Headlines from China: China Saw Record Low January Box Office Since 2015

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China box office totaled 3.37 billion yuan ($500 million) in January, down 32.1% compared to the same period last year. This is the lowest January box office figure since 2015. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Sci-Fi Movie ‘The Wandering Earth’ to Open in North America in February

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The so-called first Chinese science-fiction blockbuster has been set to release in North America on February 8. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Projected to Make No More than $45 M in China

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WeChat media account "yiqipaidianying" projects that the total China box office of the film will not exceed 300 million yuan ($45 million). Read More

Anime Series on Karl Marx Debuts to Mixed Reviews

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On streaming site Bilibili, netizens are talking more about the German philosopher’s looks and less about his ideas. Read More

Headlines from China: 80% of Movie Theme Parks Are Losing Money

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Before 2018, movie theme park was a trendy sector that many top film companies, such as Huayi Brothers, Beijing Enlight Media and Wanda Pictures, were eager to tap into. That's not the case anymore. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Chinese Capital Behind the Oscar Nominees

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After "Green Book" was nominated for the Best Picture Award by the 91st Academy Awards, its Chinese co-producer Alibaba Pictures received lots of attention in China. However, Alibaba Pictures is not the first Chinese company that involved in Oscar-nominated films. Read More

WeChat Blocks Douyin Registration as Social Media App Spat Escalates

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The dispute between Bytedance and Tencent has escalated over the past year as they fight for the attention of China’s netizens. Read More

Headlines from China: Variety Shows and Brands Drop Wu Xiubo Amid ‘Break-up Fee’ Controversy

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Many variety shows that feature Wu have been canceled or will be reshot. Wu have also been removed from many brand websites as a brand ambassador Read More

NetEase to Limit the Amount of Time China’s Youth Spend Gaming

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Chinese giant NetEase Games has for the first time moved to limit the amount of time China’s youth spend playing its games, highlighting the increased scrutiny of the country’s gaming sector. Read More

Headlines from China: Huayi Brothers Takes A $103 Million Loan from Alibaba Pictures

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Alibaba Pictures announced that its affiliated company Beijing Asian Union Culture and Media Investment Ltd. would make a five-year loan of 700 million yuan (US$ 103 million) to Huayi Brothers. Read More