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Agreement in principle to develop film and TV

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Games Workshop Group PLC
16 December 2022

16 December 2022



Games Workshop Group PLC

("Games Workshop" or the "Company")



Agreement in principle to develop film and television productions



Games Workshop is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement in principle with Amazon Content Services LLC, a subsidiary of, Inc., ("Amazon") for Amazon to develop Games Workshop's intellectual property into film and television productions and for Games Workshop to grant Amazon associated merchandising rights.


In advance of contracts being entered into, Amazon will be commencing certain development activities (such as holding preliminary discussions with writers) in order to facilitate the project. It is intended that rights will initially be granted to develop the Warhammer 40,000 universe.


Whilst the parties have reached agreement on material commercial terms, the project is wholly dependent on and subject to contracts being agreed and entered into, which the parties are working towards.


The Company makes no change to its forecast for the period ended May 2023.


A further announcement will be made in due course.



For further information, please contact:


Games Workshop Group PLC                 



Kevin Rountree, CEO

Rachel Tongue, CFO




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