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Momentum, Paramount in a six-film deal

MUMBAI: UK-based distributor Momentum Pictures and Paramount Pictures International have struck a six-film deal by which the latter will book the films while Momentum will handle marketing and publicity of them.

Under the terms of their deal, the two will collaborate on the release in the UK theatrical marketplace of six high profile US films like Law Abiding Citizen and The Rebound from The Film Department, The Crazies from Overture/Paramount Vantage International and Dear John, The Season Of The Witch and The Fighter from Relativity Media.

Said, Paramount Pictures President Andrew Cripps, "The six-picture deal with Momentum and has no long-term implications for either of us and we look forward to working with them on these six exciting projects."

The Crazies is slated to be the first film released under the new Paramount/Momentum banner that is set to go out in UK cinemas on 26 February next year.

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