In China, Peppa Pig Is a Street Couture Icon

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Chinese audiences have loved Peppa Pig, a British cartoon character with a face shaped like a hair dryer, since the animated series first screened in the country in late 2015. But it’s not just children who are swooning over the swine. Read More

Headlines from China: eOne to Open Peppa Pig World Theme Parks in China by 2019

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eOne, the IP rights holder of British animated series Peppa Pig, recently announced that the company planned to open Peppa Pig World theme parks in China by 2019. The theme parks will be operated by Merlin Entertainment Group, which also operates Legoland and Madame Tussauds in China. 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

Startup Hopes Hollywood Sparkle Can Win Applause for Chinese Theme Parks

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Many of China’s homegrown theme parks lack these pop culture credentials, meaning they struggle to compete with foreign rivals fond of film tie-ins. But a three-month-old Chinese company has announced an ambitious plan to change the script. Read More

Viacom Breaks Ground on First Nickelodeon Theme Park in China

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The Nickelodeon Cultural Resort will occupy one million of the three million square meter project, which is being built as part of the Foshan Cultural and Ecological Project. Read More

Four Million People Visit Shanghai Disney Resort in First Four Months

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Disney's new Shanghai theme park saw four million visitors pass through its gates in its first four months, and the company's CEO sees the $5.5 billion project approaching break-even in 2017. Read More

Universal Studios Breaks Ground on Beijing Park

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First announced in 2014 and with plans for Steven Spielberg to play a role in its design, Universal Studios broke ground Monday on its multi-billion dollar amusement park in eastern Beijing Monda Read More

Space Travel Theme Park To Open In Hangzhou

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Kuangchi Science, China’s answer to SpaceX, has announced it will invest RMB 10 billion ($1.5 billion) on a space-travel theme park based in Hangzhou. Read More

Dalian Wanda Opens $2.5 Billion Theme Park Resort in Southwest China

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Developer Dalian Wanda dropped a big one on China’s southwestern region at the end of last month with the grand opening of its $2.5 billion Xishuangbanna International Resort. The entertainment complex is the second head-turning opening from the Dalian Wanda Group in the past year and another in a line of massive developments, such as Read More