Alibaba in talks with Sony Pictures: Report

Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks in Laguna Beach, Calif., October 27, 2014.

Lucy Nicholson | Reuters
Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks in Laguna Beach, Calif., October 27, 2014.

Alibaba Pictures, the media arm of the the Chinese e-commerce giant, is reportedly in talks with Sony Pictures to co-finance movies.

The proposed films would aim at global audiences with both English and Chinese versions, Variety reported, citing sources familiar with the discussions.

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma is in Hollywood this week meeting with several studios, the report said, adding that the company has previously discussed investing in Lionsgate.

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