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TNT Buys Rights to ‘Basterds’

Some good news for the beleaguered Weinstein Co.

 

Some good news for the beleaguered Weinstein Co. as it has sold the rights to "Inglourious Basterds" to Time Warner’s basic cable network TNT.
 
Though terms were not disclosed, typically these deals are based on a percentage of the box office with a cap, which means that a movie that makes $250 million at the box office could go for the same that a movie that pulls in $150 million does. The most TNT is likely to have paid for "Inglourious Basterds" is around $15 million. So far, "Inglourious Basterds" has taken in more than $110 million in U.S. box office, making it director Quentin Tarantino’s biggest hit.

 

 

Read more at the Los Angeles Times.