Headlines From China: What Can Blockchain Technology Do in Entertainment and Media?

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After the launch of bitcoin futures in major exchanges, blockchain has become a hot topic across industries in China. Many entertainment and media companies are trying to ride the blockchain wave in order to raise more funds. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney’s “Mulan” Liu Yifei Among Frontrunners for China’s Razzie Awards

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Golden Broom Awards, often dubbed as China's Golden Raspberry Awards, recently opened its online poll. This year, the competition for the Most Disappointing Actress Award is much fiercer compared to previous years. Read More

Headlines from China: Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Star in Ang Lee’s ‘Gemini Man’

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American actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead is set to star in Ang Lee's upcoming film Gemini Man, which also features Will Smith. Read More

Headlines from China: Top 100 Most Powerful Film Producers in China

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The Top 100 Most Powerful Film Producers list was recently released, with Wang Zhonglei, Jiang Zhiqiang, and Chen Guofu being in the top 3. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Yueting Ordered to Come Back to China to Settle Debts

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The China Securities Regulatory Commission issued an order Monday for LeEco founder Jia Yueting to return to China by the end of this year to deal with financial troubles. Read More

China TV Sales on the Fritz

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Sales of television sets in China have fallen to their lowest level in five years, while manufacturers’ profits have also plummeted, a senior Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) official said at an industry conference. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Yueting Dubbed “Laolai,’ Blacklisted by China’s Top Court

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Tech entrepreneur Jia Yueting is now blacklisted by China’s top court, after failing to pay money he owed to Ping An Securities. Jia is now banned from traveling first-class on planes and trains, visiting hotels, nightclubs, and golf courses, and purchasing other luxuries in general. Read More

Headlines from China: The New Year Holiday Season is Not about Domestic Comedies Anymore 

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The two months between late November and late January are considered one of the most important holiday seasons for China box office. Read More

LeTV’s New Q3 Numbers Paint Grim Reality For the Company

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LeTV—which has recently changed its name to New Leshi as a symbolic new beginning—did not manage to shake off the numbers that came with its former name. 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