China is one of the biggest consumers of American basketball and it’s NBA stars. So it makes sense that the NBA would partner with a Chinese film company, the Shanghai Film group, to create a basketball-themed movie that stars current and former NBA stars.
Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard and Yi Jianlian, as well as former great Scottie Pippen will appear in “Amazing.” It’s the story of a fictional world known as ‘The Sixth Sense,’ which uses basketball imagery to combine the visual elements of a video game with a movie, akin to the 2010 American science fiction film ‘Tron: Legacy.’”
OH. You can check out a clip below to see if this is something you’ll be adding to your summer viewing list.
“For the NBA, this partnership with industry leader Shanghai Film Group represents an important first step to engage our fans in entertainment all across China,” said Shoemaker.
yeah… I don’t know.
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