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  1. Legendary Aiming to Borrow $700M for Film Financing (Report)

    8:10 pm PDT 04/01/2015
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    The independent studio is looking to replace an existing $600M credit facility which matures in 2016. READ MORE

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  2. 'How To Win At Checkers (Every Time)': Hong Kong Review

    2:59 pm PDT 04/01/2015
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    Korean-American director Josh Kim's Bangkok-set debut revolves around the attempts of an 11-year-old to get his elder brother out of the military draft READ MORE

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  3. 'K': Hong Kong Review

    12:07 pm PDT 04/01/2015
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    Mongolian filmmaker Darhad Erdenibulag and Ulan Bator-based Welshman Emyr ap Richard team up for a desert-outpost-set adaptation of Franz Kafka's novel "The Castle." READ MORE

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  4. China Removes Unlicensed Foreign Movies and TV Shows From Streaming Sites

    10:50 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    The move is part of a broad crackdown on pornography and violence online. READ MORE

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  5. STX's Bob Simonds: Huayi Brothers Deal Will "Supercharge" Film Financing Facilities

    10:14 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    The 18-film co-financing and distribution agreement marks one of the first major investments by a Chinese company in a Hollywood studio film slate. READ MORE

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  6. India's Videocon d2h Goes Public in U.S.

    9:00 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan lead a $325 million investment for 38 percent of India’s fastest growing direct-to-home satellite service. READ MORE

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  7. China's Huayi Brothers Finalizes Pact With STX Entertainment

    7:48 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    The deal was approved at a shareholders' meeting in Beijing. READ MORE

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  8. Alibaba's Movie Unit Books $54 Million Net Loss

    5:37 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    Alibaba Pictures has a troubled year, but its cash-rich Chinese tech giant parent company says it is committed to the movie business. READ MORE

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  9. Sony Halves Stake in Olympus

    4:53 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    Sony says it is unloading the assets, valued at $632 million on Wednesday, to raise money for strategic investments. READ MORE

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  10. Japan's Toho Chooses Anime Masters to Direct 'Godzilla' Movie

    1:54 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    Hideaki Anno, creator of the cult anime series 'Evangelion,' and Shinji Higuchi, are promising the largest monster in the history of the franchise. READ MORE

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  11. Bruce Lee's Estate Seeks to Stop Icon's Depiction in 'Ip Man 3'

    10:50 pm PDT 03/31/2015
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    Pegasus announced at Filmart that Bruce Lee will be computer generated in the third installment of the popular action biopic franchise. READ MORE

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  12. Hollywood Reporter Inks Content Partnership With China's Tencent

    5:28 pm PDT 03/31/2015
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    The partnership will see news, features and videos syndicated on Tencent's online portal QQ.com for a section entitled "THR on Tencent." READ MORE

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  13. Korea's Jeonju Fest to Open With Asian Premiere of Vincent Cassel Drama 'Partisan'

    3:54 am PDT 03/31/2015
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    The event's expanded lineup features 200 films from 47 countries, but organizers were disappointed that no submissions concerned the highly politicized 2014 ferry disaster. READ MORE

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  14. China's Alibaba Pacts With Bertelsmann Over Streaming Rights

    11:33 pm PDT 03/30/2015
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    The deal with BMG includes over 2.5 million songs from artists including Black Sabbath, Bruno Mars, the Smashing Pumpkins and the Rolling Stones. READ MORE

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  15. China Box Office: Colin Firth's Charm Helps 'Kingsman' to Regal Performance

    10:13 pm PDT 03/30/2015
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    Andy Lau's abduction tale 'Lost and Love' is the biggest domestic performer of the week. READ MORE

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  16. South Korea Box Office: Local Comedy 'Twenty' Tops 'Whiplash'

    9:34 pm PDT 03/30/2015
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    The coming-of-age drama swept almost half of the weekend revenue, marking the first significant haul by a Korean film in weeks. READ MORE

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  17. Japan Box Office: 'Jupiter Ascending' Debuts With $1 Million

    3:04 pm PDT 03/30/2015
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    'Into the Woods' and 'American Sniper' are enjoying strong runs as local children's films also score during spring vacation. READ MORE

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  18. Okinawa Festival: Yoshimoto CEO Hiroshi Osaki Talks Second City, CAA Collaborations (Q&A)

    3:00 am PDT 03/30/2015
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    Osaki talked about the fast growing Kyoto festival, similarly backed by Yoshimoto, and where both OIMF and Kyoto fit into the company's strategy. READ MORE

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  19. Okinawa Festival: Shift in Focus for Seventh Edition

    2:30 am PDT 03/30/2015
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    The backers of Okinawa festival are in the midst of re-inventing it as a community orientated general entertainment event. READ MORE

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  20. Jackie Chan Planning to Shoot India-China Co-Production 'Kung-Fu Yoga'

    1:34 am PDT 03/30/2015
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    The action star has said he hopes to shoot the action-comedy in India this autumn. READ MORE

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