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2014-02-21 16:21:37

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. and PARIS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relativity Media ("Relativity") and EuropaCorp announced today the companies have formed a new U.S. distribution and marketing joint venture to support both Relativity's and EuropaCorp's U.S. distribution for their respective film slates. Under the terms of the deal, EuropaCorp will pay approximately $130 million, anticipated to be paid over a six year timeframe, for a 50 percent stake in the joint venture. Relativity...

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2009-06-29 15:04:00

French filmmaker Luc Besson's EuropaCorp must pay a $140,000 fine for the involuntary manslaughter of a cameraman, a Paris court has ruled. Cameraman Alain Dutartre, 41, was killed in 1999 during the filming of a car chase sequence for the movie Taxi 2. Courts had earlier found that the movie's chief stuntman, Remy Julienne, was responsible for Dutartre's death, but the cameraman's parents appealed, saying EuropaCorp also shared responsibility, Variety reported Monday. The Court of Appeals...

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2009-03-20 09:07:22

Lionsgate says it has acquired the North American distribution rights to the EuropaCorp-produced action/thriller From Paris with Love. The movie stars John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. It was shot by Taken director Pierre Morel, who recently completed production on Love in France. Luc Besson co-wrote the script and produced the film. Lionsgate scheduled the movie for release Feb. 19, 2010. We are thrilled to be back in business with our friends at EuropaCorp, who are masters of the...

2009-03-18 06:00:00

Studio Reunites With Luc Besson's Production Company To Acquire North American Rights To Action Thriller From TAKEN Helmer Pierre Morel Release Slated For February 19, 2010 SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LIONSGATE(R) (NYSE: LGF), a leading next generation studio, announced today that it has acquired North American distribution rights (including Canada) to the EuropaCorp-produced action/thriller FROM PARIS WITH LOVE. Academy Award(R) nominee John Travolta (THE...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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