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  1. Japan Box Office: 'The Martian' Powers to $5.2M Opening

    9:08 am PST 02/09/2016
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    'The Force Awakens' has taken $91.4 million after eight weekends in Japan, its dollar total boosted by a stronger yen. READ MORE

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  2. China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single Day

    4:39 am PST 02/09/2016
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    China's box office pulled in $100.5 million, the most ever for a single day in the country, as filmgoers flocked to cinemas during the Lunar New Year holiday. READ MORE

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  3. 'Batman v Superman' Scores Coveted Day-And-Date China Release

    5:53 pm PST 02/07/2016
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    The Warner Bros. superhero showdown, starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, will open March 25 in North America, China and Japan, the world's three largest film markets. READ MORE

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  4. India's Reliance Entertainment Forms Bollywood Joint Venture Plan C Studios

    12:25 am PST 02/04/2016
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    Reliance is partnering with Friday Filmworks to produce a slate of new films including historical drama 'Rustom' starring Akshay Kumar. READ MORE

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  5. China Box Office: Revenue Soars 47 Percent in Normally Quiet January

    7:31 pm PST 02/03/2016
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    The market share for Hollywood movies, however, slipped to 29 percent for the first month of 2016. READ MORE

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  6. Asian Film Awards: 'The Assassin' leads with Nine Nominations

    4:43 am PST 02/03/2016
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    'Mountains May Depart, 'Veteran' and 'Mr. Six' each received four nominations. READ MORE

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  7. ESPN Signs Digital Distribution Deal With Chinese Internet Giant Tencent

    9:48 pm PST 02/02/2016
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    The agreement will give ESPN's basketball, X Games and international soccer coverage broad exposure in the Chinese market, where interest in sports is on the rise. READ MORE

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  8. China's Wanda Deal for Legendary Gets U.S. Regulatory Approval

    2:58 am PST 02/02/2016
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    Last month, the Chinese conglomorate announced plans to acquire the U.S. co-producer of 'Godzilla' and 'Jurassic World' for $3.5 billion, which would be the largest Chinese buyout of a U.S. media company ever. READ MORE

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  9. Coldplay and Beyonce's "Hymn for the Weekend" Video Sparks Debate About Cultural Appropriation

    1:22 am PST 02/02/2016
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    "No wonder then that #India will be known as the country of snake charmers & sadhus," tweets one critic. READ MORE

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  10. China's Light Chaser Animation Releases First VR Short

    12:22 am PST 02/02/2016
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    The studio, which was founded by Chinese tech billionaire Gary Wang, says it created 'Sent' to highlight the storytelling potential of virtual reality. READ MORE

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  11. Japan Box Office: 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Becomes Biggest Hit Since 'Frozen'

    10:52 am PST 02/01/2016
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    'The Force Awakens' reaches $84 million in Japan as it begins to wind down. READ MORE

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  12. Former Executive of Chinese Online Video Giant Youku Tudou Detained on Corruption Charges

    3:59 am PST 02/01/2016
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    Lu Fanxi served as vice president of peer-generated content at the online video giant until July, shortly before the company was bought by Alibaba Group for $4.8 billion. READ MORE

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  13. Sony Stock Jumps 12.4 Percent After Earnings in Biggest Single-Day Gain Since 2008

    2:48 am PST 02/01/2016
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    The increase added $3.3 billion to the company's market value in Tokyo and was driven by quarterly profits boosted by 'Spectre,' Adele and PlayStation 4. READ MORE

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  14. Indian Comedy 'Brahman Naman' to Premiere Globally on Netflix

    11:57 pm PST 01/31/2016
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    After being snapped up at Sundance, the Q-directed nerd comedy will stream exclusively on Netflix worldwide later this year. READ MORE

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  15. Hong Kong Film Awards: Blockbusters 'Taking of Tiger Mountain,' 'Ip Man 3' Lead Nominations

    9:40 pm PST 01/31/2016
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    'Port of Call' leads the nominations with 13, 'Taking of Tiger Mountain' follows with 11 and 'Ip Man 3' earns eight. READ MORE

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  16. ITV's Talpa Finds New Partner for 'The Voice of China' in $60M Deal with Zhejiang Tangde

    2:03 am PST 01/29/2016
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    Talpa has filed legal action against its former Chinese partner Star China Media, claiming the company took "unauthorized and unlawful" actions in relation to "The Voice" format. READ MORE

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  17. Grammy Awards to Stream Live in China Via LeEco

    11:01 pm PST 01/28/2016
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    Much as it has in the film sector, with its Le Vision Pictures business, the ambitious Chinese conglomorate is looking to establish itself as a global player in music entertainment with a new LeMusic subsidiary. READ MORE

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  18. Sony Film Unit Posts 227 Percent Jump in Quarterly Profit, Helped by 'Spectre'

    10:15 pm PST 01/28/2016
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    The film unit profit of $170 million was also boosted by 'Hotel Transylvania 2' and "lower overhead expenses," with Sony's CFO also saying that "the music market has finally bottomed," thanks to streaming services. READ MORE

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  19. China's Alibaba Selling Stake in Online Ticketing Service Meituan-Dianping for $900M

    11:44 pm PST 01/27/2016
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    An impressive 68.2 percent of all gross box office in China now comes from online movie ticket purchases, while North America sells less than 20 percent of tickets online. READ MORE

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