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Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun
Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun

Jeff Robinov's new film company is getting a major investment from a Shanghai-based conglomerate, in the latest high-profile partnership between Chinese and Hollywood film companies. Chinese investment firm Fosun International Limited said Sunday it has signed a deal to invest in Robinov's Studio 8. Fosun said in a regulatory filing the same day that the pact will give it "significant influence" over the distribution of Studio 8's movies in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The company said it had entered the agreement on June 6. The partnership will help Robinov, the former president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group., take advantage of the booming Chinese...

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