Paramount’s $1 Billion Deal with Huahua, SFG Off: Report

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Fewer than two months after a planned investment was first announced, the deal is off, according to The New York Post, which cited sources on Sunday that referred to the potential cash infusion as "DOA [dead on arrival]" and "dead," respectively. Read More

Wanda’s AMC Entertainment Acquires Nordic Cinema Group for US$929 Million

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The Beijing-based company now owns more than 10 percent of the world’s cinema screens. Dalian Wanda Group continued to push its dominant position as the world’s leading cinema exhibitor with the acquisition of over 400 more screens, buying Nordic Cinema Group for US$929 million. It is Wanda’s US cinema arm, AMC Entertainment, that is officially Read More

Huahua Media, Shanghai Media Group Invest US$1 Billion in Paramount Pictures

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Huahua Media surprised China and Hollywood observers again when it, along with Shanghai Media Group, announced an investment of US$1 billion in Paramount Pictures. Read More

Wanda Seeks New Revenue through Mtime Merchandising

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A partnership between Wanda Cinemas and online film and ticketing site Mtime could use its large audience to begin pushing official merchandise sales to China's movie audience. Read More

Dalian Wanda Buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 Billion

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China's most ambitious entertainment company adds to a portfolio that already includes AMC Entertainment and Legendary Pictures. Read More

Wanda Qingdao Studio to Begin Partial Operations This Year

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Wanda Group will open parts of what is set to be the world’s biggest movie studio this year, with some local media reports saying it could be as early as the end of September. Read More

Post Brexit, Pound Fell, Wanda’s AMC Picked Up Odeon In Bid to Rise to No.1

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AMC's move to Europe comes amidst a stall in its attempted acquisition of Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas, which, if successful, would make a combined entity the largest exhibitor in the United States. Read More

New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

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Lacking much original IP of its own to make up the ‘themes’ in their theme parks, Wanda is dipping back into Chinese culture and history. Read More

New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

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Lacking much original IP of its own to make up the ‘themes’ in their theme parks, Wanda is dipping back into Chinese culture and history. Read More

New China-U.S. Film Summit Sprouts Mixed Messages About Collaboration

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While Hollywood takes a more conciliatory approach to working in China, Chinese companies are moving more confidently out into the global film industry, buying up swathes of Hollywood. A recent summit tried to get both sides to see eye to eye with mixed results. Read More