Why Thomas Tull’s China Deal Strengthens His Hand With Warner Bros. (Video)

Legendary announced the first deal to make tentpole movies with China Film Group

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

A major new deal between Thomas Tull‘s Legendary East and the China government-backed China Film Company represents a new kind of collaboration between Hollywood and the fastest-growing movie market in the world.

Legendary on Thursday announced plans to coproduce tentpole pictures with China Fiilm Group, the  first long-term, multi-year deal between the state-backed producer and distributor of Chinese content and a Chinese or international partner. WaxWord analyzes the deal and its implications for Tull’s talks to renew his deal at Warner Brothers.

Also read: Legendary East and China Film Co. Sign Multi-Year Deal to Produce Tentpole Films

Video by Rebecca Rosenberg

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