Magazine article Screen International

Unfinished Akira Kurosawa Project Goes into Production

Magazine article Screen International

Unfinished Akira Kurosawa Project Goes into Production

Article excerpt

Partnership to complete director's unproduced screenplays will kick off with Samurai film Silvering Spear.

China's Zhejiang Jinke Entertainment has signed an exclusive partnership with Japan's Kurosawa Production through which it will acquire all of the unproduced screenplays of Akira Kurosawa, excluding The Masque Of The Black Death.

The first film under the deal will be Kurosawa's unfinished project Silvering Spear (working title), which will mark Jinke Entertainment's first film production.

The Masque Of The Black Death has already been optioned by China's Huayi Brothers, which is currently seeking a director for the project.

Zhejiang-based Jinke Entertainment is a leading producer of chemical materials and publisher of mobile games.

Established in 1959, Kurosawa Production holds all the rights to Kurosawa's works and has produced classic films such as Dream and Chaos. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.