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Canal + wants to invite itself to the capital of the American studio Lionsgate

2022-07-05T17:34:52.818Z

The group owned by Vivendi is also eyeing its subsidiary Starz. A way to ensure access to a catalog.



The appetite of Canal+, which wishes to set foot in Hollywood, is sharpening.

The Vivendi subsidiary is no longer eyeing only Starz, a group that owns around fifteen pay-TV channels in the United States and especially the international streaming platform StarzPlay, with nearly 35 million subscribers.

According to

Les Échos

, she also has her parent company, Lionsgate, in her sights.

Canal+ would seek to acquire "

a significant but minority

share" of the capital of the American studio behind franchises such as

Hunger Games

,

Twilight

,

John Wick

,

Orange is the New Black

,

Rambo

, but also successes such as

La La Land

or

At Knives Out

, with Daniel Craig.

It would be a question of bringing funds in addition to establishing an industrial partnership with the studio, still according to the economic daily.

Vivendi, which sold Universal Music at its peak in September and has a good cash reserve, is no doubt thinking that there are opportunities to be seized as tech stocks and…

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Source: lefigaro

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