DAILY BRIEF: Mar 13, 2017


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    Chinese Celebrities with Most Weibo Followers: A Top 10 of 2017 

    While American pop stars Justin Bieber and Katy Perry are the leaders of Twitter in terms of followers, there are celebrities with an equally large fanbase on China’s biggest social media platform Weibo – although these are names that are less well-known outside of China. What's on Weibo

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    Executive Suite: Stanley Tong on How to Conquer Chinese New Year Box Office and Reteaming With Jackie Chan

    The Shanghai-based producer-director also gave his thoughts on the state of China co-productions following recent high-profile misfires. The Hollywood Reporter

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    Filmart Market Preview: Chinese Streaming Giants Arrive in Full Force

    Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are competing for original content — and they’re willing to spend big. Says one dealmaker: "They can offer a substantial license fee for a film." The Hollywood Reporter

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    Chinese Actors Say Farewell to Hollywood

    No longer content to play underdeveloped roles in overstuffed tentpoles, China's screen talents are turning down L.A. offers in search of bigger paydays, greater exposure and meatier roles at home. The Hollywood Reporter

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    Jackie Chan’s Sparkle Roll Launches Int’l Sales Venture

    Sparkle Roll Media, the Chinese company that represents Jackie Chan, is launching an international sales company to be based in Hong Kong. Operations kick off at FilMart with the unveiling of three new titles. Variety