‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sees Poor Box-Office Returns in China

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Despite proving a hit in the U.S., early numbers indicate that the film is unlikely to be a success in Asia’s biggest market. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures to Board Paramount’s ‘Bumblebee’ and ‘Top Gun 2’

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Tencent pictures announced that the company would collaborate with Paramount Pictures on upcoming films 'Bumblebee' and 'Top Gun 2'. This marks the first collaboration between the Chinese tech giant and the Hollywood studio. Read More

The People’s Republic of Desire: Inside China’s Lucrative Livestreaming Craze

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The totalitarian nature of the livestream platform should serve as a reminder to brands that they are actively participating in the game. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Entertainment Executive Yang Weidong Being Investigated

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On December 4, Alibaba Digital and Entertainment Group released a statement, announcing that Fan Luyuan is appointed as the new CEO of Alibaba's video platform Youku, as Youku's current head Yang Weidong is being investigated by the police. Read More

Film Association Criticizes Government Tax Clawback Plan

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China’s film director association has criticized a possible government move to ask entertainment companies to pay previously waived taxes. Read More

Headlines from China: Will China Ban ‘Wolf Warrior 3?’

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On December 2, Chinese screenwriter Wang Hailin posted on Chinese social media Weibo, indicating that the government is banning upcoming sequels to nationalistic films, such as Wolf Warrior 2 and Operation Red Sea. Read More

Will The Next Co-production Blockbuster Come from Europe?

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The enthusiasm for co-production has likely been enhanced by the success of The Meg, as evidenced by the great turnout of Bridging The Dragon's recent Sino-European Co-production Lab, which took place from November 11-14 in Beijing. Read More

How Fan Bingbing’s Scandal Affected Chinese Influencers’ Brand Perception

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As the dust settles, it is time to revisit how much impact Fan’s scandal has had on the brands that she endorsed. Read More

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow’s ‘The New King of Comedy’ Set for Chinese New Year Release

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Stephen Chow's latest work will likely bring his early style back, which makes his fans very excited. Read More

Chinese Netizens Livid After Celebrities Defend Abusive Actor

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Even after Jiang Jinfu apologized for beating his girlfriend, some of his peers in the entertainment industry can’t seem to accept his culpability. Read More

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