New Line Cinema
|Subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company|
|Headquarters||116 N Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048|
(President / COO)
|Owner||The Walt Disney Company|
Turner Broadcasting System (1994–1996)
The Walt Disney Company (2002–present)
New Line Film Productions Inc., often called New Line Cinema, is an American movie studio. It was founded in 1980 by Robert Shaye and Michael Lynne. It became a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company in 1996. It was merged into the bigger studio Warner Bros. in 2008.
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In comparison with other independent motion picture studios[change | change source]
Unlike other independent studios such as Orion Pictures, New Line Cinema has grown and prospered to become one of Hollywood's major movie studios, culminating in the hit Lord of the Rings movie trilogy that brought prestige to the studio.