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Chinese giant ‘cuts deal for Legendary’

Chinese conglom Dalian Wanda Group is reported to have taken a majority stake in US studio Legendary Entertainment. Reuters quoted an unnamed source who claimed the deal, which values Legendary at between US$3 billion and US$4 billion, had been done. Dalian Wanda already owns North America’s second-largest movie theatre chain AMC Entertainment, but this would […]

Legendary poaches Viacom sales exec

The TV division of US indie studio Legendary has hired Marco Arabit as its vice president, distribution for the EMEA region. He joins from Viacom International Media Networks. Arabit will work out of Legendary’s London base and wll handle sales into Southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He starts in the new role on […]

Legendary status

Former Sony TV sales boss Michael Grindon tells Jesse Whittock how Legendary Television’s emerging international sales division can offer an alternative to the Hollywood studios. Despite being the LA production studio behind The Hangover movie franchise, Legendary Entertainment’s push into television has been anything but lethargic. Less than a year since former Sony Pictures Television […]