Magazine article Screen International

Channel 4 to Make Up to £15M from 'Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri'

Magazine article Screen International

Channel 4 to Make Up to £15M from 'Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri'

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Martin McDonagh’s Oscar-winning dramedy has so far grossed nearly $150m worldwide.

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

Channel 4 is set to make between £10m and £15m in revenue this year from Oscar-winning movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Martin McDonagh’s film is a 50/50 joint production between Film4, the movie arm of Channel 4, and Fox Searchlight.

The film’s budget was around $15m (£10.7m) and it has so far grossed nearly $150m (£107m) worldwide.

C4 is not due to publish the revenues generated from the film until its annual report in May 2019, but sources have suggested that it could be worth around £10m-£15m to its bottom line.

The most profitable film to the broadcaster to date was 2011’s The Inbetweeners, which increased revenues to its 4Rights DVD unit by £17.8m.

The spin-off grossed £45m in the box office and sold more than 2 million DVDs. …

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