AFM: Download THR's Day 1 'Daily'
In Day 1 of THR's AFM Daily, The Weinstein Co. holds Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' script for ransom, China mulls raising its quota on film imports, and red-hot Chadwick Boseman signs on to star in 'Message From the King'
Quentin Tarantino Forcing Hateful Eight Investors to Read Script in Weinstein Lockdown
Potential buyers looking to invest must score an invite to read the revised screenplay and make a 20-minute trek from AFM headquarters in Santa Monica to Beverly Hills. Read the story here.
AFM: New Black Panther Chadwick Boseman to Star in Thriller Message From the King
Entertainment One and The Ink Factory are co-producing the project in which a man has one week to find his sister's killer. Read the story here.
AFM: China to Relax Film Quotas?
China is on track to lift its quota system restricting foreign movie imports to 34 titles a year in February 2017, and may expand by possibly 10 the number of non-Hollywood movies allowed into China in the meantime. Read the story here.