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British film industry on positive path

This article was written by Saleha Way.

Film-making in the UK, by turns moribund and vibrant, appears to be on a steady positive path, with a string of hits and Warner Bros’ purchase of Leavesden Studios

The seven Golden Globe nominations for The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter, cap another good year for the British film industry.

The announcement of the nominations last week follows news that Warner Bros has bought Leavesden Studios, north of London, and will give it a £100 million (Dh567.17m) revamp. The acquisition will make Leavesden – home to all eight Harry Potter films and many other blockbusters – the first major film production base outside the US since the Second World War.

Read the rest of this article from The National.

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