Headlines from China: ‘Mad World’ and ‘Small Talk’ Submitted to Compete for the Oscars; Maoyan and Weying Officially Merge

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Chinese language films 'Mad World' and 'Small Talk' are submitted by Hong Kong and Taiwan to compete for this year's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Read More

Building the Industry Behind China’s Unbelievable TV Shows

 /  Opinion  / 
China’s television industry is a billion-dollar business, especially with the explosive growth of online streaming sites. Read More

Alibaba Announces Live Entertainment Business Group

 /  News  / 
Alibaba announced the founding of its live entertainment business group to step up in ticketing, content creation, and live experience. Read More

Government Curbs Sink Overseas Investment in Property, Sports, Entertainment

 /  Money  / 
China’s outbound direct investment fell 41.8% year-on-year over the first eight months of 2017 in response to a government crackdown on overseas acquisitions in real estate, sports, and entertainment.  Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Passes Chinese Censorship; ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Scores China Release Date

 /  Headlines From China  / 
American neo-noir science fiction film 'Blade Runner 2049', a sequel to Ridley Scott's 'Blade Runner', has passed Chinese censorship and is expected to be imported into China for a theatrical release. Read More

Director of Gangster Movie on Trial for Threatening Promoter

 /  News  / 
Suspects accused of using GPS device and hidden camera to intimidate advertising agency that turned down rights deal. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Distributor Conquer the Chinese and Chinese American Market in North America

 /  Headlines From China  / 
This distributor made many Chinese films available in commercial theaters overseas. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Apes’ Rule With Strong Debut; ‘Spider-Man’ Holds Like a Chump

 /  Box Office  / 
War for the Planet of the Apes earned 20th Century Fox its biggest opening ever in China with an outstanding $57 million debut. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures Celebrates 2nd Anniversary, Announcing 43 Upcoming Projects 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
On September 17, Tencent Pictures celebrated its second anniversary and announced 43 upcoming projects, which consist of more than 20 TV shows and 13 films. Read More

What You Need to Know about China’s Underground Anime Fun Culture

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Bilibili might be a lesser-known name for those who are not interested in the ACG (animation, comics, and games around IP such as One Piece and Fate/stay Night) culture or live outside of China, but its impact on the Middle Kingdom is obvious. Read More

BOX OFFICE BEST

11-17 September
FILMSTHIS WEEKGROSSWEEK NO.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES61.361.31
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING34.7105.72
GEKIJO-BAN SWORD ART ONLINE: ORDINAL SCALE6.26.21
CONTRATIEMPO5.05.01
DUNKIRK3.851.33
Results: ARTISAN GATEWAY (US$ M)

MONEY ON THE MOVE

YAHOO! FINANCE
NAMEPRICECHANGECHANGE %
IMAX$31.85-0.77 -2.38%
BONA$13.630.000.00%
300027$10.490.21 2.04%
RENN$1.65-0.01 -0.90%
SINA$69.08-0.64 -0.92%

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