Independent Movie Pioneer Roger Corman, 91, Sells His Film Library

Mar 15, 2018  •  Post A Comment

Legendary indie film producer and director Roger Corman, 91, has inked a deal giving the rights to his New Horizons Pictures library to Shout! Factory and China-based Ace Film, Variety reports.

The library encompasses 270 Roger Corman films and an action sci-fi TV series, the story reports. The price was not disclosed.

“This deal grants Shout! Factory all rights to the New Horizons library in North America, Europe, Australia, and Russia. ACE secured all rights for China, Asia, Africa, and South America,” Variety notes.

Among the titles are “Rock‘N’Roll High School,” “Battle Beyond the Stars,” “Piranha,” “Galaxy of Terror,” “Bloodfist,” “Black Scorpion,” “Eat My Dust!,” “Humanoids from the Deep,” “Slumber Party Massacre” and “Forbidden World.”

“The companies said they plan to support the 270 titles with a long-term growth strategy that entails new content development, remakes, merchandise licensing programs, digital media initiatives, and content syndication (streaming, TV, EST, and VOD) to domestic and international territories,” Variety reports.

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