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Warner Bros. in talks to produce local language movies in China through joint venture

Warner Bros. in talks to produce local language movies in China through joint venture

In a bid to expand its presence in the world's second largest film market, Warner Bros. is in talks to produce local language movies in China through a joint venture with a state-backed investment fund. Warner Bros., the studio behind the Harry Potter and Batman movies, is in discussions to form a joint venture China Media Capital to produce films for the Chinese market, said a person familiar with the talks who asked not to be identified because the discussions were confidential. Although other studios including Fox and Disney have signed deals to produce local language movies and TV shows in China, the proposed Warner Bros. joint venture is among the most ambitious to date for a...

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