Amazon Will Buy MGM for $8.45 Billion

The deal gives the company James Bond, and an additional 4,000 titles and 17,000 hours of television

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Add James Bond to the neverending list of things owned by Amazon.

The tech giant acquired the Hollywood studio MGM for almost $9 billion in a deal announced Wednesday morning. The Wall Street Journal first broke the news of an imminent deal on Monday.

The studio holds rights to more than 4,000 films—including the James Bond and Rocky franchises—and more than 17,000 hours of TV, including The Handmaid’s Tale, Shark Tank and Survivor.

The deal is Amazon’s second-largest acquisition ever, only behind its $13.7

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