Youku Signs Licensing Deals with NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures Television

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As a result of the deals, subscribers to the Youku service will be able to watch hundreds of films from NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures Television’s respective libraries for no additional fee. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Swings to 3rd Biggest Superhero Debut; Sony’s Best Opening Ever

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Character recognition, Marvel brand awareness, and targeted local marketing pushed Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming to a franchise- and studio-best $66 million debut in China this weekend. Read More

Dalian Wanda Buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 Billion

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China's most ambitious entertainment company adds to a portfolio that already includes AMC Entertainment and Legendary Pictures. Read More

‘Looking Glass’ Opening Puts a Crack in Disney China Box Office Streak

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As China's box office has more than quadrupled since the first ‘Alice’, ‘Through The Looking Glass’ can be called Disney’s first flop of 2016. Read More

On Screen China: A Tough ‘Walk’ Between the Force and the Panda

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The coming weekend at the Chinese box office is shaping up to be a veritable dumping ground of middling films dubbed by the Chinese press as “cannon fodder” (炮灰 pàohuī), films that are being pushed out between the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens two weeks ago and the much anticipated January 29 wide Read More

On Screen China: Sony’s Marketing Caper Wins at Box Office for 007

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Bond-mania swept over China this past weekend, much to the delight of Sony, which has struggled with underperforming releases this year in the world’s second-biggest film market. Spectre, the 24th installment in the enduring spy series, pulled in nearly $49 million from Chinese moviegoers in its first three days. Spectre’s $15 million opening day on Read More