CANNES — Malaysian production house Grand Brilliance has become a major Cannes buyer.
In only its second visit to Cannes as a buyer, company has sealed a four-picture package with Arclight Films comprising “Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon,” for Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Brunei, John McTiernan-helmed “Run,” “Storm Warning” and Eric Bana starrer “Romulus My Father.”
Company, which is making a specialty of handling the big Hong Kong-Chinese actioners, also acquired Tsui Hark’s now in production “Missing,” from Mandarin Films. At recent FilMart it was an early buyer of Peter Chan’s $40 million historical epic “The Warlords.”
Grand Brilliance, which is a subsidiary of the leading TV and print media group TV Prima, is also a producer of specialty pics including “Mukshin,” by Yasmin Ahmad, which premed at the Tokyo Fest and featured in the Berlin Fest’s Generations section.