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  1. China Box Office: 'Star Wars' Loses Weekend to Chinese Film 'Boonie Bears 3'

    12:41 am PST 01/19/2016
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    J.J. Abrams' global blockbuster slipped 70 percent in its second weekend in China after its screen count was drastically reduced. READ MORE

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  2. South Korea Box Office: 'The Revenant' Among Top Fox Openings of All Time

    9:45 am PST 01/18/2016
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    Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu directed the frontier epic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. READ MORE

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  3. Japan Box Office: 'Star Wars' Stays No. 1, Nears $75M

    9:16 am PST 01/18/2016
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    Elsewhere, 'Spectre' overtakes 'Skyfall' to become the highest-grossing James Bond film in Japan in local currency terms. READ MORE

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  4. India's Filmfare Awards: Priyanka Chopra Movie, Sony TV India Comedy Top Winners

    4:14 am PST 01/18/2016
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    The 'Quantico' star won the best supporting actress honor for 'Bajirao Mastani,' with Deepika Padukone named best actress for her role in 'Piku.' READ MORE

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  5. Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum Announces 28 Projects

    2:50 am PST 01/18/2016
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    The 14th forum will present a total of 13 awards, amounting to $177,200 in cash and value-in-kind. READ MORE

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  6. China's Wanda Projects $612M in Legendary Revenue for 2016

    1:50 am PST 01/18/2016
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    The Chinese real estate and investment conglomerate — led by China's richest individual, Wang Jianlin — predicts 30 percent overall growth in its entertainment business this year. READ MORE

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  7. 'Deadpool' Denied Release in China Due to Graphic Violence

    11:29 pm PST 01/17/2016
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    The Ryan Reynolds anti-superhero movie has been denied permission to screen in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

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  8. 'The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale' ('Daeho'): Film Review

    5:52 pm PST 01/15/2016
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    'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' and 'Lucy' star Choi Min-sik returns to action as a retired sharpshooter facing off against the last surviving tiger in Japanese-occupied Korea in 1925. READ MORE

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  9. Netflix Goes Global: Streamer to Combat VPNs, Push Subscribers to Local Service

    12:30 am PST 01/15/2016
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    "If all of our content were globally available, there wouldn't be a reason for members to use proxies or unblockers,” said David Fullagar, Netflix’s vp content delivery architecture. READ MORE

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  10. Huanxi Buys Stake in SVOD Service Mubi, Partners on China Launch

    3:22 am PST 01/14/2016
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    The entertainment company is spending $50 million to help launch Mubi China, taking an 8 percent stake in a deal that values the company at $125 million. READ MORE

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  11. China Media Capital, Base FX Unveil Joint Venture to Produce Effects-Driven Chinese Films

    8:52 pm PST 01/13/2016
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    Base FX contributed over 400 shots for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and was the lead visual effects company behind 'Monster Hunt,' China's highest-grossing film ever. READ MORE

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  12. Dumb Money or Shrewd Buy? Analyzing Wanda's $3.5B Legendary Deal

    8:30 am PST 01/13/2016
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    Why would China's Wang Jianlin pay billions to control Thomas Tull's hit-and-miss company? It's either a risky move or a smart bet on a global franchise machine: "I wouldn't underestimate Wanda." READ MORE

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  13. Shanghai Disney Sets Opening Date

    3:29 pm PST 01/12/2016
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    Shanghai Disney Resort consists of a 963-acre theme park as well as a hotel and entertainment complex. READ MORE

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  14. Japan Box Office: 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' on Course to Cross $100 Million

    11:46 am PST 01/12/2016
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    J.J. Abrams' blockbuster has earned $1.75 billion globally. READ MORE

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  15. ESPN, Sony Unveil India Sports Networks Launch, Programming Details

    3:10 am PST 01/12/2016
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    The sports powerhouse returns to India two years after ending a partnership with 21st Century Fox's Star network, with the NFL, NASCAR and the Australian Open tennis tournament among the programming highlights. READ MORE

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  16. Chinese Tech Billionaire Acquires Gay Dating App Grindr

    9:37 pm PST 01/11/2016
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    Zhou Yahui's company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. offers $93 million for a 60 percent stake in New Grindr LLC. READ MORE

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  17. It's Official: China's Wanda Acquires Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 Billion

    6:18 pm PST 01/11/2016
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    The deal marks the first time that a U.S. movie studio known for producing big-budget global tentpoles has come under Chinese ownership. READ MORE

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  18. China Box Office: 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Rockets to Record $33M Opening Day

    9:44 am PST 01/09/2016
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    J.J. Abrams' blockbuster landed in the world's second-largest moviegoing market on Saturday. READ MORE

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  19. Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Faces Final Test in China

    5:00 am PST 01/08/2016
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    The Disney tentpole has faced an uphill marketing battle in China, the world's second-largest movie market, where the saga is surprisingly unknown. READ MORE

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  20. English Soccer Club Manchester United to Launch 24-Hour TV Channel in China

    10:55 pm PST 01/07/2016
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    Soccer has seen explosive growth in the world's most populous nation, where Man U claims some 108 million fans — nearly double the population of the U.K. READ MORE

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  21. Hollywood Stocks Open Lower After China Market Crash, Netflix Rises as Service Goes Global

    6:54 am PST 01/07/2016
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    Apple is among the big decliners, dropping below the $100 mark. READ MORE

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