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Wanda in talks to buy Lions Gate, MGM stakes

Its chairman also wants to acquire large theatre networks in Europe

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Mr Wang's quest to build a global movie empire comes as he says China's housing market has ended its period of rapid growth.

Hong Kong

DALIAN Wanda Group Co, which controls the second-biggest US cinema chain, is in talks to acquire a stake in film studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, billionaire chairman Wang Jianlin said.

The Beijing-based company is interested in buying control of Lions Gate, the US$4