Exclusive Media to rep Icon library
Library totalling more than 200 titles includes What Women Want, Coriolanus, Hunger, Mean Streets and Project Nim.
Exclusive Media has inked a deal with Icon Entertainment International for sales and distribution rights to its 200+ film library.
Titles include What Women Want, Coriolanus, Hunger, Project Nim, An Ideal Husband, Mean Streets, and films from the 1960s Fu Manchu series. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The deal, negotiated by Guy East, Marc Schipper and Peter Naish of Exclusive Media with Aviv Giladi and Estelle Overs of Icon UK Group, sees Exclusive Media take over all Icon Entertainment International’s titles as well as the Majestic Films library.
Under the Majestic Films banner, originally founded by Exclusive’s East, the library includes titles such as Into The West and Henry V.
Icon had been courting buyers for the library for some months after announcing its focus on production and finance.
Guy East, co-chairman of sales and production outfit Exclusive commented: “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Icon. This new deal brings a selection of hugely popular and diverse titles to Exclusive Media and further complements our existing Exclusive Media, Hammer, Spitfire Pictures and Newmarket libraries.”
Aviv Giladi, CEO of Icon UK Group added: “We are delighted that Exclusive Media will be handling the Icon and Majestic international library. The history of the library and the Exclusive international sales portfolio makes this a good fit as we continue at Icon UK Group to focus on film finance and production.”
Lionsgate UK is handling the release of upcoming Icon titles including You’re Next, Postman Pat: The Movie and Only God Forgives and it released Walter Salles’ On the Road last summer.