LOS ANGELES | Cohen Media Group purchases Landmark Theatre chain
LOS ANGELES — An Oscar-winning production and distribution company is getting into the movie theater business.
Representatives from the Cohen Media Group say Tuesday the company has purchased Landmark Theatres, the nation’s largest independent theater chain.
Landmark Theatres has 252 screens in 27 cities and has been under the ownership of Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban’s 2929 Entertainment since 2003.
CMG has been behind such Oscar-nominated and winning films as “The Salesman” and “Faces Places.”
CMG founder Charles S.