AMG Films Inks First-Look Deal with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group

"The Lion of Judah" will be the first film to be released under the deal, which covers television, DVD and digital rights in the U.S. and select foreign territories.

AMG Films, a division of AMG Holdings located in West Palm Beach, Fla., has signed a five-year first-look deal with the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group for television, DVD and digital rights in the U.S. and select foreign territories.

The Lion of Judah, an animated 3D feature that tells the Easter story through the eyes of several animals, will be the first film under the deal to be released to the home entertainment market by Warners. It will first play about 1,000 theaters this spring through a separate distribution deal with Rocky Mountain Pictures.

Other films that AMG is developing include An African Tale, an animated family film about jungle and plains animals overcoming their mistrust of each other; Bethlehem or Bust, a prequel to The Lion of Judah; Perfect Wave, a live-action movie telling the true story of surfer Ian McCormack; Heart of a Man, based on the story of 18th century seaman John Newton; and Our Father, a dramedy written by Gene Quintano and the late John Candy.

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