Magazine article Screen International

Filmart: Fox Networks Group Asia, Mm2 Asia to Co-Produce Six Chinese-Language Titles

Magazine article Screen International

Filmart: Fox Networks Group Asia, Mm2 Asia to Co-Produce Six Chinese-Language Titles

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The company is taking pay-TV and digital rights to the mm2 Asia productions.

‘More Than Blue’

Fox Networks Groups Asia (FNGA) has come on board as co-producer to six Chinese-language films produced by Singapore-headquartered mm2 Asia and featuring rising talents from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan.

FNGA will have the exclusive pay-TV broadcast and digital rights to the films, which will be aired on Star Chinese Movies and streaming platform FOX+.

Two of the titles are from Taiwan: Welcome To The Happy Days director Gavin Lin’s More Than Blue, which features popular Taiwanese idols Jasper Liu and Ivy Chen in a remake of the Korean romance of the same title; and Tommy Yu’s Girls, Be Ambitious! about two former adult film stars who are forced into erotic wrestling.

Two are Cantonese-language features from Hong Kong: boxing fantasy 1 Sec Champ by Chiu Sin Hang, who co-directed 2017 release Vampire Cleanup Department; and horror film Walk With Me, starring Michelle Wai and Qi Yuwu and directed by Malaysia-based filmmaker Ryon Lee (Show Me Your Love). …

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