Why the Curtain Is Falling on Chinese Investment in Hollywood

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

Curtain Falls on Paramount-Huahua $1 Billion Film Tie-Up

 /  Money  / 
Paramount Pictures said it has terminated its $1 billion film-financing deal with Chinese partner Huahua Media, ending half a year of uncertainty after reports first emerged that the tie-up had run into trouble due to a Beijing crackdown on such investment. Read More

Headlines from China: How Did Ghosts Disappear from Chinese Films?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
If you go to a movie theater in China to see a so-called "Ghost Movie," most likely, you will see humans pretending to be ghosts or paranoid people worrying about ghosts. So how did ghosts disappear from Chinese films? Read More

Paramount’s $1 Billion Deal with Huahua, SFG Off: Report

 /  Money  / 
Fewer than two months after a planned investment was first announced, the deal is off, according to The New York Post, which cited sources on Sunday that referred to the potential cash infusion as "DOA [dead on arrival]" and "dead," respectively. Read More

Moving Money Out of China: It’s Tricky

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange has demonstrated that it is more than happy to prevent showy, offshore deals, which almost always tends to describe the purchase of or investment in Hollywood properties. Read More

Billion-Dollar China Deal for Dick Clark Productions in Jeopardy: Reports

 /  News  / 
The deal could still happen, but would get a hard look from the Treasury Department’s Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Read More

Huahua Media, Shanghai Media Group Invest US$1 Billion in Paramount Pictures

 /  Uncategorized  / 
Huahua Media surprised China and Hollywood observers again when it, along with Shanghai Media Group, announced an investment of US$1 billion in Paramount Pictures. Read More

Huahua Media Signs Exclusive Deal for ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ in China

 /  News  / 
Huahua Media has become an exclusive partner in China with Paramount Pictures for the roll-out of "Transformers:The Last Knight." Read More

China Box Office: ‘Star Trek’ Goes ‘Beyond’ for a Second Week

 /  Box Office  / 
Imported films from four different countries took the top seven spots at China’s box office this weekend. Read More

Opinion: ‘Star Trek’ Trademark Underprotected in China

 /  Legal  / 
A limited trademark registration means an entrepreneurial Chinese firm could soon market Star Trek vitamins if it wanted to. Read More