BBC Studios Completes Takeover Of ‘War & Peace’ & ‘Parade’s End’ Producer Lookout Point

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BBC Studios has completed its takeover of War and Peace producer Lookout Point, acquiring the 51% of the company that it does not currently own. The move comes after the commercial arm of the British public broadcaster initially bought a 35% stake in 2014 before increasing this to 49% in 2016 with the option to buy 100%. Lookout Point, which will continue to be run by joint CEOs, Simon Vaughan and Faith Penhale, will remain an independent scripted studios within the…