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Corus buys majority stake in Aircraft Pictures


TORONTO — Corus Entertainment announced today it has purchased a majority stake in Aircraft Pictures Limited, an Academy Award- and Emmy Award-nominated production company founded in 2005 by Canadian producers Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen, who are the company’s co-presidents. Aircraft Pictures produces scripted content for kids, families and young adults. Recent projects include the Oscar-nominated animated feature film The Breadwinner in 2017, the Emmy-nominated live-action series Holly Hobbie for Hulu, three TV movies based on the Bruno & Boots book series by Canadian young adult fiction icon Gordon Korman, which first aired on YTV in 2017, and the recently...