China’s Version of Hollywood Starts to Take Shape in Qingdao

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Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s plan to create a Chinese Hollywood is beginning to take shape with blockbuster projects already signing up in what is set to be the world’s biggest movie studio in Qingdao. Read More

China’s Richest Man Sets His Sights on the Golden Globes and Miss America

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China’s richest man Wang Jianlin reportedly has his sights set on Dick Clark Productions, the company behind the Golden Globe Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and "So You Think You Can Dance." Read More

Wanda Qingdao Studio to Begin Partial Operations This Year

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Wanda Group will open parts of what is set to be the world’s biggest movie studio this year, with some local media reports saying it could be as early as the end of September. Read More

Legendary Launches Marketing Blitz for ‘Warcraft’ in China

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Less-than-stellar reviews haven’t blunted the high level of anticipation in China where the game the film is based on is hugely popular. Read More

New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

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Lacking much original IP of its own to make up the ‘themes’ in their theme parks, Wanda is dipping back into Chinese culture and history. Read More

New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

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Lacking much original IP of its own to make up the ‘themes’ in their theme parks, Wanda is dipping back into Chinese culture and history. Read More

Legal Roundup: Media Crackdown Convergence

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New content rules that specify in great detail what cannot be shown on TV. Read More

Legal Roundup: Wang Jianlin’s European Tour

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Wanda sets sites on France and U.K., Han Capital raises $300M for film, TV; China tightens Web controls, censors shows, raises hurdles to participation. Read More

What the Wanda-Legendary Deal Might Mean for Hollywood

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The acquisition could teach China's richest man how to make movies that will help his core business stay afloat. Read More

Wang Jianlin’s Open Lecture at Harvard Gets Partial Shutdown at Home

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Dalian Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin (a.k.a. China’s richest man) is perhaps the leading representative for the realization of the “Chinese Dream,” a vision of a revitalized national greatness that takes global soft power as a central theme. Yet even as Wang’s empire reaches around the globe, his words are being curtailed back home. Last week, Read More