After months of speculation, UK distributor Icon Film Distribution and its backer New Sparta has been sold to home entertainment specialists Kaleidoscope and main investor Schneider Media Investments (SMI).
The news was confirmed to Screen by Icon head of distribution Zak Brilliant, who has left the company today (7 March).
Deal - Number - Misfires - Icon - Company
The deal follows a number of misfires for Icon. The company’s early hits included horrors The Babadook and It Follows but expensive disappointments since then have included Russell Crowe-Ryan Gosling starrer The Nice Guys,...