New Line Cinema
New Line Film Productions Inc., often called New Line Cinema, is an American movie studio. It was founded in 1967 by Robert Shaye and Michael Lynne. It became a subsidiary of Time Warner in 1996. It was merged into the bigger studio Warner Bros. in 2008.
|Type||Subsidiary of Warner Bros.|
|When it was created||1967|
|People who started it||Robert Shaye|
|Headquarters||116 N Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048|
|Key people||Toby Emmerich|
(President / COO)
Turner Broadcasting System (1994–1996)
Time Warner (1996–2001, 2003–present)
AOL Time Warner (2001–2003)
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. (2008–present)
Home video distributionEdit
In comparison with other independent motion picture studiosEdit
Unlike other independent studios such as Orion Pictures, Carolco Pictures, or Cannon Films, New Line Cinema has grown and prospered to become one of Hollywood's major movie studios, culminating in the hit Lord of the Rings movie trilogy that brought prestige to the studio.