Star Chinese Movies in exclusive movie deal with Huayi Bros

MUMBAI: Star Chinese Movies, the Chinese language movie channel under Star China, the Asian subsidiary of News Corp, has entered into an exclusive pay-TV agreement with Huayi Brothers International.

As per the deal, Star Chinese Movies has acquired the exclusive cable TV, pay-per-view and video on demand (VOD) rights of Huayi’s 2011 upcoming productions for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.
The deal will include big-budgeted titles such as the 2011 New Year release If You Are The One 2 and the animated film Old Master Q.

The newly signed deal represents an extension of collaboration between Star Chinese Movies and Huayi following earlier distribution agreement for After Shock and Detective Dee.

In addition to Huayi, Star Chinese Movies also holds exclusive output deals with Media Asia for Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as Emperor Motion Pictures for Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and the Philippines. 
These output deals provide Star Chinese Movies a slate of blockbusters including The Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, Shaolin, Let The Bullets Fly, Bruce Lee, My Brother, The Stool Pigeon and Triple Tap.

Star Chinese Movies has also obtained exclusive rights of many local box-office hits, such as Ip Man 2, Break Up Club, Seven Days in Heaven and Gallants.

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