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mm2 Entertainment and Turner Sign Multi-Million-Dollar Co-production Deal

By InCinemas  /  16 May 2017 (Tuesday)
mm2 Asia - a producer of films and TV/online content - and Turner Asia Pacific have recently announced a multi-million-dollar deal to co-produce five movies over the next three years.

Mr Chang Long Jong, CEO of mm2 Asia, shared: “We are very happy and proud to embark on this journey with Turner. We look forward to co-producing an exciting slate of films through this landmark collaboration. As we build on our strong base in the Asia market through our movie and media investments, we will continue to forge more such win-win relationships in the future.”

The collaboration will benefit from respective areas of expertise by both mm2 Asia and Turner including production, distribution and marketing of the films.

Ricky Ow, President of Turner Asia Pacific, added: “This partnership makes a bold statement about Turner’s desire to increase its investment in local content for audiences in Southeast Asia. Together with mm2 Asia, one of the region’s top movie production companies, we’ve identified some great projects with genuine entertainment potential – and we can’t wait for them to start rolling out.”

The first film to be released under this collaboration is Wonder Boy, a biopic about the legendary singer and songwriter Dick Lee starring Benjamin Kheng, from the Singaporean band The Sam Willows. It is co-directed by Lee himself and Daniel Yam. The film is scheduled to be released theatrically on August 3, 2017.

The agreement also includes two family films and two other films from Jack Neo.
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