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  1. da movies
    Letterboxd Sells Majority Stake to Canadian Finance BrosWhat’s cooler than a million dollars?
  2. tiff 2023
    TIFF Has a Whole Lot of Supply, Not Enough DemandRichard Linklater’s Hit Man went to Netflix for $20 million in the biggest deal out of the fest.
  3. sundance 2023
    A Complete List of Films Sold at Sundance 2023 (and Their Price Tags)MUBI takes on the sexy, gay “meta-comedy” Rotting in the Sun from Sebastián Silva.
  4. humor writing
    Reductress Commits to Satire of Capitalism by Being AcquiredBy Phenomenal Media, which is led by Meena Harris, Vice-President Kamala Harris’s niece.
  5. no time to buy
    Amazon Roars Its Way to $8 Billion MGM PurchaseOh, sorry, $8.45 billion.
  6. indie
    Bandcamp Acquired by Fortnite Developer Epic GamesThe latest indie to go mainstream.
  7. gaming
    Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard for $68.7 Billion Amid Sexual-Harassment SuitIt’s the biggest video-game-industry deal ever.
  8. the streaming wars
    Netflix Gets the Golden Ticket to Roald Dahl’s CatalogueOr maybe the goose that lays the golden egg? There’s a lot of money involved.
  9. no time to buy
    We’re Shaken, Not Stirred, at the News Amazon Is Eyeing MGM for $9 BillionThe studio has reportedly been exploring a sale since December.
  10. books
    Harper Acquires New Novel From Deadspin Founder Will LeitchLucky will be Leitch’s fifth book.
  11. acquisitions
    Michael Jackson’s Estate Acquires Sly and the Family Stone’s CatalogueAnother chapter in the catalogue’s royalty disputes.
  12. the industry
    Comcast Might Outbid Disney for 21st Century FoxComcast says it has prepared an all-cash offer “premium to the value of the current all-share offer from Disney.”
  13. sundance 2018
    A Movie About Teenage Girls Murdering Sexists Got the Biggest Deal at SundanceThe $10 million deal for revenge fantasy Assassination Nation is the biggest purchase of the festival.
  14. acquisitions
    Rolling Stone Has a New Owner After Penske Media Invests $100 Million ValuationPMC adds Rolling Stone to a list of titles that includes Deadline, Variety, and IndieWire.
  15. Netflix Picks Up Unfinished Orson Welles Movie The Other Side of the WindThe Other Side of the Wind was supposed to be Welles’s comeback, a movie that would outdo Citizen Kane.
  16. the industry
    Lionsgate Is Buying Starz for $4.4 BillionMay the stocks be ever in your favor.
  17. acquisitions
    J.Lo-Backed NuvoTV Outbids Diddy for FuseNuvoTV will buy Fuse for over $200 million of cash and equity.
  18. acquisitions
    The Canyons to Be Released This SummerSo close yet so far. 
  19. acquisitions
    Breaking: Disney Buys Marvel!Wow!
  20. acquisitions
    Deadline Hollywood Daily: Sold!Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood Daily has been acquired by Mail.com Media Corporation.