Danny Boyle inks 3-year deal with Fox Searchlight, Pathe Pictures

June 12th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI  

Slumdog Millionaire Washington, June 12 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has signed a three-year producing deal with Fox Searchlight and Pathe Pictures, which will co-finance and co-distribute the British filmmaker’s future films.

Both Fox Searchlight and Pathe Pictures played a crucial role in propelling the Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ to worldwide success, reports Variety.

Under the terms of the deal, Searchlight will distribute in the U.S. and a number of foreign territories not handled by Pathe.

Pathe will distribute in territories including the U.K., France, Ireland and Switzerland.

Boyle has strong connections to both companies. (ANI)

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