China Actress Yao Chen Denies Refugee Call Rumors

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Chinese actress Yao Chen has denied reports she called for China to accept refugees into the country after a social media backlash over her supposed comments erupted over the weekend. Read More

Disney Unveils Its First Chinese-Language Rom-Com

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Disney’s Chinese-language film production plans took a step forward this week with the unveiling of their first ever Chinese-language romantic comedy starring Chen Bolin and "The Mermaid’s" Jelly Lin at the Shanghai International Film Festival. Read More

‘Baby Driver’ Passes Chinese Censorship

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Sony Picture’s "Baby Driver," the jukebox musical-action-crime-comedy film written and directed by Edgar Wright, has been approved to show in Chinese cinemas, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date is yet to be announced. Read More

Wanda And Tencent Team Up To Develop IP

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Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese real estate giant Dalian Wanda, is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to develop intellectual property (IP) across a range of platforms. Read More

China Movie Ticketing Service Maoyan Plans IPO: CEO

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Maoyan, China’s market-leading mobile ticketing service, is planning to go public, according to Wang Changtian, the founder, and chairman of Enlight Media, which controls the popular app. Read More

Paramount to Issue Longer, China-Only ‘Transformers’ Cut?

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"Transformers: The Last Knight," the fifth film in the series, appears to have an extra two minutes in its Chinese version. Read More

Annecy Festival Drops Chinese Film After Chinese Government Pressure

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Chinese officials pressured French animated film festival Annecy organizers to drop a Chinese film from its program, festival organizers have revealed. Read More

Xi Jinping Tells Modi He Loves ‘Dangal,’ Wants More Such Movies in China

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Bollywood’s Dangal, already the highest earning non-Hollywood foreign film in Chinese history, earned another important Chinese fan over the weekend -- China's President Xi Jinping. Read More

‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ Passes China Censorship

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Luc Besson’s sci-fi movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, reportedly France’s biggest-budgeted production ever, has been approved for cinemas in China, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date has yet to be announced. Read More

Alibaba Buys Indian Ticketing Company TicketNew

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Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm Alibaba Pictures Group has acquired a majority stake in Indian online ticketing platform TicketNew for an undisclosed amount, marking a further push into entertainment by the firm. Read More

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