LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Aussie film outfit Village Roadshow Pictures Group has merged with Concord Music Group to more efficiently leverage their film and music assets.
According to Reuters, the new company, to be known as Village Roadshow Entertainment Group will be headed up by former Village CEO Greg Basser.
Expect Concord's catalog, which includes artists like Ray Charles and Miles Davis, to start appearing not only in Village Roadshow movies but also on the radio stations, cinemas and possibly even the theme parks the company manages. Village Roadshow has produced more than 8.2 billion in worldwide ticket sales with 57 movies, including "Happy Feet" and "I am Legend." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers