Rupert and Wendi Murdoch walk Miles to redeem the family name

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Here’s someone I bet you all didn’t think we’d hear from again, ‘Ashleigh’ – she was the Liv before there was a Liv, remember? Both pretty laddies!

Anyway, Ash sent over a nice piece today on what sounds like an interesting adaption. She’s without a login and author credentials at the moment, but here’s the goods under my Jane Hancock… read on! :

Sony Pictures is on the brink of a deal that will see Wendi Murdoch’s latest film distributed by a company other than husband Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, THR says.
Florence Sloan (wife of former MGM chief Harry Sloan) will team up with Wendi Murdoch to produce “Journey of a Thousand Miles”, the silver-screen adaptation of Chinese pianist Lang Lang’s memoir.
Although first whispers of a deal between Murdoch and Sony appeared in The New York Times, The Hollywood reporter today confirmed news of a potential deal between the two.
“Journey of a Thousand Miles” chronicles Lang’s journey to becoming a top pianist and the challenges he faced from his family and Chinese culture in doing so.
The film is the second producing project Murdoch and Sloan have embarked on together; in 2011 the pair produced “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan”, which was distributed by News Corp’s Fox Searchlight. Ashleigh

Rupert Murdoch, now there’s a man that needs a more positive… something, surrounding his name. Maybe this is his way to emerge from being split black!?