Iger: Disney to Produce Movies in China 'Within a Year'

Walt Disney Co. is preparing to make Disney-branded films in China and at least one will be in production within a year in what will soon be the world’s largest film market, Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger said in an interview with Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie. “We have a lot of development activity right now to make Disney-branded films in China,” he said, speaking at the 963-acre Shanghai Disney, the company’s sixth resort worldwide and its first in mainland China, that’s set to officially open June 16. “We are very far along on this process, including developing ideas, concepts for films and identifying talent to make those films.”

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