Wanda Fire Sale Continues With Sputtering Sports Unit IPO, Studio Stake Sale Talks

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After raising $190 million through that share sale, which was already far less than its original target, Wanda Sports Group’s new stock proceeded to tank 35.5% in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq. Read More

Bytedance Has Reportedly Acquired UK Music AI Startup, Jukedeck

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Bytedance has acquired Jukedeck, a startup in the UK which enables users to create music generated by artificial intelligence (AI) Read More

Headlines from China: Lou Ye’s New Film Starring Gong Li Enters Venice Film Festival

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Saturday Fiction, a Chinese drama movie directed by Lou Ye and starring Gong Li, has been selected into the main competition section of the 76th Venice Film Festival. Read More

Hit Web Series “The Longest Day in Chang’an” is Winning the Chinese Internet (and is Now Streaming on Amazon)

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Amid a film industry crackdown, the historically detailed Tang Dynasty epic is this summer's breakout title. Read More

Headlines from China: Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Mule’ to Release in China

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The Mule, a 2018 American film directed by Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood, has been set to release in China on August 26. The film will be screened in theatres under the banner of China’s National Alliance of Arthouse Cinemas. Read More

Tencent to Develop New Pokémon Game with The Pokémon Company

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Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group will team up with Nintendo-backed Pokémon Co. to develop a new Pokémon game, according to a statement Tencent posted on its official Weibo account for games on Monday. Read More

Headlines from China: Film Starring Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger Set for August 16 China Release

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Adventure fantasy movie The Mystery of Dragon Seal: Journey to China has been scheduled to release in China on August 16. Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda Sports to Launch US IPO This Week

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The Beijing-based Wanda Sports has had partnerships with FIFA and the Chinese Basketball Association, owns sports properties and generates revenue from events, sponsorship and media pacts Read More

TikTok Faces New Round of Scrutiny in India with IT Ministry’s Query

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India’s Ministry of Electronics and IT has requested short video app TikTok respond to a query containing 24 questions about content quality, data privacy, and age restrictions. Read More

Headlines from China: Short Video App Kuaishou Tests Long Video Feature

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Chinese short video app Kuaishou is currently testing a long-video feature, which streams videos that are longer than 57 seconds but shorter than 10 minutes. Read More