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

Headlines From China: Perfect World To Transfer $262 Million Worth Of Cinema Businesses 

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Researchers believe that the rising number of cinema screens has exceeded the actual demand, while online video platforms see continued growth in the number of users. Focusing on content-based products will likely make Perfect World more competitive. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Acquires Stake in Hollywood Studio Skydance Media

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Hollywood studio Skydance Media has inked a deal with Tencent to sell a little less than 10 percent of its stake to the Chinese tech giant. Read More

‘Secret Superstar’ Blazes New Trail for Indian Cinema in China

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Though critics doubt 'Secret Superstar' will repeat the box-office success of ‘Dangal,’ it has already secured Bollywood’s first revenue-sharing agreement in China. Read More

Headlines from China: 31 Film & TV Works on China’s Priority Copyright Protection List

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China’s National Copyright Administration published a brand new list of 23 films, 4 TV shows, and 4 animation and comic works whose copyrights will be strongly enforced. Read More

Xi Jinping Tells Modi He Loves ‘Dangal,’ Wants More Such Movies in China

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Bollywood’s Dangal, already the highest earning non-Hollywood foreign film in Chinese history, earned another important Chinese fan over the weekend -- China's President Xi Jinping. Read More

Dangal: China’s Leggiest Film Ever

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On Friday May 5, the Indian wrestling drama Dangal debuted with little fanfare on Chinese screens, grossing just RMB 14.6 million ($2.1 million) against Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's RMB 100 million ($14.7 million). Yet from that point forward, the two films would take completely opposite box office trajectories. Read More

China Box Office: India’s ‘Dangal’ Crushes Hollywood Heavyweights

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Released on the same day as Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Aamir Khan wrestling drama needed just six days to overtake the superhero sequel at the daily box office, and more than doubled the Hollywood blockbuster's haul this weekend. Read More

‘Dangal’ Sells Bollywood Feminism at China Box Office

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In Bollywood blockbuster "Dangal," two young women wrestle their way into the ring in a deeply patriarchal Indian society — and at the Chinese box office, the film, too, is breaking with convention. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Guardians 2’ Wins Weekend Handily, But India’s ‘Dangal’ On The Rise

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Despite a $47 million first-place debut by the Disney/Marvel sequel, the weekend's biggest winner was Aamir Khan's wrestling drama Dangal which garnered the highest user-ratings on record in China. Read More