MySpace and News Corp. Eye Flixster

Whether this is an acquisition or more of a larger partnership deal with News Corp. is unclear

Last Updated: December 14, 2009 @ 9:54 PM

Now that the digital equivalent of a super-vac, MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta, has sucked up some decent music start-ups–Imeem and iLike–for a song, to bolster the social networking site’s efforts to expand into an entertainment portal, what’s next?

According to several sources, the News Corp. unit has turned its omnivorous attentions to Flixster, the popular social networking site for movies.
Whether this is an acquisition or more of a larger partnership deal with News Corp. digital entertainment sites is unclear. Several sources said a purchase was a possibility, while others talked about a more complex deal that did not necessarily mean a purchase.

Sources said any such deal is not imminent,

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