Magazine article Variety

Autumn Sun Toons Up 'Legend' Rights

Magazine article Variety

Autumn Sun Toons Up 'Legend' Rights

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NEWLY LAUNCHED HONG Kong sales outfit Autumn Sun Company has picked up international rights to animated film "The Legend of Erlang" from Chinese studio Starry Entertainment ("Hello Mr. Billionaire"). The film, which is in production, is based on a Chinese legend and is being directed by vfx veteran Sing-Chong Foo ("Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale"), alongside Jun Cheng and Lingfei Zhang

The company has also taken Asian rights, excluding India, for Vasan Bala's martial arts film "The Man Who Feels No Pain," which recently won the People's Choice Award at Toronto's Midnight Madness strand, from Ronnie Screwvala's Indian outfit RSVP. In addition, Autumn Sun has picked up Huang Huang's high school martial arts drama "Wushu Orphan" from China's Alibaba Films and Dadi Century. The film has its world premiere at the Tokyo film festival in October.

"It's been a long time since we've seen a high-flying martial arts animated film," Autumn Sun managing director Elliot Tong said"It's a new take on an Asian myth. …

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