DAILY BRIEF: Jan 13, 2020


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    China Box Office: 'The Farewell,' 'Richard Jewell' Both Flop as Local Holdovers Win Slow Weekend

    The second weekend of 2020 made for a downbeat period of moviegoing at multiplexes throughout China, with local holdover releases taking the top three spots at the box office. The Hollywood Reporter

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    Hidden Flaws Plaguing China’s Film Market, Says Tencent Report

    China’s total box office may have hit another record high in 2019, but a struggling exhibition sector and plummeting growth in lower-tier cities will likely sow seeds of trouble in 2020 for the world’s second-largest film market, Chinese firm Tencent Entertainment said in a year-end discussion paper. Variety

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    'Legend of Deification' North America Release Set for February

    "Legend of Deification," a Chinese animated feature from the same production companies of "Ne Zha," is set for release in North America on Feb. 7, the official Weibo account of distribution firm Well Go USA announced Saturday. China.org

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    China Leading Esports Boom

    More than a quarter of internet users in China watch esports at least once per month, a new report finds, more than double the rate seen in the U.S. and Western Europe. The Hollywood Reporter

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    1990s Generation Contributes Half of China Box Office Revenue: Report

    The 1990s generation has become the dominant moviegoer group in China and contributed around 55 percent of the 2019 box office revenue, according to an annual film market report issued Saturday. China.org