Second helping of Asian classics

Coonan, Clifford; McClintock, Pamela
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/6/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 46, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the come back of more classic Asian stories to the big-screen in the United States via The Weinstein Co (TWC). The company is in final talks to sign a three-picture deal with Ziyi Zhang. The deal includes a live-action version of "Mulan" and a remake of Akira Kukrosawa's 1954 picture "The Seven Samurai." The deal fortifies TWC's relationship with the Asian motion picture industry.


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