Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Globally Release Jack Ma’s Short Film Gong Shou Dao 

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Gong Shou Dao stars Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and some of the world's most legendary martial art masters, such as Jet Li, Wu Jing, and Donnie Yen. The film was released in China in late 2017 and has been viewed over 170 M+ times. Read More

Alibaba Acquires Stake in Wanda Film as the Entertainment Conglomerate Scales Back on Debt

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The acquisition will make Alibaba the second-largest shareholder of Wanda’s film group, with Wanda still controlling a 48.1% stake in the company. Read More

Headlines from China: 2017 Wrap-up: Animated Films in China

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China is seeing the first box office dip for animated production in six years; ticket sales for all animated movies released in China totaled at around $7.2 billion, a $349 million decrease from 2016. Read More

Most Read Stories of 2017 on China Film Insider

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As the new year approaches, take a look back with us at the most read stories of 2017 on China Film Insider. Read More

How Jack Ma’s Tin-Eared Fans Reveal China’s Obsession With Celebrity Culture

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Online reaction to the e-commerce mogul’s pop duet proves that we love nothing more than to fawn over the wealthy. 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

Headlines from China: Chinese Media Giant Toutiao Acquires Popular Video App Musical.ly

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Toutiao, a China-based content firm, has signed a deal to officially acquire Musical.ly, a Chinese video social network app that has gained popularity worldwide. Read More

Kung Fu Star Jet Li Talks about The Film He Just Made with Alibaba’s Jack Ma

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The iconic actor hopes to light up future Games with an innovative take on traditional martial arts. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Finishes Theatrical Run in China with Over $856 M

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China's highest grossing film 'Wolf Warrior 2' will complete its theatrical run on October 28. As of October 26, the film has raked in 5.68 billion yuan ($856 million) at box office. Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda CEO Wang Jianlin and MPA’s Chairman Chris Dodd Meet at Wanda Headquarter

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On September 21, Wang Jianlin, CEO of Wanda Group, had a meeting at Wanda Group's headquarter with Chris Dodd, CEO and Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America. Read More