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Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 and Sony Pictures reach distribution deal
Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 and Sony Pictures reach distribution deal

Jeff Robinov's new film company, Studio 8, has signed a distribution deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the companies said on Monday. The companies said Sony will distribute up to six movies a year from the new firm. In addition, Sony will invest in Studio 8, though the companies did not disclose the financial terms of the long-in-the-works deal. Studio 8 said it is looking to secure up to $1 billion in debt and equity financing. This is the latest major investment for Studio 8 since June, when the fledgling studio announced an investment from the Chinese conglomerate Fosun International. Robinov's production house will be based on Sony's lot in Culver City. The...

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