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Chinese gaming company acquires Kurosawa’s untouched works

Chinese gaming company acquires Kurosawa’s untouched works

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Looks like the untouched screenplays of Japanese film legend Akira Kurosawa could finally be making their way to the big screen. At a press event at the Cannes Film Festival today, Chinese gaming company Jinke Entertainment declared that it has acquired the rights to nine un-filmed Kurosawa works from Kurosawa Production Co., the Tokyo-based firm dedicated to promoting and protecting the filmmaker's legacy. The acquisition announcement in Cannes was made by Akira Kurosawa’s grandson, Takayuki Kato, who now heads up Kurosawa Production Co. "My family and I are extremely pleased to work with Jinke Entertainment on the completion of my grandfather’s film Silvering Spear," Kato said. "We look forward to giving his millions of fans around the world the chance to experience one of his final