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PROLIFIC COMPOSER YOSHIKI TEAMS WITH THE H COLLECTIVE

PROLIFIC COMPOSER YOSHIKI TEAMS WITH THE H COLLECTIVE ON XXX 4AND SPYCIES

The H Collective Expands Its Portfolio with First Animated Feature with Entertainment Giant IQIYI

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 21, 2019)– The H Collective has partnered with prolific Japanese composer and musician Yoshiki on the next installment in the xXx franchise, xXx 4starring Vin Diesel.  The film will feature a theme song with music written by Yoshiki.  xXx 4 is in pre-production with casting currently under way, and principal photography set to commence this year.

In addition, The H Collective has invested in its first animated feature, Spycies,an action spy comedy produced by Chinese entertainment giant iQiyi.  Yoshiki will be working on the theme song and music for the feature which has been animated in France by Lux Populi Production. Spycieswill be released in theatres across China on August 8th, 2019.

Yoshiki is a composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer, and the leader of the world-famous rock group X Japan, who has sold 30 million singles and albums combined. Yoshiki’sfilm and television credits include composing music for Saw IV, Repo! The Genetic Opera, “The Golden Globe Awards”, and the hit anime series “Attack on Titan.” After receiving the Asian Icon Award from UK’s Classic Rock Magazine, Yoshiki was chosen as the first Japanese man to appear on the cover of Vogue Japan.  Yoshiki is currently finalizing X Japan’sfirst new studio album in over 22 years.

“Yoshiki is a great friend of ours at THC and we are incredibly proud to be working with such a talent on two movies which are both global in scope,” said The H Collective CEO Nic Crawley. “Spyciesbrings together talent from the US, Japan, China and France.”

Yoshikisaid, “I’m excited to be part of the new xXxfilm and Spycies, composing the new theme songs and collaborating on the film scores.”

Yoshiki is represented by WME.

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ABOUT THE H COLLECTIVE
Launched in 2017, and with offices in Los Angeles, The H Collective is a global film finance, production, marketing and distribution company that is producing and financing a diversified slate of high-quality films with strong Franchise IP potential.  The slate includesBrightburnstarring Elizabeth Banks which Sony will release on May 24thand Christopher Cantwell’s thriller The Parts You Losestarring Aaron Paul. The H Collective acquired the rights to Aaron W. Sala’s horror thriller spec The Beast and will produce the fourth installment of the xXx franchise starring Vin Diesel.