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EXCLUSIVE: Beijing-based Chinese-American filmmaker Dayyan Eng (aka Wu Shixian) has signed with Paradigm. Eng most recently directed Wished, a Mandarin-language action comedy that grossed about $10.2 million in China this year. It has also seen 90M paid download and streaming hits, a big number for a comedy.
The film was made employing a mix of proven Middle Kingdom and international talent to give home audiences a Chinese movie with a Hollywood sheen.
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