Headlines From China: The ‘Dynasty Warriors’ Live-Action Film Is Coming to Netflix

The ‘Dynasty Warriors’ Live-Action Film Is Coming to Netflix

Following a premiere in Hong Kong and a follow-up release in Mainland China, the live-action “Dynasty Warriors” film is now set to be available on Netflix. Based on the long-spanning video game series that draws from Luo Guanzhong’s classic “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms,” the film centers around the first ruler of Shu Han in the Three Kingdoms period Liu Pei defending his state. The synopsis from Netflix reads, “The Yellow Turban Rebellion breaks out in the late Eastern Han Dynasty. With the help of his trusted right-hand men Guan Yu and Zhang Fei, militia leader Liu Pei successfully suppresses the revolt. The calculating warlord Dong Zhuo takes advantage of the situation and takes control of the court, stirring further unrest.” Read more Hypebeast

As Chinese Regulators Hover, Tencent Music’s Rivals Chip Away At Its Dominance

Chinese competition regulators are considering a crackdown on Tencent Music Entertainment to bring the streaming giant down to size, but the company may already be losing its edge in the country’s rapidly developing music market. Since its formation in 2016, TME has built its strength by relying on exclusive distribution deals with record labels and artists like Mandopop star Jay Chou to muscle out competition for the streaming services it owns. Read more Billboard