Amblin Entertainment


Alibaba buys into Spielberg JV prodco

The entertainment arm of Chinese conglomerate Alibaba Group has acquired a minority stake in Amblin Partners, the joint venture prodco in which Steven Spielberg and Entertainment One are partners. Alibaba Pictures will coproduce, market and distribute feature films as part of the agreement, and gets a seat on the Amblin Partners board. Film director Spielberg […]

AMC takes American Gothic for Iberia

AMC has bought drama series American Gothic for its Iberia service. The show will bow on AMC in Spain and Portugal next week after AMC struck a deal with CBS Studios International, which distributes the 13-parter. American Gothic is CBS’ latest summer event series, a format the US network has pioneered. Like other CBS event […]

LA Screenings 2014: Spanish deal for Halle Berry series Extant

Spanish free-to-air broadcast group Atresmedia has snagged local rights to buzzy upcoming US drama Extant. The series stars Halle Berry as an astronaut returning to earth and starts on CBS in the US on July 9. The US broadcast networks gave it a straight to series order for its summer schedule in the same way […]