Amazon pays millions for Matt Damon-produced film

Tech giant Amazon has paid $10 million for the Matt Damon-produced film, "Manchester by the Sea," a movie that was made in Massachusetts.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) — which has been beefing up its streaming video service in competition with Netflix — was in a bidding war with Sony Pictures Classics, Universal, Fox Searchlight and Lionsgate for the rights to the movie.
The film stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler.
According to The Hollywood…

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