Merchant of Shanghai

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Release Date: to be announced

Production Companies:
Silver Dream Productions

Status: Pre-production (filming starts Fall 2009)

Director: Taylor Hackford

Screenwriter: Timothy J. Sexton

Genre: Bio, Drama
About the film:
The film follows Silas Hardoon, who immigrated from Baghdad to Shanghai, became a kingpin in the opium trade, and helped transform Shanghai from an obscure backwater to a major international city.

Project Timeline:
Oct. 16, 2008: Project announced. Director: Taylor Hackford, Writer: Timothy J. Sexton

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