The December resignation of ESPN chief John Skipper led to speculation of imminent harassment scandals, but the truth was far more complicated. Skipper now reveals that threats of extortion from his cocaine dealer placed both ESPN and his family in an “untenable position.”
Shout! Factory had just formed production arm Shout! Studios in November, which will allow them to not only redistribute these movies, but also potentially work on remaking and rebooting some of these properties.