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It’s official: Amazon is buying MGM and James Bond for $8.5 billion.

The purchase was announced during the month May 2021But he was awaiting confirmation from various competition authorities.

Operation cost 8.5 billion dollars It was finally Normal This Thursday, March 17 together with Amazon and the Metro Goldwyn MyerAfter two days European Commission He gave his consent.

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If the European Union confirms the validity of the transaction, it is not yet known whether this is the case with the American regulatory agency. US Federal Trade Commission). Information will come that shouldn’t last long.

It should be said that this invasion is significant: a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer it was It was created in 1924 And it’s one of the most important studios in history.Hollywood And American cinema especially thanks to the iconic lion.

Amazon he said. “The studio’s nearly century-old legacy — with more than 4,000 film titles, 17,000 TV episodes, 180 Oscars and 100 Emmy Awards — complements the work of Prime Video and Amazon Studios, offering customers a variety of choices.”.

This Rich catalog of movies and series It will soon complete Amazon’s offer and especially the SVoD streaming platform Main video.

through him, CEO of MGM Chris Breton announced that he is happy with this control, which comes after many months of waiting and negotiations. “MGM and its iconic brands, hit movies and television series, along with our amazing team and creative partners, are thrilled to join the Prime Video family. We’re entering the next phase of our partnership with the amazing team at Prime Video and Amazon Studios to bring viewers the best in entertainment for years to come.” it is..

Among the large-scale purchases of this download, we can count many Cult movies : 12 angry people, Basic instinctlaugh it off. Rock (And Statement of religion), Robocop, Stargate, A raging bull, Silence of the Lambs… and series like Fargo, The Handmaid’s Tale And Vikings.

The flagship of the MGM catalog is obvious. James Bond SagaSo immediately after it is released it becomes the property of Amazon Dying can wait., 25th grade The truth and the final position Daniel Craigwho made it 762 million dollars at the international box office. The adventures of British spies have garnered much attention. 7.8 billion dollars in 60 years. This will undoubtedly lead Amazon to build on the popularity of its Prime Video platform… series and upcoming movies?

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