DAILY BRIEF: Sep 13, 2018


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    CAA China Hires Industry Veteran Wei Hao as Motion Pictures Co-Head

    Chinese film industry veteran Wei Hao has joined CAA China as co-head of its Motion Pictures Group. Hao comes to the agency from China Kingway Group, a talent management and consulting company she co-founded. Variety

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    Movie Star’s Disappearance Puts Perils of China Showbiz in Spotlight

    For film executives, Fan’s disappearance is a reminder of the perils of show business in the most-regulated major entertainment market in the world, where the Communist Party weighs in on everything from the appropriateness of costumes to the salaries of movie stars. Bloomberg

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    Hello, Crazy Rich Asians, Meet Mr. Billionaire

    Crazy Rich Asians and Hello Mr. Billionaire are two 2018 summer hits that poke fun at the insane, inane lifestyles made possible by extreme wealth. The former, an American-made film, extols a "Chinese" identity but pulls its punches in social terms, while the latter, a Chinese film made entirely in China, punches away with gleeful scorn and hard-hitting jabs. China Daily

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    Ishqeria To Be First Bollywood Film To Release Simultaneously In India And China

    Bollywood film 'Ishqeria' starring Richa Chadha and Neil Nitin Mukesh has been in the making since 2014, but is finally now readying for release on September 21, 2018. The delayed release may have become lucky for the film, as Ishqeria is now the first Bollywood film to release simultaneously in India and China on September 21. News World India

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    Chinese online music platform NetEase Cloud Music signs copyright license agreement with NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan

    NetEase Cloud Music, the popular Chinese online music platform owned by leading Chinese internet company NetEase, Inc., announced a copyright licensing partnership with Tokyo-based Japanese music, anime and home entertainment production and distribution firm NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan on September 10. PR Newswire