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Korea’s leading film investor/distributor CJ Entertainment has signed a memorandum of understanding with Thailand’s top exhibitor Major Cineplex Group to establish a joint venture for film production and investment.
The former Focus Features CEO’s production company Symbolic Exchange has struck a first-look and strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese start-up Meridian Entertainment.
Hong Kong Focus
Hong Kong Filmart (March 21-24) is growing in importance as more international buyers and producers head to the event to conduct face-to-face business with the Asian film industry.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Avengers: Age of Ultron replaced Furious 7 at the top of the China box office in its opening week, grossing $154.63m in six days.