Headlines from China: Chinese Media Regulator to Ban Film & TV Remakes? 

Chinese gaming streaming giant Huya recently announced at a press conference that the company’s overseas live-streaming platform Nimo TV had officially entered the Brazilian market. Nimo TV has already signed exclusive partnerships with a number of famous Brazilian YouTube creators and exclusive livestreaming agreements with several major Brazilian e-sports teams. Launched in May 2018, Nimo TV has been operating in countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Mexico before the launch in Brazil. As of the end of 2018, Nimo TV had more than 11.5 million monthly active users globally. Nimo TV’s expansion could help Huya tap into Brazil’s emerging livestreaming market as its domestic market slows down and oversight tightens. A recent market survey conducted by Nimo TV shows that there is increasing interest in game streaming in Brazil. Read more on 36 Kr

Top Chinese Actors to Dub Japanese Classic ‘Spirited Away’

Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 classic Spirited Away has been set to release in China on June 21. Recently, a set of Chinese style posters by Chinese designer Zao Dao was released. It has also been revealed that renowned Chinese director Tian Zhuangzhuang and actress Wang Lin are confirmed to dub two important characters in the film. According to an industry insider, a-list actors Zhou Dongyu and Jing Boran will dub the main characters of the film, although an official announcement is yet to be released. This is the first time Spirited Away is released theatrically  in China and the second time a film by Hayao Miyazaki is released in China. In December last year, the filmmaker’s 1988 classic My Neighbor Totoro was brought to China for a wide release and earned RMB 173 million ($25 million) at the box office. Read more on Mtime