'08 int'l plans kicked around

Thomas, Archie; Barraclough, Leo
June 2007
Daily Variety;6/28/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 62, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans being carried out by film production companies in the U.S. regarding the showdate of certain films for the year 2008 to avoid conflicts with international sport events. Warner Bros. Pictures International's distribution president, Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, said that the Beijing Olympics would affect the industry in the Asian market only. The sports events' impact is expected to be minimal since time zones differ.


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