Signature to Acquire Latin American Distributor Particular Crowd

Production, sales and distribution banner Signature Entertainment is to acquire Latin American production and distribution outfit Particular Crowd.

Based in Los Angeles and Buenos Aires and originally set up as a label at Warner Bros. Discovery before being spun out as an independent company, Particular Crowd has achieved success in recent months with the releases of “La Extorsión” and “Casi Muerta.” Both films secured top positions at the box office for local titles and performed well on Max, where Particular Crowd’s movies are exclusively available locally under a volume deal the company has with Warner Bros. Discovery.

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Upcoming Particular Crowd projects include Brazil’s “Evidências Do Amor,” which will be released theatrically this month by Warner Bros. and “Aztec Batman: Clash of Empires,” an original Warner Bros. Animation feature that places the DC superhero against the backdrop of Mexico’s history.

Signature and Particular Crowd have collaborated on several films in recent years, including Paul Andrew Williams’s critically acclaimed and streaming chart-topping revenge thriller “Bull.” Upcoming releases from Signature’s growing slate of original productions include “Marmalade” starring Joe Keery, Camila Morrone and Aldis Hodge, as well as recently wrapped crime comedy “Riff Raff” starring Jennifer Coolidge, Ed Harris, Gabrielle Union, Lewis Pullman and Pete Davidson.

“I’ve long admired how Marc [Goldberg] and the team at Signature have developed their business to become market leaders,” said Particular Crowd head Peter Bevan, who will join the Signature senior management team as president of global strategy and distribution. “Our ambitions are aligned, and our collective strength will enable us to unlock huge potential in Latin America and beyond as we expand our slate of elevated content.”

Added Signature founder and CEO Goldberg, “We are delighted to welcome Peter and his expert team to the Signature family. Having worked together on some of our early Signature Films productions, we quickly recognized Particular Crowd as a distributor that had similar intentions and we were thrilled to agree a deal to acquire the company. Peter has joined Signature at the perfect moment, and we see him leading the charge as we look to grow further globally, beyond our core U.K. footprint.”

Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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