Online giant Google is said to be engaged in talks with the would-be owners of Miramax studios, hoping to break a deal that could see the company gain digital rights to the studio’s archives.
A Google spokesperson revealed: “We’re always talking to the studios about different things and Disney remains a valuable YouTube partner. Outside of that, we don’t comment on rumour or speculation.”
The sale, which includes the rights to than 700 films, such as The Queen, The Diving Bell And The Butterfly, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction and No Country For Old Men, as well as the Miramax name, is expected to close by 10 December.
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