May 12, 2011 12:19 ET

Attention Planning Editors: Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group to Announce First U.S. Film Investment in Hollywood Ceremony

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - Marking one of the largest Chinese-based investments in a film production ever, the Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group, based in Xi'an, China, will hold a press conference to announce the signings of Antoine Fuqua, director of the Academy Award-winning film Training Day, and David Franzoni, screenwriter for Gladiator and Amistad, to helm and pen a romantic drama set in 8th century China during the Tang Dynasty and centering on the tragic love affair between Emperor Xuanzong and imperial concubine Yang Guifei.

Press conference ceremony to announce a $30 million investment by the Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group in a film to be directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni as its first major production investment.

An Zhao, chairman, Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group Antoine Fuqua, director of Training Day, Shooter and King Arthur David Franzoni, screenwriter of Gladiator, Amistad and Jumping Jack Flash

Lisa Lu, Chinese-American actress and documentary producer, screen credits include 2012, The Joy Luck Club and The Last Emperor

The agreement marks one of the largest investments by a Chinese governmental investment fund and represents the intention of the Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group to search new properties, investment opportunities and partnership agreements in Hollywood.

Thursday, May 19, 2011
10:00 AM

Los Feliz Room
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa
1755 North Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90028

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