Headlines from China: Oriental DreamWorks to Make Animation ‘The Monkey King’?

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Oriental DreamWorks announces that the company has named Peiling Chou as Chief Creative Officer. The company also announces a few upcoming projects Chou will be in charge of. Read More

Panda TV Gets 1 Billion RMB Series B Funding Round

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Panda TV (熊猫直播), a Shanghai-based game streaming website, has raised RMB 1 billion in series B funding (in Chinese) led by Industrial Innovation Capital Management (兴业证券兴证资本), causing a stir in the sector. Read More

What Everybody ‘Knows’ About Insta-Star Jing Tian

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
In the vacuum left by the lack of a reliable independent press, Chinese gossip, with its penchant for detailed embellishment and invasive speculation can make TMZ look like The New York Review of Books. Add the Internet into the mix, and it goes to the next level, a web of conspiratorial, celebrity-denigrating innuendo that is wildly judgmental, sexist, and almost impossible to respond to. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Madame Bovary’ Wins Social Media Sparring

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A public spat between director Feng Xiaogang and Dalian Wanda Group boss Wang Jianlin didn't seem to have a negative impact on Feng's film's performance. Read More