Headlines from China: CMC and Merlin Entertainments to Develop 2nd LEGOLAND in China

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CMC (China Media Capital) and Merlin Entertainments Group recently inked a deal with Sanya municipal government to develop a LEGOLAND Park & Resort in Sanya, which is located in China's Hainan province and known as a popular tourist destination. Read More

Headlines from China: Pow! Entertainment to Launch Stan Lee Comic Con in China 

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American media production company Pow! Entertainment, which is co-founded by Stan Lee, announced that the company would launch its first Stan Lee Comic Con in Shanghai this year. Read More

Headlines from China: Oriental DreamWorks to be Wholly Owned by CMC and Rebranded as Pearl Studio 

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It's announced today that CMC (China Media Capital) will officially take full ownership of Oriental DreamWorks and rebrand it as Pearl Studio. Read More

Headlines From China: Gao Xiaosong Talks About Plans to Form ‘Hollywood China Club’

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Gao Xiaosong, co-founder of Alibaba Music Group and chairman of Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee, proposed to change the way China partners with Hollywood by uniting companies like Alibaba, Tencent, and Wanda and form a “Hollywood China Club.” Read More

Headlines from China: China Media Capital Launches CMC Live

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CMC live was launched on January 10, aiming to integrate music and live performance talent across the Chinese entertainment industry and serve as a platform for live performances in China. Read More

Chinese Comics App Raises $177 Million in Investment

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One of China’s most popular mobile apps for reading comics, Kuaikan Manhua, announced Friday that it had completed a Series D financing round totaling $177 million — the largest investment to date for the country’s booming comics industry. Read More

Headlines from China: The Market Segmentation of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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According to a report by a Beijing based research firm CC Smart, Chinese audiences born after 2000 prefer soft science fictions such as 'Transformers', while audiences born between 1970 and 1990 prefer hard science fictions that emphasize scientific accuracy. Read More

TCB In RMB: Le Eco Woes, Gu Crows, CAA & IMAX Grow

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Premiere Age’s market capitalization stood at RMB 602 million ($87 million) at Thursday's close, meaning the company is poised to reap a 3168.99% premium from its sale to Great Wall Movie And Television. Fifth Generation director/cinematographer Gu Changwei and his actress-wife, Jiang Wenli stand to cash out some RMB 800 million ($116 million) through the deal. Read More

CMC Capital Partners Takes Stake in CAA, Forms China Joint Venture

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CMC Capital Partners will take a stake in Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and add CMC Capital Partners Chairman Li Ruigang added to CAA's board, the global management company announced Tuesday. Read More

CFI Q&A With Christopher Bremble of Base FX—Part Two

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Bremble discusses his company's deal with China Media Capital, whether Hollywood executives can really "get" China, and much more in the second part of this interview. Read More