'The Mermaid' Producer Bill Borden on Filmmaking in China

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Bill Borden got his start in Hollywood as Mel Brooks' assistant. A veteran producer, his credits include the Disney Channel mega-hit, High School Musical. But he's also spent a lot of time in China, collaborating with directors like Stephen Chow, whose film The Mermaid is China's biggest box office hit ever. China is adding new screens at a furious pace and young people there still love to go to the movies. Producer Bill Borden tells us about Hollywood's quest to tap into the massive Chinese box office.

Photo: Producer Bill Borden, Courtesy of Maxine Leonard Marketing & Publicity



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