MGM quits Cold Mountain, Miramax talks to new partners
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)has withdrawn from the currently shooting Civil War epic Cold Mountain, leaving Miramax Films with the whole burden of the$80m-plus budget. Miramax is already in negotiations with other potentialpartners to co-finance the production which has now returned to Romania againafter a stint in North Carolina. Miramax confirmed that it was sole financier"for the moment" yesterday, while MGM did not return calls atpresstime.
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