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Title: Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises?
Post by: Mac on November 06, 2012, 04:27:00 pm
Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises?

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With the news that Disney has bought Lucasfilm, it's time to take a glance at the current state of play as regards franchises in Hollywood. Who distributes which film series? It's interesting to see which studios control which characters, if only so that the business-minded among you can mentally keep score at the box office each year. In terms of defining this lot, we've listed franchises that have had recent entries or which have left the door open to future instalments, so we've included Pirates Of The Caribbean, which could possibly return, but left out Harry Potter and The Matrix, which appear thoroughly wrapped up. A few of these are yet to prove their franchise status - Jack Reacher, for instance but are being designed to fit that bill, and if in doubt we've listed the UK rather than US distributor because Rule Britannia and all that. Here's the state of play...

(http://www.empireonline.com/images/uploaded/which-studios-own-which-franchises.jpg)
Title: Re: Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises?
Post by: Chiprocks1 on November 06, 2012, 05:16:57 pm
I sooooo need to buy the rights to the Terminator!!
Title: Re: Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises?
Post by: Neumatic on November 06, 2012, 10:33:24 pm
I need to tell you my plan for a two-part Terminator finale.  I hate to say it's got everything but it kinda does.  And it's designed to END so the mythology can be rebooted for the next group of guys who get the rights so they can do their own thing.