Revolution Studios Buys Morgan Creek Library
Sixty-four titles from 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' to 'Ace Ventura' are part of the package
Revolution Studios has purchased the Morgan Creek International film library, which consists of 64 titles, including Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and the Ace Ventura and Major League franchises, the company announced today.
The deal, which was made through a competitive auction, marks the first major acquisition completed under Revolution Studios' new ownership through funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group. The library now numbers 114 motion pictures and 240 television episodes.
"Morgan Creek International's 64 titles are a perfect complement to the Revolution Studios library," Revolution CEO Vince Totino said in a statement. "Given the growth of international markets, this purchase will add significant value to the company for years to come. Revolution is actively seeking to acquire properties of similar quality as it continues to implement its new growth strategy."
"With international rights immediately available, this library positions us as a major supplier of top-quality content in the worldwide marketplace," added COO Scott Hemming.
Other titles in the Morgan Creek International library, which are available for distribution in international territories, include The Last of the Mohicans, The Good Shepherd, True Romance and Young Guns II.