Washington, (ANI): Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has signed a three-year producing deal with Fox Searchlight and Pathe Pictures, which will co-finance and co-distribute the British filmmaker's future films. Both Fox Searchlight and Pathe Pictures played a crucial role in propelling the Boyle"s Slumdog Millionaire to worldwide success, reports Variety.
Under the terms of the deal, Searchlight will distribute in the U.S. and a number of foreign territories not handled by Pathe. Pathe will distribute in territories including the U.K., France, Ireland and Switzerland. Boyle has strong connections to both companies.