Variety quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article on how President Trump’s looming trade war with China could impact Hollywood.
U.S. trade representatives, as noted by the publication, have been trying to negotiate a new deal with China, but those talks are at risk of being diminished by larger political conflicts.
Conner, however, said that so far China has been slow to hit back at the United States, which bodes well for the entertainment business.
“There will inevitably be ups and downs in the broad relationship of the two nations,” he said. “But the mutual stake that Hollywood and China have in the entertainment industry will continue for a long time to come.”
Read the article here.