Hollywood Reporter – Shanghai: Chinese Theater Giant Dadi Takes Stake in Tom Cruise’s ‘American Made’ (Exclusive)

PCV notes that Chinese companies buying stakes in Hollywood productions is becoming more common. On Monday, Dadi’s major rival, Wanda, took a stake in the new ‘Transformers’ movie.

June 21, 2017

‘Tom Cruise’s next major theatrical outing is getting more support in China.

Chinese exhibition giant Dadi Media Group has taken a stake in American Made, the upcoming crime thriller from Universal Pictures.

Directed by Doug Liman, the film stars Cruise as real-life American pilot and hustler Barry Seal, who ran drugs in the 1980s for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar before getting recruited by the CIA for one of the biggest covert operations in history.’

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