Jason Statham Linked to New China Crime Movie

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Plans for "Demon Hunter" were unveiled in Beijing on Thursday at an event attended by Chinese film officials and police representatives as well as the project’s director JJ Perry and producer Bill Borden. Read More

Director Zhang Yimou Invests in VR Theme Park

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Director Zhang Yimou's interest and presence in virtual reality are sure to boost the industry's otherwise topsy-turvy development. Read More

Jiaflix and 1905 Pictures to Produce $100 million Action-Thriller ‘Speedhunters’

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Marc Ganis, co-founder and managing director of Jiaflix Enterprises, told China Film Insider on Wednesday that the producers aim to make the $100 million action-thriller an international film with appeal around the globe, “not just highly weighted toward either China or North America. Read More

Only Five Foreign Films Set for China in April, but They’re Big

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April's imported films in China include French-Canadian animation "Snowstorm!," "Ghost In The Shell," "The Fate of the Furious," "Smurfs: The Lost Village," and Russian commie superhero blockbuster "Guardians." Read More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2’ and ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ Secure China Day and Date Releases

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Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Warner Bros’ King Arthur: Legend of the Sword have both secured day-and-date releases in China on Friday, May 5 and Friday, May 12, respectively. Read More

Why Hollywood Should Worry About The US-China Summit

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On April 6 and 7, US President Donald J. Trump and China's President Xi Jinping will convene at Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, the first-ever meeting between the two leaders. Trump has preemptively tweeted that he expects the meeting "to be a very difficult one." Hollywood should be worried about anything but a positive outcome. Read More

TCB In RMB: A Weekly Business Roundup

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SoReal, the Virtual Reality venture of acclaimed Chinese auteur Zhang Yimou opened its first concept store this past Tuesday in a 32,000 square-foot location in central Beijing. Although the company refers to it as a VR Museum, it is more like an arcade, featuring VR films, interactive VR games and other immersive experiences-- and already Chinese reports are expressing doubts regarding its commercial viability. Read More

LeEco Cash Crunch Eases With Share Transfer

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With the completion the share transfer formalities, LeEco has sold 171 million shares, or 8.56 percent of the arm’s total equity, for RMB 6.04 billion. Read More

Wanda Cinemas Rebrands as Wanda Film Holding, 2016 Profit Up 15 Percent

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Wanda Cinemas' name change indicates that the company still intends on reorganizing its entertainment assets after it shelved those plans late last year, when regulators expressed concern over the financial viability of the change. Read More

Alibaba Pictures Posts $139 Million 2016 Loss

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The company blamed soaring sales and marketing of RMB 1.1 billion (US$159.6 million) for the expanded loss, which compared with an RMB 466 million net profit in the previous year. Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 16-Apr 23
Beijing

Apr 21-Apr 29

Apr 21-Apr 23
University of Oregon

Apr 27-May 4
Los Angeles Area

May 7-May 11
The INPUT 2017 headquarters