Splendid Licenses Another Horror Film Series Exclusively to Premiere
Press release - September 12, 2006
(Cologne 12 September 2006) Splendid Film GmbH, Cologne, a 100% subsidiary of Splendid Medien AG, Cologne, has licensed another 13-part line-up of the successful series "Masters of Horror" to Premiere for exploitation on pay TV. In addition, an agreement with Premiere was signed for another six films in the action/horror genre.
Splendid and Premiere are expanding their cooperation with one more package which includes many promising titles. After the first series of "Masters of Horror" which started on Premiere in September, the German television premier of the sequel will also be broadcast exclusively on Premiere. Once again, select renowned Hollywood directors such as John Landis ("Blues Brothers," "American Werewolf"), John Carpenter ("Halloween," "The Fog"), Tobe Hooper ("Texas Chainsaw Massacre") or Joe Dante ("Gremlins"), show what really good horror is.
Moreover, Splendid Film and Premiere have concluded another licence agreement for the exploitation of six films in the action/horror/ genre, among them cinema highlights such as "An American Haunting" with Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek.
From spring 2007, Splendid Film will also have the films released as DVDs by their Home Entertainment division. The company owns all the rights in the exploitation chain to all the films (cinema/free and pay TV/home entertainment).