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SoftBank to invest $250 million in Legendary Entertainment
SoftBank to invest $250 million in Legendary Entertainment

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Corp. is investing $250 million in Legendary Entertainment, the companies said on Thursday. As part of the deal, the two firms will create a joint venture focused on digital content, particularly with audiences in China and India in mind. The agreement gives Legendary -- which has recently made films including "Godzilla" and "300: Rise of an Empire" -- a big global partner as it tries to reach audiences outside the U.S. With its investment, SoftBank gets a stake in Hollywood and access to content. The move follows speculation earlier this week that SoftBank might buy DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind "Shrek" and...

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