Hollywood Revisits Battle of Midway—With Backing From China
Director Roland Emmerich had trouble finding financing for his movie about the 1942 battle of Midway. Then his agents suggested he seek funds in China.
$98m Midway movie financed by China. "World War II narratives from Hollywood have gained traction in China—particularly when a Chinese subplot is available and Japan loses the fight."
Not surprised considering where the funding came from.
Daniel W. Drezner
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A movie about the 1942 battle for Midway was having trouble getting off the ground. Then Chinese money arrived.