Washington, April 19: Paramount Pictures and China Film Co Ltd have signed a deal produce the 3D fantasy-action feature film 'Marco Polo'.
China Film Co's Zhang Qiang and Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore made the announcement at the signing during the Beijing International Film Festival, Deadline.com reported.
The film adaptation will be based on the historical context of the famed 13th century explorer and will go beyond the traditional "biographic" type story by positioning it as a fantasy action movie.
The movie is set to begin shooting in Oct er in conjunction with Yuehua Entertainment, Phoenix Entertainment, and Huahua Film and Media Culture. (ANI)