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No More Emoji Acting Please, Angelababy

The Communist Party of China’s newspaper once again criticizes the performances of young actors.
By |January 20th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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Seven More Hollywood Sci-Fi Films Could Be Heading to China in 2017

In a year of Hollywood sequels, China could be seeing a lot more Western science fiction at its cinemas in 2017.
By |January 19th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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China and Hollywood Panel: January 19 in Los Angeles

China Law Blog's Mathew Alderon's panel will focus on how to work within China’s legal system on new productions and on how to deal with the unique challenges China presents when doing productions there.
By |January 19th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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Is US$2.4 Billion Enough to Redeem Cash-Strapped LeEco?

China real estate titan Sunac China Holdings Ltd. will become LeEco's second-largest shareholder after leading RMB 16.8 billion (US$2.4 billion) in fresh funding.
By |January 19th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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China, Russia Team up to Take on ‘The Avengers’ with Communist Superheroes

Guardians by Russian-Armenian director Sarik Andreasyan is being billed as Russia’s answer to Marvel’s superhero adventures.
By |January 16th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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Is This 22-year-old Australian Actress Disney’s Choice for Mulan?

Chinese social media is abuzz with speculation that 22-year-old Australian actress Natasha Liu Bordizzo has scored the role of Hua Mulan in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation.
By |January 16th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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China’s First Big Gay Movie Passes Censors Again

For the second time ever, China's movie regulators have approved the release of a film featuring gay central characters -- but in this case, that approval is for the same movie.
By |January 13th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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January May Be a Great Month for Hollywood Movies in China

For the first month of the year, normally the Chinese market serves as a dumping ground for foreign films that have bombed overseas and are bought, on the cheap, by local distributors looking to turn a modest profit.
By |January 12th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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The Animated Film Industry is Taking off in China with Help from South Korea and Japan

Following the biggest year for animation ever at China's box office, Japanese and South Korean amimators are looking to cash in on the Chinese cinema market.
By |January 11th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|
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Chinese Publishers Turn to TV as Book Profits Spiral

More striking than Qin’s Holmesian knack for solving cases is that, unlike most of its competition, Dr. Qin is not the work of a seasoned web TV production company. Instead, it is the fruit of a new generation of TV producers in China: book publishers.
By |January 11th, 2017|Featured Stories, News|