Headlines from China: Will Sports Film Become a Popular Genre in China? 

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Over the past five years, sports films had a hard time gaining popularity in China. Yet the success of Indian sports drama "Dangal" seems to have reignited Chinese filmmakers' interest in this genre. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Meridian Entertainment Forms Strategic Partnership with The Blacklist

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Beijing-based Meridian Entertainment announced today that the company had formed a strategic partnership with The Blacklist, a leading online script marketplace. 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: Media Giant Toutiao to Tap into Variety Shows and TV Dramas

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Many industry observers speculate that Chinese media giant Jinri Toutiao have been planning to produce its own entertainment content. the company's recent job postings confirm such speculation. Read More

Headlines from China: U.S. Remake Rights to Dayyan Eng’s Chinese Comedy ‘Wished’ Have been Sold

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The remake rights to Chinese comedy 'Wished' have been sold to an American company. The U.S. remake will be produced by movie producer and former Disney executive Todd Garner. Read More

Headlines from China: Fundamental Films Acquires China Rights to Luc Besson’s ‘Anna’ and ‘Leon’

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Fundamental Films acquires China rights to Luc Bessen's new film 'Anna' as well as his classics including 'Leon,' 'Le Grand Bleu,' ' and 'The Fifth Element.' Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Changes China Release Date, ’Murder on the Orient Express’ & ‘Justice League’ to Open in China in November

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Sci-fi thriller ‘Blade Runner 2049’ has moved up its China release date from November 10 to October 27. While ‘Blade Runner 2049’ reschedules its China release, its previous slot will be taken by 20th Century Fox’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Read More

Headlines from China: Why 70% of Chinese Films and TV Shows Are Shot in Hengdian

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Located in a remote town in China's Zhejian province, Hengdian World Studios has become the largest film studio in the world, attracting seventy percent Chinese film and TV crews to shoot there every year. 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

Bona Film Group Signs 30-Theater Deal with IMAX

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IMAX added to its backlog of upcoming theater builds, just days after announcing a record number of new signings but decreased profit for 2016. Read More