Shout! Factory Purchases Roger Corman's New Horizons Library!!!
Who says all trash needs to be thrown away? Shout! Factory definitely doesn't think so. According to Variety, Shout! Factory and China-based Ace Film have teamed to buy the New Horizons Pictures library, encompassing 270 Roger Corman films and an action sci-fi TV series. 270 films!!!
For those of you that are too young to really to remember, Roger Corman is the mastermind behind such classic schlock films such as “Rock‘N’Roll High School,”“Piranha,”and the "Fantastic Four"(well a certain version of it). Corman, who has produced and directed over 500 films in a variety of genres, is a pioneer in independent filming.
According to Variety, "The companies said they intend to support the 270 titles with a long-term growth strategy that entails new content development, remakes, merchandise licensing programs, digital media initiatives, and content syndication (streaming, TV, EST, and VOD) to domestic and international territories."
As a huge fan of really terrible movies, I am extremely excited to see what comes from this!!!
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