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Simultaneous Movie, Video Plan Irks Theater Owners

If billionaire Mark Cuban has his way, theatrical distribution may never be the same. 2929 Entertainment, the company the Dallas Mavericks owner founded with partner Todd Wagner, is determined to collapse the traditional distribution windows by simultaneously releasing films across theatrical, home video and cable. But even though the experiment has barely begun, it already is running into steely opposition from theater owners across the country.

Read the whole story at The Hollywood Reporter, via Reuters, May 27, 2005 »

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