Global buys China multiplex

GEG moves toward Chinese exhibition

HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China.

The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang.

Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing $RMB3.6 million ($521,000,) the cinema opened in Jan 2007 and achieved total box office of $525,000 in its first 14 months of operation.

GEG has announced plans to move into the exhibition sector in China which nationwide is growing at some 30% annually. Company says that film exhibition will complement its production, film distribution and artist management businesses.

GEG, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has announced a $100 million film fund, is also a backer of Ekachai Uekrongtham’s Karen Mok and Ananda Everingham-starrer “The Coffin.”

More Film

  • Durban FilmMart Celebrates Women as Industry

    Durban FilmMart Celebrates Women as Industry Still Struggles With Transformation

    HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China. The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang. Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing […]

  • MayFair, directed by Sara Blecher

    Sara Blecher’s ‘Mayfair’ Brings Feminine Gaze to Gangster Tale

    HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China. The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang. Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing […]

  • Todd Brown, XYZ Films

    African Finance Under Spotlight at Durban FilmMart  

    HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China. The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang. Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing […]

  • Ryan Reynolds'Deadpool' panel, Comic-Con International, San

    Ryan Reynolds Wants to Explore Deadpool's Bisexuality in Future Films

    HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China. The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang. Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing […]

  • Mandatory Credit: Photo by Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9243328q)From

    Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Restaurant Critic, Dies at 57

    HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China. The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang. Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing […]

  • Johnny Depp Amber Heard

    Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Appear Moments Apart at WB's Comic-Con Panel

    HONG KONG – Global Entertainment Group, one of the Hong Kong backers of Oliver Stone’s’ upcoming “W,” has bought its first multiplex in China. The aspiring mini-conglom headed by Johnny Hon, acquired the Harbin Jin An Tian Ma Cinema, a four screen complex in northern province of Heilongjiang. Bought from Mega Ally Group and costing […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content