Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Takes Hopscotch Catalogue for OZ, NZ


SYDNEY/TORONTO: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has taken on representation for the catalogue of Entertainment One’s (eOne) Hopscotch for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Starting February 1, 2012, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (TCFHE) will distribute Hopscotch/eOne’s lineup that includes the hit Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris and We Need to Talk About Kevin, starring Tilda Swinton. Hopscotch was acquired by eOne earlier this year.

“We are extremely excited about the opportunity to represent Hopscotch/eOne in the Australia and New Zealand market," said Steven Leighton, the senior VP for Northern Europe and Asia Pacific at TCFHE. The Hopscotch product schedule reflects an exciting growth phase with a broad range of commercial theatrical releases, big brand TV franchises and quality independent and straight to DVD releases that will complement the Fox product portfolio, and give us a tremendous foundation for business success. Hopscotch has a passion for marketing and promotion that will support Fox’s ability to sell-in and widely distribute the product.”

“We are excited at the enormous growth that lies ahead,” added Jude Troy, the managing director of Hopscotch/eOne’s home entertainment division. We are confident the partnership with Fox will strengthen our position in the marketplace and support us in the expansion. We feel the commercial and cultural fit is the right one to take us to the next level.”