Shanghai Media Group Pictures will market and distribute Arclight Films’ The Stone Forest in China.

Shanghai Media Group

Nicholas McCallum will direct the 3D action romance about an Australian student who travels to China and falls in love with a Chinese girl who is living with an ancient curse.

Southern Light Films Queensland CMW is producing the film with Arclight handling sales outside China.

CMW and Deluxe Australia are providing part of the finance, with development funding provided by Screen Queensland.

Pre-production is due to commence in July for delivery in June 2016.