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Fox to Distribute MGM Catalog

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It was a venture capital purchase, one of the group being Sony.

Personally I think Sony's only interest was to attempt to control the future HD disc format. Their ownership of hollywood studios is what's still keeping the UMD movie format somewhat alive.

Edit: I bet this will have some effect on the MGM Blu-ray release dates if they are now going to be handled by Fox.
Well, they aren't entirely owned by Sony.  There are some investmenet firms involved.  I believe Sony's stake is only around 20-30%.  Didn't Sony really only want MGM to capture the rights to James Bond, Pink Panther, etc.
Seperate compnay but still owned by "Sony".  I wandering if "Sony" is trying to sell of MGM? I bet they will after the next format war (HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray DVD) is over.
I guess I misunderstood what happened to MGM.  I thought MGM had cease to be a separate company.