It’s no secret the film industry is obsessed with sequels and remakes — China’s Monster Hunt 2 smashed local records with a $97 million one-day bow at home and Fifty Shades Freed opened to $137 million worldwide — but a global business is emerging for a different kind of adaptation, in which producers make multiple sequels of the same film, in different languages and aimed at different markets.
Globalgate Entertainment, the local-language film and TV production and financing consortium closely aligned with Lionsgate, has added The Philippines’ VivaCommunications to its worldwide network of 13 production and distribution companies.
Globalgate Entertainment has added The Philippines’ Viva Communications to its worldwide consortium of 13 production and distribution partners.
Italy’s RAI Cinema has joined Lionsgate’s local-language film consortium GlobalGate, becoming its twelfth partner..
Lionsgate’s global consortium focused on remaking local-language movies has added new partners in Brazil and Colombia.
Globalgate Entertainment, the local-language film production and financing venture that’s aligned with Lionsgate, has added new companies to the consortium. Brazil’s Paris Filmes and Colombia’s Cine Colombia are now part of the group of 11 partners that also includes Televisa, Gaumont, Nordisk, Kadokawa, Lotte, Tobis, TME and Belga. Narcos producer Dynamo Productions also is in the mix now.
Vindicating Lionsgate’s launch of the Globalgate consortium to take advantage of the popularity of local-language titles, ‘No Manches Frida’, scored a first weekend Pesos 62 million (about $3.2 million) in Mexico, the third-highest opening for a Mexican movie of all time.
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Europe is revving up its remake business. As in the U.S., where Lionsgate launched local production-distribution outfit Globalgate in 2016, the companies leading the remake effort in Europe are among those producing the continent’s most commercially aggressive international titles.
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