Hammer Films founds a new studio to restore horror classics and make new ones

Hammer Films has joined forces with Network Distributing to create a new studio that represents the latest evolution of the film production company.

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The Hammer Films, thanks to the collaboration with Network Distributing, he has just founded a new study called Hammer Studios Ltd – the latest evolution of the iconic British film production company will be primarily focused on restoring horror classics and making new ones.

Cushing in a scene from The Frankenstein Mask

The celebrated production company is responsible for bringing horror literary classics such as Dracula, Frankenstein and The Mummy to the big screen and for transforming actors such as Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Ingrid Pitt into true horror icons.

About the new firm Tim Beddows, managing director of Network Distributing, said: “This partnership represents a tremendous opportunity to combine the incredible Hammer library with the Network infrastructure. As we work to restore the entire catalog so that new generations can discover old classics, we are equally enthusiastic about developing new productions that fit into the ‘Hammer canon.‘”.

Peter Cushing with Melissa Stribling and Michael Gough in a scene from the film Dracula, the vampire

Peter Cushing with Melissa Stribling and Michael Gough in a scene from the film Dracula, the vampire

This new partnership will allow us not only to restore the classic Hammers, but also to distribute them on various media“Instead, explained Simon Oakes, the CEO of Hammer.”We will also be able to create new content. We will expand our reign with the legacy of Britain’s most iconic film brand, founded in 1934 and still alive and well in 2021..”

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