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  1. ‘Old Days’ (‘Ol-deu De-i-jeu’): Film Review

    4:01 pm PDT 04/29/2016
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    Prior to his new film’s world premiere at Cannes, South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook and his team recall their experience making 'Oldboy,' a Grand Prize winner on the Croisette in 2003. READ MORE

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  2. 'Kung Fu Panda' Coup? How DreamWorks Could Benefit NBCUniversal in China

    9:29 am PDT 04/29/2016
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    Oriental DreamWorks, the Shanghai-based joint venture studio Jeffery Katzenberg launched in 2012, may have been a particularly appealing piece of the picture for Comcast. READ MORE

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  3. Fortissimo Films Acquires Dystopic Drama 'The White King'

    12:32 am PDT 04/29/2016
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    The film stars newcomer Lorenzo Allchurch as a 12-year-old and supermodel Agyness Deyn as his mother. READ MORE

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  4. Bruno Wu, Arthur Sarkissian Launch Film Production Venture

    8:40 pm PDT 04/28/2016
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    The Chinese businessman and Hollywood producer are planning a slate of five films under the new Peak Time Entertainment banner. READ MORE

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  5. India's Prime Focus Sells Stake in Digital Domain for $30M, Plans Joint Venture

    4:56 am PDT 04/28/2016
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    A share swap between the two companies, valued at $55 million, would cover the proposed venture that would offer services for the advertising and virtual-reality markets in India. READ MORE

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  6. Sony Film Unit Full-Year Profit Down 34 Percent

    11:08 pm PDT 04/27/2016
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    The box office success of 'Spectre' was not enough to prevent a fall in profit for Sony Pictures Entertainment. READ MORE

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  7. Disney's 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' Gets China Release Date

    9:46 pm PDT 04/27/2016
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    Disney is having a huge year in China, with 'Zootopia' having set local records, 'Jungle Book' still going strong and 'Captain America: Civil War' expected to do big business next weekend. READ MORE

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  8. Ratpac, Warner Bros. to Launch Chinese Film Fund With China Media Capital (Exclusive)

    7:23 pm PDT 04/27/2016
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    Warner Bros. and Ratpac are doubling down on Chinese-language film production, Brett Ratner told THR in Beijing. READ MORE

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  9. IPTV Creating Co-Production Opportunities for Genre Films in China and Korea

    7:23 am PDT 04/27/2016
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    Genre films such as horror can get around the Chinese censorship process if they are screened only online, said panelists at the Udine Far East Film Festival's industry section. READ MORE

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  10. Discovery Buys Stake in Online Video Site RugbyPass

    2:05 am PDT 04/27/2016
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    The deal for the platform, which targets 23 Asian markets, fits in with Discovery's continued push into OTT offerings to serve superfans. READ MORE

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  11. Paramount Pictures Sued for $27M in China Over 'Transformers 4' Product Placement

    10:46 pm PDT 04/26/2016
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    A local tourism company says it paid Paramount and its Chinese partner $750,000 for the display of a logo that never appeared in the finished film. READ MORE

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  12. China Demands Shutdown of DisneyLife Service (Report)

    11:36 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    The sudden suspension of DisneyLife comes amid a crackdown in China's digital media space. READ MORE

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  13. China's Alibaba Pictures to Remake 'Night at the Museum'

    10:17 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    The project is the latest collaboration between Hollywood and the upstart studio established by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma. READ MORE

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  14. China Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Clobbers 'The Huntsman'

    7:19 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    Jon Favreau's CGI-live action spectacular -- which is about to cross $100 million -- led an otherwise slow weekend. READ MORE

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  15. Hollywood and China: A Fad or Future of the Film Industry?

    7:17 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    An all-star executive panel including Ari Emanuel, Jim Gianopulos, Bob Simonds and the head of Wanda Pictures discussed the future of the world's two largest film industires in Beverly Hills on April 16. READ MORE

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  16. Japan Box Office: 'Zootopia' Opens Strong but Topped by Local Anime Film

    4:41 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    Disney's animated animal-menagerie brought in $4M, while 'The Revenant' bowed at No. 5 during a busy weekend before the country's Golden Week holidays. READ MORE

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  17. China's Wanda Pictures Gets Investment From Financial Companies Puji, Jupai

    6:55 am PDT 04/25/2016
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    The companies are looking to "capitalize on the burgeoning global media and entertainment industry as well as other high-growth sector companies that have cross-border attraction in China and [the] United States." READ MORE

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  18. Stan Lee's Indian Superhero Bollywood Film Gets Director

    1:14 am PDT 04/25/2016
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    Based on the 'Spider-Man' creator's first Indian superhero character Chakra, launched back in 2011, the live-action movie will be directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, whose debut film screened at the Cannes festival. READ MORE

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  19. 'Captain America: Civil War' Director Joe Russo on the Film Industry's Chinese Future (Q&A)

    11:53 am PDT 04/22/2016
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    In Beijing, he discusses how the movie deconstructs the superhero genre, the end of indie movies in the U.S. and why he's setting up a Chinese studio. READ MORE

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  20. China Shuts Down Apple's Film and Book Services

    11:55 pm PDT 04/21/2016
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    “We hope to make books and movies available again to our customers in China as soon as possible,” says a spokeswoman for the tech giant. READ MORE

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