Headlines from China: Alibaba Group’s New Membership Program Aims to Boost Market Share in Digital Entertainment 

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Similar to Amazon Prime in the US, Alibaba's new membership package aims to encourage customer loyalty and bring consumers from its e-commerce sites to its digital entertainment platforms. Read More

Empty Theaters and False Hopes: The Reality of VR Film

 /  Opinion  / 
VR film buffs are still trying to crack the code of blockbuster flicks, even now that the hype and cash have left. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One to Co-produce ‘Peppa Pig’ Movie

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British cartoon character Peppa Pig will become the protagonist of an upcoming movie co-produced by Alibaba Pictures. Currently, Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One, the IP rights holder of Peppa Pig, have registered the project as a co-production with China's film bureau. Read More

How ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Henry Golding Rose to Stardom from TV Travel Host

 /  People  / 
Until early last year, it would have been a safe bet that few people outside Southeast Asia knew of a personable young television host named Henry Golding. All that is going to change when 'Crazy Rich Asians' rolls out on screens worldwide in August. Read More

Headlines from China: These Hit 2018 Hollywood Movies Didn’t Make It To China

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In addition to Christopher Robin, there are several other hit Hollywood movies that didn’t make it to the middle kingdom this year. Read More

Hollywood’s First All-Asian Movie in 25 Years Yet to Make it to China

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In big markets such as China, Warner Brothers certainly has high hopes for Crazy Rich Asians to succeed. Currently, the studio is anxiously waiting for a China release to be confirmed. Read More

China’s ‘Friends’ Knockoff Complains of Unauthorized Film

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The one where the movie about swashbuckling tomb raiders copies the show that copied the beloved American sitcom. Read More

Headlines from China: Income Tax Rate For Chinese Celebrities Increased to 42%

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In light of the recent tax evasion scandals in the entertainment industry, Chinese authorities have set new income tax rate for celebrities effective on August 1. Read More

The Secret To WeChat Mini-games’ Success

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In recent months, the world’s media has lit up in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the App Store. But did anyone stop to notice another app with a 1 billion-plus user base, WeChat, celebrating a milestone of its own, for its arguably less flashy applet store? Read More

Headlines from China: 2018 China Box Office Crosses $5.84 B In 217 Days

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2018 witnesses continual growth of the Chinese film market. According to online ticketing service provider Maoyan, China's total box office earnings have reached RMB 40 billion ($5.84 billion) by August 5. Read More

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