Russian Film Company Sues Jackie Chan and Schwarzenegger
OREANDA-NEWS With the Chinese company ChinaFilmGroup, as well as with actors Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger, they intend to collect more than 200 million rubles. Such a lawsuit was filed by the bankruptcy manager of the Russian Film Group (RFG). This is the first time that stars of this magnitude are being brought to trial in Russia.
The case in the film “The Secret of the Dragon Seal”: RFG financed the film, where ChinaFilmGroup acted as a co-producer, and Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger played episodic roles, reports Vedomosti.
The tape has already appeared on wide screens in China, but, contrary to expectations, the fees were not encouraging: the film raised $ 2.1 million over the first weekend, while its budget exceeds $ 50 million. Accordingly, a Russian company cannot receive rental income.