Magazine article Screen International

Zentropa Sets Up First Sino-Danish Co-Production

Magazine article Screen International

Zentropa Sets Up First Sino-Danish Co-Production

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Denmark?s Zentropa is joining forces with Shu Huan?s Shengwei Media and Jetavana Entertainment for the first Sino-Danish co-production, My Best Friend Andersen.

Shu is the scriptwriter of box office hits Lost In Hong Kong (2015) and Lost In Thailand (2012), which have grossed $250m and $200m respectively, ranking them at number two and number four in terms of all-time box office of Chinese films.

My Best Friend Andersen explores the fairytale universe of acclaimed Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen. The film is targeting young adults and family audiences in the Chinese market.

According to a statement: ?Shu Huan?s vision is to renew the Chinese comedy genre, using fantasy elements from the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen, and integrating the humoristic touch, which he is especially known for.?

Zentropa China CEO Rikke Ennis said: ? …

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