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Sultry: Helen Mirren poses for a sexy look in 1974, aged 29, (right) and still looks just as good aged 41 in 1986 (left)
What impact would this have on the elusive Ryan Kavanaugh of Relativity Media, who has also gotten funding from Deutsche Bank, which was withdrawing from the film business?
No one should be surprised that banks are starting to demand tougher terms on these deals, which tended to favor the studios.
The credit crunch will only put more pressure on studios like Paramount to be more risk averse (like morphing Vantage into a more genre-oriented label).
Meanwhile the Weinsteins are shuffling their deck chairs to stay ahead of the financial curve: