STX Entertainment founded by Robert Simonds JR. is the next-generation media company, the Tencent Pictures, is the fast-expanding film and television company. It is China’s internet and social media giant. Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan’s run a company named as Free Association. It is also a production company.
This company has made a proclamation for partnership in co-producing a film adaptation of the mega-hit “Zombie Brother,”. It is the top title on Tencent Pictures digital comics and animation platform.
This digital comic book has become way too famous and has already collected more than 17 billion views. They have collected these views for their 348 episode. Also, the animated series has attracted approximately more than 3.7 billion views in its first two seasons. The company is also into a mobile game and also in a popular stage play. The stage play also has an achievement breaking run of sold out shows across the region.
About STX Entertainment
STX Entertainment in to producing, marketing and distributing universally resonant content over all the platforms. The company focuses particularly on bridging the U.S. and Chinese markets. Tencent is the early investor of STX and has been also its strategic partner.
In an interview, Edward Cheng, Vice President of Tencent and CEO of Tencent Pictures said that, “We are thrilled to be joining forces with STX Entertainment on one of Tencent Animation and Comics’ excellent properties, ‘Zombie Brother.’ Also, It has been a pleasure to explore the new and upcoming possibilities with STX. We are a team with our gifted producers at Free Association, and we look forward in bringing ‘Zombie Brother’ as a unique fun and fresh film for the enjoyment of the audience all over”.
Peter Kiernan of Free Association reverted back in an interview when asked about this collaboration saying, “We’ve long been inspired by STX’s commitment to high quality story telling that authentically speaks to audiences on both sides of the Pacific. We cannot imagine tp have more better partners than these and we will continue to work with Edward, Howard and the wonderful Tencent team. It is surely a great pleasure to welcome them to the ‘Zombie Brother’ party,”. We are much more than happy with this collaboration.
STXfilms will distributes the films in domestic countries whereas the Tencent Pictures has the responsibility to distribute it in China. The producers of Tencent Pictures are Edward Cheng, Howard Chen, and Conor Zorn. The producers of Free Association are Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin, Peter Kiernan and Michael Parets and Chairman Adam Fogelson and head of production Sam Brown will oversee the film for the STX Entertainment.