I Know Everything - Chapter 456
Chapter 456: Regard money as dung.
The cast and film crew of ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ had just returned from the US after receiving their Golden Globes and wanted to rest for the New Year.
But due to the Oscars, CCTV sent a crew to interview the casting and others.
Then all the other TV stations also sent invitations.
If they couldn’t get the director, get the lead roles.
If they couldn’t get even a support role, Ding Lun or Shi Liyou got both invited to the show for 500k appearance fee.
They didn’t couldn’t refuse the interview from CCTV.
Of course, most of the people also accepted the invitation from the TV stations.
In this world, who could let go of money?
For example, Yang Shu’s appearance fee on Huajin TV was 2 million, Tianjing was also 2 million and Yanzhao TV was as high as 3 million.
It was just a lap in a radius less than 100km and the Yang Shu easily earned 7 million.
Not to mention the endorsement offers Yang Shu received from children’s clothes or milk was 5 million for each year and the most was a foreign owned children’s clothes company gave 10 million each year for three years.
The one that held the rain at home, Gu Shuiyao, slammed the table and let her do it!
Together with the other advertisements, they could earn 70 million in three years.
The happy couple had a great celebration about it and wondered what they did to have been blessed with such a talented daughter.
Yang Shu didn’t care about this as it was just sparing ten days per year to it at most.
The more money she made, the more respect her family would give her, which meant the more freedom she would have.
For example, for which school to study, her mother gave her the information of 5 schools and let her choose.
Zhu Mei also called Chen Huan to report him about a business proposal.
The reason was that film companies in Japan and Korea commissioned her to request Teacher Chu so they could make their own domestic version or ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’.
It meant that they would use actors from their country to make a ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ that suited them best.
The one from Korea was one of the top four film companies, CJ Entertainment, and they would give a 5 million dollars copyright fee.
The Japanese one was Shochiku Co, a veteran film company with more than 100 years of history and they gave the same bid, 5 million dollars.
It should be said that the price for such an adaptation was very high and only Oscar-level script could have such a value.
Moreover, both companies had the ability to produce blockbusters with strong connections and appeal so they had very high credibility.
If Chen Huan agreed, he could immediately get 70 million in his bank account.
Even Zhu Mei had to sign in admiration, ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ really bought Chen Huan a lot.
The fame was already at the top and there was also a net profit of hundreds of millions.
Moreover, this wasn’t all as some countries in the West would also adapt their own version of ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’.
There was also an adaptation in a TV series.
Right now, Shanhai Streaming was pondering whether they should strike while the iron was hot and make a TV series version of it.
For the TV series, you could learn from Mr. Jin Yong. As long as it was a classic, it was normal for it to be remade every two or three years.
Chen Huan thought for a while.
He had already purchased 200 million worth of Yongxing Supermarket shares and was no longer short of money so had nowhere to spend it.
But how could someone not love money?
It guarantees happiness when 70 million fall into your hands!
It was a good thing to donate it to the poor but it was often a 100 million donation, which rendered him penniless and put too much pressure on his mind.
He wasn’t Alibaba where he could donate hundreds of million in assets at will, he was donating his family’s saving while in tears.
Just when Chen Huan decided to accept it, a sound resounded in his mind.
“The intelligent system is aware of the host’s accumulating wealth mindset, just imagine that a 17 years old teenager is already thinking about retirement and stop trying, what hope would be left for this world?”
“In order to spur the host to keep moving forward, the system believes that the host shouldn’t take the 70 million adaptation fee but let them invest more in the production so as to make a better movie.”
“If the Japanese and Korea version of ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ could become the first in box office in their respective countries, then the system will give the host abundant rewards!”
“If the host insists on taking the 70 million, the system will very likely not issue any mission for the next six months.”
This f̲u̲c̲k̲i̲n̲g̲ thing!
Chen Huan had an embarrassed and yet angry laugh.
Was it easy for him to save some money?
It even wanted to take this 70 million from him?
He still received rewards when he donated before, but now there was nothing!?
Was it resenting him for not thinking about donating money as his first thought so it came to break away so no one could get the money?
Did it think he would be afraid just because it refused to give him a mission for the next 6 months!?
He was indeed afraid!
This Lord takes money as dung. Those 70 million from the Japanese and Korea are nothing to me, I don’t need it!
It’s definitely not because you threatened me, get it?
The young man comforted himself for a long time before he calmed down.
No matter what, the mission given by the system was too important.
You have to be humble when you’re trapped in an inferior situation.
Chen Huan could only tell Zhu Mei of his decision with pain.
Zhu Mei was a pure filmmaker so she praised him for that.
This deal was published in a newspaper two days later.
Japan’s Asahi Shimbun published an open letter from Shochiku Co.
Japanese people like to use the word ‘Deathly’ to express their conviction.
They said a lot in that letter, it was mostly about how they already obtained the Japanese adaptation right for ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ from Teacher Chu Liuxiang and that Teacher Chu Liuxiang didn’t ask for a single penny for the adaptation right but instead only had a single request, which was to put the money into the production of the movie to make it better.
It deeply moved them the fact that a writer at the level of Chu Liuxiang regarded money as dung just so the movie could be made better.
For this reason, they had to do great with ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ otherwise they would be sorry to Teacher Chu as well as the fans of ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’.
East Asia Daily also published an open later from CJ Entertainment.
The content was similar to the one in Japan.
They were all thankful to Teacher Chu Liuxiang for not being tempted by the high adaptation fee and wanting to spend the money on the film production so as to make a better movie.
As the first country where ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ was released, they would definitely do a good movie.
They weren’t hoping to be at the same standard as the original one but they must at least slaughter the one from Japan and get some face!
Korea had always been very straightforward with their words and even dared to say ‘slaughter the one from Japan’, which was in line with their people’s attitude toward their mortal enemy.
As soon as it was published, Japan and Korea netizens started to fight again.
Adding the dispute they already had with the Best Supporting Actor, it was like a wildfire now.
Fame had always been fought for.
More fame for you meant less fame for me.
So they could only fight each other!
It wasn’t a surprise for the war to quickly spread to the internet.
Korean said that Japan was doing a blind imitation with ludicrous effect while Japan said that Korea was having grandiose delusions.
Anyway, they all didn’t believe that the other party could make a good movie from ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ and that only them could do it.
Chen Huan watched them quarrel and felt like laughing.
He was obviously not as great as the people praised him to be.
If the film was not good after receiving so much money, some people would definitely blame it on him.
His reputation would take a hit at that time.
If he didn’t charge any money, the fans would remember his noble character and support his future works.
Japan and Korea were now Chu Liuxiang’s main oversea market for his works as they still paid every month for his works.
Would anyone blame Chu Liuxiang even if the movie failed?
It was all the others’ fault!
This was just one of the many excuses Chen Huan used to comfort himself.
Chen Huan couldn’t possibly tell everyine that it was the fault of his system and that if the people wanted to beat someone, to go find it!
Otherwise, only idiots didn’t want the 70 million!
Did you think he was crazy?
It wasn’t 7000 yuan!
It couldn’t be helped now.
Good Lord already buried the pit and Chen Huan could only deal with the aftermath!
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