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A 'James Bond' screenwriter says Amazon's $8 billion MGM deal gave him a 'chill' - and warns commercial interests could water down the franchise

16 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A writer of the "James Bond" films says Amazon's planned $8 billion acquisition of MGM Studios, including the 007 franchise, worries him and gave him a "chill" when announced in May.
John Logan, who co-wrote "Skyfall" and "Spectre," wrote in a New York Times op-ed Monday that he's concerned about the massive corporation's oversight of artistic projects involving Bond and what Amazon's ownership of the movies rights could do to the integrity of the character.
"What happens if a bruising corporation like Amazon begins to demand a voice in the process? What happens to...
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