Why the Curtain Is Falling on Chinese Investment in Hollywood

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Chinese investors are likely to continue eyeing up overseas motion picture projects — except this time, they’ll have more seasoned perspectives. Read More

Headlines from China: Yu Yongfu Officially Resigns from Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group 

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Yu Yongfu will officially step down as the Chairman of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group on December 1. Meanwhile, Yu is assigned as the head of eWTP, a new strategic investment unit to be established by Alibaba Group. Read More

LeEco’s Listed Arm Extends Trading Halt for Restructuring Plan

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Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp., the listed arm of embattled tech giant LeEco, extended its share-trading halt after a six-month suspension, citing uncertainties in a restructuring plan. Read More

Headlines from China: Which American TV Series Will Win Over Chinese Audience This Year?

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China has a large number of fans of American TV series, and September is an important month for them, as many new series are released in this month. Read More

Chinese Firm Accused of Making ‘Ultraman’ Film Without Copyright Permission

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Guangzhou-based BlueArc Animation Studios is the latest third party to be caught up in a long-running copyright dispute between two Japanese companies. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Time Raiders’ Defies Lousy Buzz with Thursday Release

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Sensing a backlash against cheesy visual effects and wooden acting, the film's distributor applied for and was granted a last-minute Thursday evening release. The move paid off. Read More

On Screen China: Summer Slump Sees July Drop 18% from A Year Earlier

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The month was the third this year—following April and May—in which the Chinese box office shrank from the same month a year earlier. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Mermaid’ Makes Billion-Yuan Splash in Just 4 Days

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After just four days in theaters, "The Mermaid" has grossed an estimated RMB 1 billion ($152.4 million), the biggest four-day start on record. Read More

Chinese Filmmakers Zhang Yimou and Zhang Zhao Honored in Hollywood

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Over 20 years ago, Zhang Zhao was a bicycle delivery man working his way through film school at New York University. One day, the Shanghai native bought a ticket to Farewell My Concubine, his countryman Chen Kaige’s 1993 epic movie about Beijing Opera players caught up in mid-century political turmoil. “[The movie] made me cry Read More