'Zohan' TV rights go to FX

Network to pay about 12% of total domestic boxoffice

FX has acquired rights to the Adam Sandler feature film "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" from Sony.

Sources said the network will pay about 12% of total domestic boxoffice for the film, which had earned $84 million through the weekend after 2 1/2 weeks in release. The movie opened June 6 with $38.5 million.

FX's rights to the movie will kick in in late 2010, and Sony has retained the right to carve out a broadcast window within the network's four-year license term.

FX declined comment Tuesday.
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