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15 May 2001

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Hammer Entertainment Ltd and FirstSight Films Ltd are to develop and produce a slate of six feature films in the horror genre, the company announced on 12 May 2001.

The pact marks the first significant move back into feature film production for Hammer since its acquisition by a group of film industry investors last year. It also marks a further step in the establishment of FirstSight as a leading independent producer in the UK.

"By entering into this agreement with Charles Sturridge and his colleagues at FirstSight, we are clearly signalling our intent to deliver entertainment of high creative ambition within the most reliably commercial of film genres," said Hammer chairman, Larry Chrisfield.

"We are big fans of horror and even bigger fans of Hammer," said Sturridge. "We started talking to the Hammer principals as soon as they bought the company and we are thrilled to have reached agreement on this plan to deliver a slate of high-quality movies."

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