ron Tutor, Tom Barrack and Qatar Holding, the spotlight shines on how library's new owners will monetize its 700-odd titles.
After months of negotiations and financial wrangling, Ron Tutor and Filmyard Holdings' consortium of investors are now the official owners of Miramax.