Headlines from China: Italian Director Cristiano Bortone to Adapt Yan Geling’s ‘The Secret Talker’ 

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It's announced at the 71st Cannes Film Festival that Italian director Cristiano Bortone will direct Chinese writer Yan Geling's novel "The Secret Talker." Bortone will start shooting the film in 2019 with a Chinese actress playing the female lead and an American actor playing the male lead. Read More

Headlines from China: Indian-Chinese Co-production Makes Economic Sense Says Chinese Official

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After "Dangal" became a smash hit last year, "Secret Superstar" blazes new trail for Indian cinema in China as the first revenue-sharing import. What’s on the horizon is the first Indian-Chinese co-production "The Zookeeper," which will be directed by the director of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" Kabir Khan. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Government Selects 5000 Cinemas  to Screen Propaganda Content 

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China's media regulator will select 5000 movie theaters across the country to form a "People's Cinema Line," according to a recent statement from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT). Read More

Headlines From China: Ticketing Firm Tao Piaopiao Dominates Chinese Film Distribution

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Alibaba’s online ticketing service Taopiaopiao has distributed films with a total box office earning of 15.4 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2017, having contributed to the distribution of 22 films. Read More

Headlines From China: Perfect World To Transfer $262 Million Worth Of Cinema Businesses 

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Researchers believe that the rising number of cinema screens has exceeded the actual demand, while online video platforms see continued growth in the number of users. Focusing on content-based products will likely make Perfect World more competitive. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Acquires Stake in Hollywood Studio Skydance Media

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Hollywood studio Skydance Media has inked a deal with Tencent to sell a little less than 10 percent of its stake to the Chinese tech giant. Read More

Headlines From China: Success Of ‘Wonder’ And ‘Secret Superstar’ Unveils Market Potential For Family-Friendly Movies in China

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The success of two low-budget but highly successful films, Wonder and Secret Superstar is a good indicator that China is in need of films whose themes revolve around children. Read More

Headlines From China: Gao Xiaosong Talks About Plans to Form ‘Hollywood China Club’

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Gao Xiaosong, co-founder of Alibaba Music Group and chairman of Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee, proposed to change the way China partners with Hollywood by uniting companies like Alibaba, Tencent, and Wanda and form a “Hollywood China Club.” Read More

‘Secret Superstar’ Blazes New Trail for Indian Cinema in China

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Though critics doubt 'Secret Superstar' will repeat the box-office success of ‘Dangal,’ it has already secured Bollywood’s first revenue-sharing agreement in China. Read More

Headlines from China: 31 Film & TV Works on China’s Priority Copyright Protection List

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China’s National Copyright Administration published a brand new list of 23 films, 4 TV shows, and 4 animation and comic works whose copyrights will be strongly enforced. Read More