Lionsgate Acquires U.S. Rights To Roland Emmerich-Directed WWII Pic ‘Midway’ / by Jenna Arnold

Lionsgate made a splashy acquisition at the Toronto Film Festival, landing U.S. distribution rights to Midway, the Roland Emmerich-directed drama about the seminal WWII battle that is a co-production between The Mark Gordon Company and Emmerich’s Centropolis Entertainment. Bona Film Group leads the financing, and Starlight Culture Entertainment Group is in talks to provided the rest. Emmerich and Harald Kloser are producing with Gordon. MGC’s Matt Jackson is also producing.


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