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Relativity and Alliance Renew Distribution Partnership; Limitless, Haywire and Immortals Up Next

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood February 4, 2011 at 8:10AM

Relativity Media and Canadian Alliance Films have renewed their output deal through 2015. Alliance Films president Charles Layton says Relativity "consists of great guys, partners and entrepreneurs.  We look forward to helping them build Relativity in the coming years.”
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Relativity Media and Canadian Alliance Films have renewed their output deal through 2015. Alliance Films president Charles Layton says Relativity "consists of great guys, partners and entrepreneurs.  We look forward to helping them build Relativity in the coming years.”

Each of Relativity's single-picture productions and acquisitions will be handled by Alliance in Canada and Momentum Pictures in the UK. Relativity and Alliance's 2008 three-year deal yielded The Fighter, Season of the Witch, Dear John and Brothers (the remake of Susanne Bier's Danish Brødre). Upcoming are the films Limitless, which stars Bradley Copper, Abbie Cornish and Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh's Haywire, and Immortals (starring new Superman Henry Cavill) .

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.