Horror fans have had the pleasure of watching Shout! Factory branch out into the realms of theatrical distribution and original content development in recent years, and they're continuing to push forward in an exciting direction with their acquisition (along with Ace
Film Hk) of 270 movies from Roger and Julie Corman
's New Horizons Picture library.
In the colossal deal approved by Roger and Julie Corman, Shout! Factory acquired all North American, European, Australian, and Russian rights to 270 movies (and one action sci-fi TV series) from the New Horizons
library, while Ace Film Hk picked up the rights for those same titles in China, Asia, Africa, and South America. These rights include the ability to remake, expand upon, and syndicate the 270 titles, which include Slumber Party Massacre, Piranha
(1978), Galaxy of Terror
, Humanoids from the Deep
, Forbidden World
, Battle Beyond the Stars
, and many more horror, action, and sci-fi films.
To learn more about the acquisition,