DAILY BRIEF: Nov 8, 2019


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    Next Gen Talent 2019: Hollywood's Rising Young Stars Revealed

    Get to know these names. Whether they're leading tentpole films (Shang-Chi's Simu Liu, Mulan's Liu Yifei) or fronting must-see-TV (Pose's Indya Moore, Unbelievable's Kaitlyn Dever), this batch of 25 rising stars are here to stay. The Hollywood Reporter

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    Feng Xiaogang's 'Only Cloud Knows' Heads for North American Release

    China Lion Film Distribution has acquired North American rights to Only Cloud Knows, from Emperor Motion Pictures. The film is a New Zealand- and China-set romance directed by China’s foremost commercial director Feng Xiaogang (“Youth,” “Assembly”), with rights represented by Hong Kong’s Emperor Motion Pictures. Variety

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    Nelson Mok joins Endeavor Content as head of Asia sales

    Mok will focus on international sales for Asia-produced content, as well as developing and financing films within the region. Screen

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    Wanda Chairman Wang Jianlin's Son Named as Debtor in China

    A Chinese court has named the only son of Dalian Wanda chairman Wang Jianlin – one of China’s richest men – as a debtor owing at least RMB150 million ($21.5 million), Chinese reports said Thursday. Variety

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    'Kung Fu' Reboot From Greg Berlanti, 'Blindspot' Team Lands at The CW

    The premise of the reboot remains intact after switching networks. It centers on a young Chinese-American woman who drops out of college following a quarter-life crisis and goes on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. The Hollywood Reporter