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Manga gets ‘Ali’ for Spain

'Thief,' 'Yamasaki' also acquired

CANNES — Spanish distribber Manga Films has closed Spanish rights on “Ali,” the Muhammed Ali bio from the Initial Entertainment Group (IEG).

The acquisition continues the close relationship between IEG and Manga, which has picked up IEG’s recent pics such as “Traffic” and “Gangs of New York.”

Manga has also acquired “Palace Thief” from Beacon Pictures and “Yamakasi” from Luc Besson’s Europa Corp.

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