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Rainbow Inks Paramount Deal

Rainbow Studio inked a deal with Paramount Pictures for its 3D feature film, Not Born to be Gladiators. Paramount will distribute the film across North America while Medusa will handle distribution in Italy. Paramount parent Viacom recently acquired 30 pe

Paramount parent Viacom recently acquired 30 percent of Rainbow with plans to broadcast future Rainbow TV programming on Nickelodeon and distribute future films through Paramount. Rainbow and Paramount are currently in discussions with high profile actors for the voices of the main characters of Not Born to be Gladiators.

"It’s a big opportunity for an independent producer to get a quality 3D CGI-animated comedy to a studio level, we  hope  to represent a new step forward for European animation in terms of quality and international success," says Iginio Straffi, founder of Rainbow Studio.

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