Chinese conglomerate Fosun will provide the bulk of financing while Huayi Brothers may also invest in the former Warner Bros. executive's Studio 8, which will distribute its films through Sony.
Kaz Hirai again reiterated that entertainment is a core business and emphasized the company's increasing focus on the growing TV production sector, but didn't mention movie production during a presentation. Read more
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