DAILY BRIEF: Jul 12, 2018


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    Latest Tariff List Raises Worries That Hollywood Will Be Drawn Into U.S.-China Trade Battle

    The Trump administration’s latest proposed round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods includes hundreds of products, and one of interest to the entertainment industry: motion picture film “of a width of 35 mm or more, exposed and developed, whether or not incorporating sound track.” Variety

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    Zhang Yimou Gets Back to Basics in Shooting His New Film

    China's leading director Zhang Yimou appears to be going back to what he is good at – making a realistic drama based on a solid story. China.org.cn

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    New York Asian Film Festival sheds spotlight on Chinese cinema and talent

    The New York Asian Film Festival is bringing rising stars and notable filmmakers from China into the international spotlight. This year, the festival is featuring a wider range of Chinese productions than ever before. CGTN

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    Warner Bros.' Shark Movie 'The Meg' Gets China Release Date

    Starring Jason Statham and Li Bingbing, the action flick is co-produced by Warner Bros.' Chinese studio Flagship Entertainment and Beijing-based Gravity Pictures. The Hollywood Reporter

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    Interview: How American Footballer Matthew Knowles Became the Star of ‘Asura’ – China's First 100M Film

    Knowles, who is in his early thirties, has starred in a number of Chinese television productions and films after achieving fluency in Mandarin after four years. His latest project, Asura, is expected to wow audiences in China and more importantly, internationally. Resonate