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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. China's Huayi Brothers Predicts Profit of $136 Million for 2015

    11:07 pm PST 01/27/2016
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    The leading Chinese studio has an ongoing production pact with Bob Simonds' STX Entertainment. READ MORE

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  6. 20th Century Fox Signs Exclusive Output Deal With China’s iQIYI

    8:17 pm PST 01/27/2016
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    The online video company, owned by search giant Baidu, will be the first in China to stream 'The Martian,' 'The Revenant' and more. READ MORE

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  7. 'The Dork, the Girl and the Douchebag' ('Kuzu to Busu to Gesu'): Rotterdam Review

    2:59 pm PST 01/27/2016
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    Japanese enfant terrible Yosuke Okuda returns to Rotterdam as director and star of a comically twisted tale with dodgy scams and drug deals aplenty. READ MORE

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  8. China Box Office: 'Star Wars' Winds Down During Slow Week

    7:21 am PST 01/26/2016
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    Bad weather kept many moviegoers in the world's second-largest theatrical market at home, but 'Kung Fu Panda 3' brought a jolt of energy during preview screenings. READ MORE

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  9. Japan Box Office: 2015 Revenue Up 5.2 Percent to $1.84 Billion

    11:15 pm PST 01/25/2016
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    'Jurassic World' and 'Big Hero 6' were the top earners for Hollywood, which grew its overall share to 46.6 percent. READ MORE

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  10. Hasbro, DMG Sign Deal to Create Huge 'Transformers' Attraction in China

    10:46 pm PST 01/25/2016
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    The world's first live 'Transformers' experience, described as a "cross between an action-adventure spectacle, a theme park attraction and a theatrical show," will debut in China in 2017. READ MORE

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  11. South Korea Box Office: 'The Revenant' on Top for Second Week Despite Bitterly Cold Weather

    10:12 pm PST 01/25/2016
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    'The Big Short' debuted in third place as admissions dropped almost 22 percent. READ MORE

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  12. Japan Box Office: 'Star Wars' Knocked Off Top Spot, Passes $80M

    8:00 am PST 01/25/2016
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    Time-travel samurai film 'Nobunaga Concerto' wins the weekend with a $5.2 million bow. READ MORE

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  13. China Box Office: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Earns Impressive $6.4M in Previews

    7:16 am PST 01/25/2016
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    The third installment in DreamWorks Animation's franchise screened for only three hours on Saturday. READ MORE

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  14. Vicki Zhao to Direct Animated Film Adaptation of 'My Fair Princess' for Alibaba Pictures

    3:15 am PST 01/25/2016
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    The Chinese actress-turned-director is coming full circle as she signs on to helm a big-screen version of the 1990s TV drama that made her a star. READ MORE

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  15. China’s Shanghai Media, Russia’s Gazprom Media Partner on Film, TV Distribution

    8:54 pm PST 01/24/2016
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    The deal comes as Russia's major step towards closer ties with China in the film domain. READ MORE

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  16. Reliance Entertainment Boards Indo-French Co-Production 'nOmber One'

    10:54 am PST 01/24/2016
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    The mountaineering drama will be directed by Serge Hazanavicius, whose brother Michel directed the Oscar-winning 'The Artist', and will star French actor Kev Adams. READ MORE

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  17. 'Alone' ('Honja'): Film Review

    5:15 pm PST 01/22/2016
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    South Korean helmer Park Hong-min's thriller, about a man trapped in an endless nightmare, will make its international premiere at Rotterdam after its award-winning debut at the Busan and Seoul festivals. READ MORE

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  18. Universal Pictures to Strike $500M Slate Deal With China's Perfect World

    9:52 am PST 01/22/2016
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    The five-year pact makes the Chinese TV production and video games company a co-financier. READ MORE

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  19. 'Ip Man 3': Five Things to Know About the Hong Kong Martial Arts Flick

    9:00 am PST 01/22/2016
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    With Bruce Lee and Mike Tyson both making an appearance, the supposed franchise closer has potent fanboy appeal. READ MORE

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  20. Wanda Chairman Wang Jianlin Serenades His Staff at Corporate Gathering

    7:17 pm PST 01/21/2016
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    China's richest man — and new owner of Legendary Entertainment — showed that he has karaoke skills to match his business acumen at the Chinese conglomorate's annual meeting. READ MORE

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  21. Will Chinese Moviegoers Pay Twice to See 'Kung Fu Panda 3'?

    5:00 am PST 01/21/2016
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    Jeffrey Katzenberg bets on a unique Mandarin version to boost curiosity (and profits) for the Asia-friendly threequel. READ MORE

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