Headlines from China: Previously Cancelled ‘The Eight Hundred’ May Still Open This Year

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Huayi Brothers CEO Wang Zhongjun recently attended the summer summit of Yabuli Forum and said that he was looking forward to the release of war epic The Eight Hundred at the end of this year. Read More

Channel Your Inner Ne Zha, Says Party Paper Commentary

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The summer blockbuster that broke box office records is now being touted as a model for cadres’ good behavior. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Ne Zha’ to Hit Cinemas in North America, Australia, and New Zealand

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On August 15, American film distributor Well Go USA confirmed on Weibo that Ne Zha, the highest-earning animated film ever in China, will be released in North America. Read More

Beijing to Open Streaming Market to Foreign Firms that Obey Content Rules

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The new plan would also require foreign streamers to comply with the country’s online content censorship system. Read More

Headlines from China: UBISOFT is Developing Games Set in Ancient China

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Recently, Chinese media outlet 21st Century Business Herald did an interview with game company UBISOFT's founder and CEO Yves Guillmot on the company's performance, its expansion in China and overall future development. Read More

Tencent’s PUBG rebrand is world’s top-grossing mobile battle royale title

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Player spending in the title surged 748% year on year in July. Read More

Chinese Director Says He’s ‘Truly Sorry’ for Sci-Fi Flop

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After the big-budget film ‘Shanghai Fortress’ tanked in theaters, netizens are wondering whether there will ever be new hope for the genre to live long and prosper in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Short-video Company Kuaishou Invests in China’s Quora

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Zhihu, a Chinese online Q&A service similar to Quora, raised $434 million from its F round of financing led by Tencent backed short-video company Kuaishou and Baidu. Tencent and Bytedance, two existing investors of Zhihu, invested in this round as well. Read More

Is China Future Fertile Ground for Celebrity “Disgrace Insurance”?

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SpottedRisk offers “disgrace insurance” for Western entertainment companies and commercial brands. Will this ever catch on in China? Read More

Headlines from China: Is Live-streaming of Esports in Movie Theaters A Good Business?

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In countries like Europe, North America and Japan, movie theaters have been widely used to live broadcast concerts, sports and plays. In the U.K., live-broadcasting of opera and ballet has become a big source of income of cinemas. In China, the live-broadcasting of esports shows great potential. Read More


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