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http://www.quantummedia.com/industry-news/disney-plays-hardball-with-theaters | Printed on: November 22, 2017

Industry News

Disney plays hardball with theaters

November 3, 2017

Disney is demanding that theater owners agree to terms described by some as “onerous” before they can screen “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in December. While some details of the agreement are secret, Disney will receive a record-setting 65 percent of ticket sale revenue and is requiring that the film be shown for four weeks in the largest theater in each multiplex. Failure to comply risks significant—and unusual—financial penalties. Read more here.


 

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