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  1. Japan Box Office: 'Doraemon' Anime Still All-Conquering

    4:49 am PDT 04/06/2015
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    The latest installment of the 'cat-type robot' - Japan's most-watched cinematic franchise - has racked up $28.5 million. READ MORE

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  2. Cambodian Theater Chain Cancels 'Furious 7' Promo Encouraging Illegal Street Racing

    4:47 am PDT 04/06/2015
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    Legend Cinemas wanted people to send in photos of their speedometers clocking furious speeds. READ MORE

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  3. South Korea Box Office: 'Furious 7' Races to the Top

    8:05 pm PDT 04/05/2015
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    The Hollywood actioner cashed in $9 million while local comedy Twenty' continues to perform strongly. READ MORE

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  4. Nicole Kidman Criticized by Flight Attendants Group Over Ad for "Abhorrent" Airline

    6:24 pm PDT 04/05/2015
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    The actress is the face of Etihad Airways, the state-owned air carrier of the United Arab Emirates. READ MORE

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  5. China's Wanda Group Becomes Second Largest Stakeholder of South Korea's Dexter Studios

    1:09 pm PDT 04/04/2015
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    The Chinese giant bought a $10 million stake in the South Korean VFX firm, marking the latest headline-making collaboration between the two Asian countries' closely knit film industries. READ MORE

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  6. Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Expanding from Bollywood to Hollywood with 'Broken Horses' (Q&A)

    2:01 am PDT 04/03/2015
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    One of India's top directors makes his U.S. debut with the tale of a drug war on the U.S.-Mexican border. READ MORE

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  7. Zhang Yimou, Jiang Wen Face Off at China Film Directors Guild Awards

    12:55 am PDT 04/03/2015
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    Lou Ye's 'Blind Massage' leads with six nominations. READ MORE

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  8. China Box Office: Theater Takings Rise 40 Percent in First Quarter (Report)

    12:46 am PDT 04/03/2015
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    Domestic movies made up over two-thirds of the showing, according to data from the research group Entgroup. READ MORE

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  9. Hong Kong's ATV to Close After Denial of Broadcast License

    3:20 am PDT 04/02/2015
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    April 1, 2016 will mark the end of the 58-year-old station and concludes months of turmoil for the company. READ MORE

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  10. 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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  11. '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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  12. '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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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