Daniel Zhang: The New Face of Alibaba

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Jack Ma lauds his successor as a ‘next-generation leader,’ but many say Zhang has big shoes to fill. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Co-produce ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Sequel

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Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners announced that A Dog's Journey, the sequel to the 2017 family drama film A Dog's Purpose, is now in production. Alibaba Pictures, which formed a strategic partnership with Amblin Partners in 2016, will co-finance and co-produce the film. Read More

Headlines from China: Late Summer China Box Office Forecast

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Twenty films have been confirmed to release in Chinese theaters between now and October 1. Local box office analysts took a look at the twenty films and forecast their opening weekend earnings and overall box office performances. 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

Headlines from China: From ‘Dying to Survive’ to ‘Mission: Impossible-Fallout,’ Is Alibaba The Biggest Winner This Summer? 

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It seems that Alibaba Pictures is on track to become the biggest winner this summer, not just in China, but possibly around the world. Read More

China Movies Gone in 48 Hours: Asura and Schadenfreude

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The real lesson from Asura, and the reason I think its implosion will ultimately prove to be a good thing, is that it shows the Chinese film industry is maturing. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Dying to Survive’ Crosses $45.2 Million On Opening Day 

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Chinese comedy-drama film Dying to Survive opened on July 5 with 51% of screen share. As of 8 p.m. (Beijing Time), the film has earned over 300 million yuan ($45.2 million). Read More

Headlines from China: How Does China Discover and Support Emerging Filmmakers?

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As the Chinese film market continues to grow, it has become a consensus that cultivating the next generation of filmmakers is one of the most pressing issues faced by China's film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard University

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On May 24, Harvard University awarded seven honorary degrees on its commencement day. Among the seven recipients, famed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai received Doctor's degree in Arts. This makes Wong the first Asian filmmaker who receives such an honor from Harvard. Read More

Headlines from China: These Three Genres Unlikely to Thrive in China

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On April 19, a panel on screenwriting took place at the Beijing International Film Festival. Top screenwriters and industry executives talk about the current state and future development of genre films in China. Read More