DAILY BRIEF: Oct 12, 2017


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    Wanda’s Wang Jianlin Dethroned from Top of China Rich List

    Real estate magnate Wang Jianlin has tumbled from his position as China’s wealthiest man, according to the country’s best known rich list, underscoring how a crackdown on leverage-fuelled companies pursuing foreign acquisitions has dented entrepreneurs’ fortunes. Financial Times

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    Blue Box International acquires 'The Bombing' for MIPCOM

    Blue Box International has acquired worldwide sales rights to The Bombing, a Second World War drama starring Bruce Willis and Fan Bingbing. Screen Daily

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    Paradigm Signs Chinese-American Filmmaker Dayyan Eng

    Beijing-based Chinese-American filmmaker Dayyan Eng (aka Wu Shixian) has signed with Paradigm. Eng most recently directed Wished, a Mandarin-language action comedy that grossed about $10.2 million in China this year. It has also seen 90M paid download and streaming hits, a big number for a comedy. Deadline

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    British Actor Ted Duran Wanted in China

    In this interview, Ted Duran told us about his journey through acting and involvement with US and China film co-productions and more about his acting experiences around the world. Blasting News

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    Movie by Five BRICS Countries' Directors Previewed in North China

    A movie jointly made by five directors from five BRICS countries was previewed in north China's Shanxi Province on Wednesday afternoon. The movie, named Where Has Time Gone, will be screened nationwide in China next Thursday, said Jia Zhangke, its Chinese director. It was previewed by film critics and mass media in Taiyuan, Shanxi's capital. Xinhua