Billy Zane is really going to watch the Titanic sink this time... or maybe he's on to something? According to the Hollywood Reporter Billy Zane has partnered with James Schramm to form Romar Entertainment, an independent distribution company that the actor said will offer an innovative business model for creators and performers - his first film, Uwe Boll's BloodRayne, which he plays a small role in.
Romar is designed to give producers a wholesale media buy along with a studio-style wide theatrical release for a fraction of what a typical distribution deal costs, Zane said. When the theatrical run is complete, the producer retains all rights and ownership of the film. "As an actor, I've never received a net point from any film I've done," Zane said. "I look forward to paying net points out to others through this radical new model."