Amazon Finally, Officially Owns MGM. Now What?

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. Amazon now owns James Bond. And RoboCop. And a few Rockys. Yes, nearly a year after it announced its $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM, the everything store finally closed the deal Thursday, saying the classic Hollywood studio “will complement Prime Video and Amazon Studios’ work in delivering a diverse offering of entertainment choices to customers.” No doubt its 4,000 films and thousands of hours of television will…

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