Turner Asia Pacific has concluded a chartering partnership with Indonesian real-estate and liberality investment company, The MAJ Group, to rise a 4.3-hectare party park in Bali. The family end will underline a island’s largest waterpark and an indoor party centre splashed with Cartoon Network theming. Slated to open in 2020, a growth will be partial of The MAJ Nusa Dua resort. There will be characters from shows including Ben 10, We Bare Bears, The Powerpuff Girls and Adventure Time. Other Cartoon Network-branded projects already protected by Turner International embody Cartoon Network Amazone in Thailand, IMG Worlds of Adventures in Dubai, Amaazia in India and Cartoon Network Wave journey ship in Asia Pacific.
Lionsgate has inked a new understanding with Australian streaming use Stan, that will residence Lionsgate array and Stars originals. Stars titles set for a SVOD use include Sweetbitter, Vida and doc array Wrong Man. The understanding also covers arriving Starz originals such as abnormal thriller The Rook, a John Wick array spinoff The Continental, and The Spanish Princess, that follows duration play The White Queen. Lionsgate array including The Royals are also lonesome by a deal.
Last month, a Finnish Film Foundation gave prolongation support to four underline films, dual general minority co-productions, 9 documentaries and 4 TV array for a sum cost of €4.5 ($5.3M). Among cinema corroborated by a Foundation were Mona, produced by Aleksi Bardy, that perceived €700k. J-P Valkeapää (The Visitor) will approach and co-write with Juhana Lumme forward of a summer 2018 shoot. Also, Marianna Films was awarded €710k for Finnish-Chinese co-production Master Cheng, scripted by Hannu Oravisto and destined and constructed by Mika Kaurismäki (The Girl King). The film, also saved by Nordisk Film TV Fond, is about a Chinese grill owners relocating to a tiny city in Finland. Shoot is due this summer.