Boy Band Boot Camp Bears Uncanny Resemblance to Hit K-Pop Show

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iQIYI’s new online talent show ‘Idol Producer’ has won fans despite plagiarism allegations. Read More

Baidu’s iQiyi said to have filed for $1 billion US IPO

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China’s popular video streaming service, iQiyi, has filed confidentially for US IPO according to IFR. Sources familiar with the plans said the company is looking to raise $1 billion by the end of Q1 or early Q2 of 2018. Read More

Who Is Kris Wu? Meet the Chinese Actor and Millennial Icon

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You can love or hate Kris Wu, but you can’t ignore him. With over 27 million Weibo followers and another 5.6 million Instagram fans, the 27-year-old actor-singer-songwriter is one of the most influential superstars in China. Read More

iQIYI Nabs Exclusive China Rights to Acclaimed Films of 2017

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Baidu-owned iQIYI, widely regarded as a Netflix of China, has announced that it secured exclusive online broadcasting rights in China for six films nominated by this year’s Golden Globe Awards. Read More

Free Time in Smaller Cities behind Rapid Growth in China’s Entertainment Market

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These young souls are not as tempted by the urban glamor as many would expect, and part of it might be because the country’s tech giants have kept them well entertained and contented. Read More

Headlines from China: iQIYI’s ‘Burning Ice’ and ‘Tientsin Mystic’ Coming to Netflix in Early 2018

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After Youku announced its distribution deal with Netflix, iQIYI also revealed that its original drama series 'Burning Ice,' 'Tientsin Mystic will be available on Netflix in the first quarter of 2018. Read More

Headlines from China: Popular Chinese Drama Series Gets Netflix Release Deal

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Netflix hasn't been able to launch its service in China due to the country's regulatory environment for foreign digital service provider. Alternatively, Netflix tries to engage the Chinese audience through content partnerships with Chinese companies. Read More

Headlines from China: Key Trends in China’s Anime Sector

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A few years ago, it was almost unimaginable that Chinese anime would be able to compete with Japanese anime. Yet today, the market share of domestic anime is rapidly increasing in China. Read More

The Rise of China’s Pan-Entertainment Industry: A Conversation with Creation Venture Partners

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The 34-year-old investor is the founding partner of Creation Venture Partners, a three-year-old Chinese venture firm focused on investing in the so-called “pan-entertainment” industry. Read More

Jack Ma’s Potential Successor Reportedly to Step Down as Alibaba Pictures CEO

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Despite the buzz, the circulation of this rumor reflects the troubles Alibaba Pictures is facing: mediocre performance of a unit where the parent company had placed high hopes (and money) on. Read More