Russia Eyes Foreign Pix Quota That Would Hit Hollywood Movies Hardest

Originally posted on Variety:

LONDON — Russian lawmakers will consider a bill that proposes a 50% cap on foreign film releases in the country.

The bill, which has been introduced in the Russian Duma by deputy Robert Shlegel, would hit Hollywood pics hardest as they account for 70% of Russia’s $1.3 billion box office.

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