Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing to Star in ‘355’ Despite Tax Evasion Scandal

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355 director Simon Kinberg confirmed in a recent interview that Fan Bingbing, as well as other female actresses announced earlier, will all appear in the movie. Read More

Scandal-Ridden Stars Must Compensate Studios for Money-Losing Films, Delegates Say

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One famous screenwriter, who is also a CPPCC delegate to China’s highest-level annual meetings going on this week, drafted a proposal with 30 other delegates to establish a “celebrity blacklist” to protect lawful interests of companies like Talent. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing’s New Film to be Released?

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It remains to be seen if the film will make it to the big screen eventually. Read More

Film and TV in 2019: What Will China Be Watching?

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So — 2018 was a big one, but what films and TV shows can we expect to watch in the coming year? Read More

China Forms Online Gaming Ethics Commission

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High-level regulatory activities have made 2018 a hard year for China’s entertainment industry. There are regular crackdowns on “inappropriate” content and the appointment of a brand-new regulatory body to oversee this the mobile entertainment economy. Read More

Film Association Criticizes Government Tax Clawback Plan

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China’s film director association has criticized a possible government move to ask entertainment companies to pay previously waived taxes. Read More

How Fan Bingbing’s Scandal Affected Chinese Influencers’ Brand Perception

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As the dust settles, it is time to revisit how much impact Fan’s scandal has had on the brands that she endorsed. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Gets Approval from China For Fox Deal

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Many have concerned that the deal would be challenged by the Chinese government, given the ongoing US-China trade war. Read More

Fan Bing Bing’s International Business Lesson

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The simple and obvious bottom line here is that if you are going to be doing business in a foreign country it pays to do so legally. Read More

Movie Companies Flee En Masse From Desert Tax Haven

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Stricter tax regulations and policy changes in Khorgos are driving out production houses once drawn in by the city’s generous tax breaks. Read More