China’s Tencent Boards ‘A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood’, ‘Monster Hunter’

As it continues to partner on international productions, China’s Tencent Pictures today said it has boarded a pair of upcoming titles. They include Sony/TriStar’s Mister Rogers pic A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood led by Tom Hanks as the children’s TV host. It has also become an equity partner on Constantin Film’s Monster Hunter, the fantasy action video game adaptation from the team behind Resident Evil.

Marielle Heller is directing A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood which sees a cynical journalist begrudgingly accept an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed. Matthew Rhys also stars in the film that’s inspired by the article Can You Say…Hero? by Tom Junod. The domestic release is November 22.

Monster Hunter stars Milla Jovovich and is written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. Tencent will distribute in China,

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