Magazine article Screen International

SK Global, Hairun Back Stephon Marbury Film

Magazine article Screen International

SK Global, Hairun Back Stephon Marbury Film

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SK Global (which launched in April 2015 as SKE Global) is financing and co-producing with China's Hairun Pictures My Other Home, which stars Marbury as himself and charts his rise to stardom, subsequent troubles with the NBA, and ultimate transition to playing professional basketball in China.

China's Larry Yang – whose Mountain Cry just played at the Shanghai International Film Festival – is directing from his screenplay.

The producers have applied for official Chinese-US co-production status and shooting is underway in Beijing before a move to New York at the end of the month. Marbury played 15 seasons in the NBA and currently plies his trade for the Beijing Ducks where he has helped the team to three CBA championships.

SK Global and Ivanhoe Pictures president John Penotti announced the development on Monday alongside Beijing-based Hairun Pictures producer Victoria Hon. …

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