China Sci-Fi Film ‘Reset’ Wins Award at Houston Festival

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Science fiction written and produced in China continues to get attention from both domestic and international audiences. Read More

Fan Bingbing Joins Cannes Jury, Makes Time Magazine List

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Fan Bingbing's fame and stature continue to increase, as one of the world's highest-paid film figures joins the 70th Cannes Film Festival jury, along with Hollywood star Will Smith, and Spanish film stalwart Pedro Almodovar. Read More

Australia Announces 14-Film, $302 Million Co-Production Slate with China

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"Guardians of the Tomb," (aka "Nest") stars Li Bingbing and Kelsey Grammer and is currently in post-production for 2017 release. Also on the slate is the Jackie Chan film "Bleeding Steel," co-starring Australian actor Callan Mulvey ("Underbelly"), now in post-production and set for release later this year. Read More

LeEco Seeks to Sell Property Assets as Cash Crunch Continues

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LeEco is seeking to sell a prime piece of real estate in Beijing's Sanlitun entertainment district, the Shimao Gongsan, that it bought in 2016 for US$420 million, according to Reuters. Read More

Apple in Beijing’s Sights Over Live Streaming

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Live-streaming apps have come under greater scrutiny from regulators, in part due to the spread of sexually suggestive or explicit performances carried by them, but also for the potential of some to showcase instances of civil unrest. Read More

CMC Capital Partners Takes Stake in CAA, Forms China Joint Venture

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CMC Capital Partners will take a stake in Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and add CMC Capital Partners Chairman Li Ruigang added to CAA's board, the global management company announced Tuesday. Read More

Beijing International Film Festival: Aamir Khan to Promote New Film, Korean Exclusion Not Political

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One of Bollywood's biggest stars is on his way to China to promote his new film, and a Chinese film official has stated that the absence of Korean titles at the Beijing International Film Festival is "not political." Read More

Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen Blacklists United Airlines

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Following the forced removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight and the accompanying internet outrage, Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen Ji-dan has stated publicly that he will never fly the US-based carrier again via his official Facebook account. Read More

More Hollywood Movies Destined for China Cinemas ‘Likely’: Report

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Just as China has been using restrictions on South Korean entertainment imports as a stick to express its displeasure over that country's preparations to deploy an American defensive missile system, permitting more Hollywood films to be imported on a revenue-sharing basis would be an easily-deployed carrot to offer the United States, as the two sides seek to improve commercial ties after their presidents met in the US last week. Read More

Beijing International Film Festival Announces Competition Films, Jury Members

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Joining actor Jean Reno (The Crimson Rivers), director Rob Minkoff (The Lion King), and jury head Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror) are Chinese actress Jiang Wenli (Farewell My Concubine), Romanian director Radu Jude (Scarred Hearts), Hong Kong director (The Illegal Immigrant), and producer Paolo del Brocco (Fire at Sea). Read More

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