Tag Archives: Rocky

Amazon reaches agreement to acquire MGM Studios in $8.45bn deal

Amazon has reached a deal to acquire MGM Studios for $8.45 billion, the second largest acquisition ever for the online goliath and one that sees Amazon take up MGM’s vast catalogue of some 4,000 films and blockbuster franchises, including James Bond. The deal represents a major milestone in the tech …

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Fanattik steps into the ring with Rocky as the iconic film franchise celebrates 45 years

The pop culture specialist, Fanattik, has signed a pan-European gift and homewares partnership with MGM for the iconic Rocky franchise in a deal brokered by the studio’s local UK agent, Rocket Licensing. The new collection, spanning home decor, glassware, barware, gifts, and collectables, will debut later this year in time …

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Rising Up: MGM Studios on how 45 years later the Rocky franchise is still packing a punch

The trumpets, the grey tracksuit, the run up the stairs and the timeless story of David vs Goliath, the underdog with the eye of the tiger; there’s very little about the Rocky franchise that isn’t iconic. It’s difficult to believe that it’s been… [checks notes]… 45 years since Sylvester Stallone …

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MGM to bring Rocky and Legally Blonde to live concerts with TCG Entertainment

The film, television, and entertainment production unit, MGM has partnered with TCG Entertainment, a leading producer of touring live productions, to launch a new live Films in Concert Series featuring Rocky and Legally Blonde. Set for a summer 2021 launch, the partnership will mark the first time that audiences around …

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Hollywood to the high street: MGM on its expanding global licensing programme

The iconic movie studio, best known for properties like James Bond, Rocky, and Pink Panther has got some pretty big plans for the global licensing space this year and beyond. Licensing.biz sits down with MGM’s executive vice president of global consumer products, Robert Marick to learn more… How have the …

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