DAILY BRIEF

Oct 14, 2019

NEWS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS

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    Alibaba’s Youku Boards ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ With Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Youku, the video streaming platform of Alibaba Group, has signed a deal with Genius Brands International to co-produce “Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,” an animated series starring and executive produced by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The pact marks significant step in Alibaba/Youku building its footprint in the U.S. Variety

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    Endemol Shine, China’s Hunan TV Duet on ‘Sing or Spin’

    Global production and distribution giant Endemol Shine is to duet with leading Chinese producer and broadcaster Hunan TV on primetime entertainment format “Sing or Spin,” which has an innovative spin: a revolving stage that lets singers know how well they are scoring. Variety

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    John Woo To Be Honored At Hawaii International Film Festival

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the original Hong Kong theatrical release one of Woo’s most influential and revered films, The Killer. Deadline

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    Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

    Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks’ animated film “Abominable” from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China’s unilaterally declared “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday. Reuters

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    Chinese streaming site iQiyi announced new restaurant documentary

    A special documentary about how Chinese restaurants operate overseas, "Chinese Banquet," is in the works for Chinese streaming site iQiyi. Global Times