Magazine article Screen International

Seven Stars Forms Joint Venture with Arad Productions

Magazine article Screen International

Seven Stars Forms Joint Venture with Arad Productions

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Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Entertainment is forming a joint venture with US producer Avi Arad (The Amazing Spider-Man, Iron Man) and his company Arad Productions, to develop superhero franchise properties.

The joint venture will develop live action features, animated TV series and digital content inspired by Chinese history and mythology. The first project, Rise Of The Terracotta Warriors, is based on an original story idea by Arad and inspired by the history and mythology behind the Chinese sculptures discovered in Xian, which were created to protect China's first emperor in his afterlife.

"Avi is a copious producer of fantasy, superheroes and sci-fi as well as one of the world's top toy designers," said Wu. "I think it's important to provide the next generation with role models and Avi is the ideal partner to bring this Chinese myth to life in a multi-media environment, including a major Chinese-US co-production tent-pole movie. …

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