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  1. Jim Gianopulos in Talks to Build Wanda's Legendary Into Full-Fledged Studio (Exclusive)

    4:32 pm 1/19/2017

    The former Fox chief is being asked to oversee a dramatic expansion of the existing production company.Read more

  2. Wanda's Wang Jianlin Warns Against U.S. Protectionism in Entertainment Sector

    7:14 am 1/18/2017

    "If China were to retaliate it would be bad for both parties — I do not wish to see that scenario materializing," China's richest man said during a Q&A session in Davos. Read more

  3. China's Wanda Pledges $30B for Theme Parks and Related Developments

    11:21 pm 11/16/2016

    The Chinese conglomerate, headed by the country's richest man, plans to build 15 major resorts to take on Shanghai Disneyland, Universal Studios Beijing and other competition. Read more

  4. Wanda Chairman Reveals Ambitious Plan to Invest Billions in "All Six" Hollywood Studios

    6:00 am 11/2/2016

    Topping our 2016 Chinese power list, Wang Jianlin weighs in on Nicole Kidman (his "muse"), Donald Trump ("not extremely successful"), and much more.Read more

  5. Wanda’s Wang Jianlin Announces Hollywood Visit

    1:13 am 10/3/2016

    China’s richest man will address a who’s who of industry heavyweights at LACMA on Oct. 17. Read more

  6. Wanda’s Big Week: Two Steps Forward, One Legendary Step Back

    6:30 am 8/2/2016

    While the dust was settling on the $350 million Mtime deal, Wanda suffered a serious setback, shelving a $5.6  billion plan to reorganize its entertainment assets.Read more

  7. Wanda Chairman Wang: Disney "Shouldn't Have Entered China"

    11:54 pm 5/23/2016

    Wang Jianlin gave a frank interview to state broadcaster CCTV in which he said Disney was guilty of cloning tired IP and lacking innovation. Read more

  8. It's Official: China's Wanda to Absorb Legendary Into Publicly Traded Cinema Line Business

    11:25 pm 4/21/2016

    The Chinese conglomorate is consolidating its film businesses, including Thomas Tull's studio, which it acquired for $3.5 billion in January. Read more

  9. China Bans Rich Kids From Reality TV to Avoid Embarrassing State, Parents

    1:37 am 4/21/2016

    The state censor made the decision after a number of controversial incidents involving the offspring of the country's super wealthy elite. Read more

  10. China's Wanda Acquiring Controlling Stake in Legendary Entertainment

    5:42 pm 1/4/2016

    The deal, which could be announced as soon as next week, values the U.S. movie studio at between $3 billion and $4 billion.Read more

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