Headlines from China: A Run-down of China’s Private Studios in 2017

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Huayi Brothers Media, Wanda Pictures, Beijing Enlight Media, Bona Film Group, and Le Vision Pictures are considered top 5 private studios in China. In 2017, some of them successfully enhanced their prominent positions in the Chinese film market, while some didn't. Read More

Headlines from China: Yu Yongfu Officially Resigns from Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group 

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Yu Yongfu will officially step down as the Chairman of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group on December 1. Meanwhile, Yu is assigned as the head of eWTP, a new strategic investment unit to be established by Alibaba Group. Read More

Headlines from China: Roger Corman’s ‘Palace of the Damned’ to Open in China on November 17

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'Palace of the Damned,' a thriller executive produced by Roger Corman and directed by Hong Kong-based Chinese American filmmaker Antony Szeto, scored a November 17 release date for China. Read More

Headlines from China: How Did Ghosts Disappear from Chinese Films?

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If you go to a movie theater in China to see a so-called "Ghost Movie," most likely, you will see humans pretending to be ghosts or paranoid people worrying about ghosts. So how did ghosts disappear from Chinese films? Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ to be Released in China on November 3; Tencent Video Now Has Over 43 M Paid Users

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American superhero film 'Thor: Ragnarök' and sci-fi movie 'Blade Runner 2049' have scored November release dates for China. Read More

Headlines from China: Which American TV Series Will Win Over Chinese Audience This Year?

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China has a large number of fans of American TV series, and September is an important month for them, as many new series are released in this month. Read More

CAA, Bona Film Group Launch $150 Million Film Fund with ‘Midway’

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Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Bona Film Group will kick off a US$150 million film production fund with an investment in blockbuster director Roland Emmerich's upcoming "Midway," the two companies announced Friday. Read More

TCB in RMB: Wanda Invests in Bona to Strengthen its Domination

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Wanda Cinema Line, the world’s biggest cinema chain operator, is buying a 1.875 percent stake in private-owned Bona Film Group for RMB 300 million (US$43.51 million), the companies announced Monday. Read More

Wanda Cinema Line To Acquire 1.9 Percent Stake In Bona Film Group

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New Bona cinemas -- including both newly constructed and newly purchased cinemas -- will now become a part of Wanda Cinema Line, according to the agreement. Read More

TCB in RMB: LeSports Defaults, Jia Zhangke Skint, iQIYI Goes Hip-Hop

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LeSports, sports arm of China's internet conglomerate LeEco, canceled the broadcast of a Wednesday European Championship match between Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, increasing concerns over the floundering titan’s recent financial situation. Read More