Headlines from China: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Producer to Executive Produce Chinese Film ‘Dongji Island’

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'Dongji Island,' an upcoming Chinese war film to be directed by emerging filmmaker Yu Lei, has brought acclaimed Hollywood producers David Permut and Jay Stern on board as executive producers. Read More

Headlines from China: The New Year Holiday Season is Not about Domestic Comedies Anymore 

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The two months between late November and late January are considered one of the most important holiday seasons for China box office. Read More

LeTV’s New Q3 Numbers Paint Grim Reality For the Company

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LeTV—which has recently changed its name to New Leshi as a symbolic new beginning—did not manage to shake off the numbers that came with its former name. Read More

Reality TV Show Sends Chinese Stars Back to Acting School

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“The Birth of Actors” debuted on Zhejiang Satellite TV in October and has already received 330 million online views for just its first two episodes. The show has reignited debate on social media about the dubious acting skills of some millennial stars. Read More

Headlines from China: Yu Yongfu Officially Resigns from Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group 

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Yu Yongfu will officially step down as the Chairman of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group on December 1. Meanwhile, Yu is assigned as the head of eWTP, a new strategic investment unit to be established by Alibaba Group. Read More

10 Highest Paid Chinese Film Stars Are All Men

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It’s no surprise that Jackie Chan tops the list this year and earns an average of 80 million yuan per film. What is surprising, however, is that the first woman enters the list at number 14. Read More

Headlines From China: Tough Journey Ahead For Alibaba’s Entertainment Segment, With or Without Yu Yongfu

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It's evident that Alibaba's entertainment arm is facing various challenges, with or without Yu Yongfu. Read More

Jack Ma’s Potential Successor Reportedly to Step Down as Alibaba Pictures CEO

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Despite the buzz, the circulation of this rumor reflects the troubles Alibaba Pictures is facing: mediocre performance of a unit where the parent company had placed high hopes (and money) on. Read More

China’s Luxin-Rio Acquires Arts Alliance Media

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Arts Alliance Media (AAM), leading operational software system provider to the cinema industry, has been acquired by Shandong Luxin-Rio Visual Technology Co., Ltd. (Luxin-Rio) of Qingdao, China. Read More

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