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Unforbidden Kingdom: Weintsteins Set $285 M. Slate of Asian Films



Bob and Harvey Weinstein have activated a $285 millon fund for the acquisition and development of a slate of 21 films and 10 direct-to-video titles shot and directed over the next six years in Asia.

Variety reports:

Some of the titles to be included under the fund include a live-action version of "Mulan"; a remake of "The Seven Samurai Seven Samurai (七人の侍 Shichinin no samurai "; action epic "Shanghai"; an untitled Tony Jaa Panom Yeerum (Thai: พนม ยีรัมย์; Khmer: ចាភ្ំ យីរុាំ  project; a trio of Hong Kong action films, to be shot in English, under TWC's recently announced deal with "24" producer Tony Krantz Krantz is the name of two persons:
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 and "Infernal Affairs" co-director Andrew Lau; and "Forbidden Kingdom," which marks the first onscreen on·screen or on-screen  
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 pairing of martial arts superstars Jackie Chan and Jet Li.
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Author:Tom McGeveran
Publication:The New York Observer
Date:Aug 7, 2007
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