Amazon Makes Deal To Buy MGM For Nearly $8.5 Billion

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    Amazon Makes Deal To Buy MGM For Nearly $8.5 Billion

    Amazon has made a deal to purchase MGM for $8.5 billion. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption

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    Amazon has made a deal to purchase MGM for $8.5 billion.

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    Amazon has made a deal to buy Hollywood studio MGM for almost $8.5 billion dollars. It’s the second largest acquisition for the company after purchasing Whole Foods.

    The tech company already runs a film studio, Prime Video streaming service, and video game streaming site Twitch. But the MGM deal is its biggest move into entertainment. Amazon will get the rights to the Golden Age studio’s film and television library.

    With its mascot lion roaring logo, MGM made such movie classics as Singin’ In the Rain, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. MGM also owns the EPIX cable channel and runs a TV studio that produced The Handmaid’s Tale and Fargo.
    MGM also shares the James Bond movie franchise with a family that controls the 007 movies.

    Published at Wed, 26 May 2021 13:06:42 +0000

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