FX has added two more box-office hits to its theatrical portfolio. The basic cable network has closed deals for the ad-supported TV rights to this weekend’s No. 1 movie 21 Jump Street (Sony), which opened with $36.3 million, and to Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (Universal), which was No. 1 at the box-office the previous two weeks and has grossed $158.4 million to date domestically. So far this year, FX has bought the films that were No. 1 at the box-office nine of the first 11 weeks of 2012. The list includes Act Of Valor, Safe House, The Vow, Chronicle, Underworld: Awakening and Contraband.
FX Acquires '21 Jump Street' & 'The Lorax'
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