South Africa's Dept. of Trade and Industry (DTI) rebate has recently been reworked to pay out co-productions at key moments during the production process.
Southern Africa is emerging as a destination for runaway TV production.
Perhaps the very first made-for-vid prequel to a spinoff from a sequel to a remake, "The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior" suggests a CW television network version of a swords-and-sorcery saga.
Berlin-based X Filme has been added to the list of co-producers on Bille August's South African tale, "Goodbye Bafana," which began shooting in Cape Town last week.
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