Shout! Factory & China’s Ace Film Acquire Roger Corman Library; Remakes Ahead

Deadline | 3/15/2018 | Nancy Tartaglione
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Shout! Factory and China-based Ace Film HK Company Limited have acquired the New Horizons Picture library from Roger and Julie Corman. The catalogue encompasses 270 Roger Corman films and an action sci-fi TV series. The partners plan on developing new content and remakes out of the vast roster that includes Rock‘N’Roll High School, Piranha, Bloodfist, Black Scorpion, Eat My Dust! and Humanoids From The Deep. The deal gives Shout all rights in North America, Europe, Australia and Russia. ACE takes China, Asia, Africa and South America.

The companies say they plan to support the titles with a long-term growth strategy that entails new content development, remakes, merchandise licensing programs, digital media initiatives and content syndication. Future endeavors on the movie/series remake of select film properties will be developed, produced and distributed either...
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