Headlines from China: eOne to Open Peppa Pig World Theme Parks in China by 2019

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eOne, the IP rights holder of British animated series Peppa Pig, recently announced that the company planned to open Peppa Pig World theme parks in China by 2019. The theme parks will be operated by Merlin Entertainment Group, which also operates Legoland and Madame Tussauds in China. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Film Hotel Raises $16 Million in Series A Financing

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China’s Film Hotel, a movie-themed hotel chain integrating on-demand theater into hotel rooms, recently raised 100 million yuan ($16 million) in its series A financing led by IDG Capital. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney’s Live Action ‘Mulan’ Pushed to 2020

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The release date of Disney's upcoming live-action film Mulan has been pushed to March 27, 2020, according to a recent announcement from the company. The announcement came along with a slew of other film updates, including that Avengers: Infinity War will be moved up a week. Read More

Headlines from China: Here is Why ‘Coco’ Performed Poorly on Its Opening Day in China

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'Coco,' Pixar's latest animated movie, opened in China on November 24 and grossed only $1.9 million. Then the next day, its ticket sales jumped 270% to $7.1 million. Read More

Cannes Panelists Discuss The Future of Art House Cinema in China

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China Day panels at last month's festival focused on the growth of Chinese art house cinema and opportunities for the European and international markets. Read More

Qiu Yang Becomes First Chinese Director To Win Short Film Palme d’Or

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Director Qiu Yang became the first Chinese filmmaker to win the prestigious Palme d’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival awards on Sunday. 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

At Cannes, Jia Zhangke Calls for Relaxation of Chinese Film Law

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China's leading auteur director Jia Zhangke has called on his fellow filmmakers to continue to push for changes to the country’s new film law to ensure independent films make it onto the international stage. Read More

10 Standout Fashion Moments for Chinese Stars in the History of Cannes

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With the Chinese film industry having taken off over the past few decades, an increasing number of Chinese actors, filmmakers, and celebrities have made their way onto the red carpet at Cannes, often times teaming up with major fashion houses to help them put their best foot forward. Read More

Meet Fan Bingbing, Cannes Juror and the Darling of Luxury Brands

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Among the top celebrities and film professionals who have gathered on the French Riviera for the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival is Fan Bingbing. Read More