Wang Jianlin (centre) with Thomas Tull (right), CEO of Legendary Entertainment in Beijing on January 12 following an agreement for Wanda Group to purchase Legendary Entertainment for US$3.5 billion. Photo: EPA Wang Jianlin (centre) with Thomas Tull (right), CEO of Legendary Entertainment in Beijing on January 12 following an agreement for Wanda Group to purchase Legendary Entertainment for US$3.5 billion. Photo: EPA
Wang Jianlin (centre) with Thomas Tull (right), CEO of Legendary Entertainment in Beijing on January 12 following an agreement for Wanda Group to purchase Legendary Entertainment for US$3.5 billion. Photo: EPA
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Wang Jianlin’s deal for Legendary shows he means business when it comes to film

China’s richest man put his money where his mouth is in buying a major American film production house, observers say. Putting it with cinema chain he owns and film studio complex he’s building in Qingdao and you have a vertically integrated film business like Hollywood of old

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Wang Jianlin (centre) with Thomas Tull (right), CEO of Legendary Entertainment in Beijing on January 12 following an agreement for Wanda Group to purchase Legendary Entertainment for US$3.5 billion. Photo: EPA Wang Jianlin (centre) with Thomas Tull (right), CEO of Legendary Entertainment in Beijing on January 12 following an agreement for Wanda Group to purchase Legendary Entertainment for US$3.5 billion. Photo: EPA
Wang Jianlin (centre) with Thomas Tull (right), CEO of Legendary Entertainment in Beijing on January 12 following an agreement for Wanda Group to purchase Legendary Entertainment for US$3.5 billion. Photo: EPA
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