James Moore: A track record worth taking to the movies

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Outlook What on earth has Peppa Pig, a fun loving porker with a predilection for lots of mud, got to do with the notorious film director Quentin Tarantino, who has a predilection for spattering his films with lots of blood? And guts and gore and bad language.

And what have either of them got in common with the Twilight film franchise whose main characters prefer drinking blood to spilling it?

The Canadian company Entertainment One is listed in London but its returns are pure Hollywood. It has an interest in all of the above, whether through owning the characters or distributing the films. Getting your hands on that many hits takes rare skill in an industry which has tended to serve the talent much better than the investors. Best get in quick before its star starts to fall.