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New Line Cinema

American film studio and distributor

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.[1]

New Line Cinema Productions Inc.
TypeSubsidiary of Warner Bros.
When it was created1967
People who started itRobert Shaye
Michael Lynne
Headquarters116 N Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Key peopleToby Emmerich
(President / COO)
Things madeMovies
Owner(s)Time Warner
ParentIndependent (1967–1994)
Turner Broadcasting System (1994–1996)
Time Warner (1996–2001, 2003–present)
AOL Time Warner (2001–2003)
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. (2008–present)

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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.



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