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  1. China’s Wanda to Spend $1.2 Billion on Beverly Hills Entertainment HQ

    3:58 am PDT 08/08/2014
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    The real estate giant, and owners of AMC Theaters, will keep its U.S. commercial business in New York but is bullish on the prospects for its Wilshire site. READ MORE

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  2. India's CinePlay Merges Theater With Cinema Aiming for Global Appeal

    1:30 am PDT 08/08/2014
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    Co-founded by actress and former Cannes jury member Nandita Das, the new venture aims to showcase theater content from India and overseas for a global audience. READ MORE

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  3. China Cranks Up Censorship of Instant Messaging Services

    6:01 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    New rules imposed by the country's Internet watchdog will force users to register using their real names. READ MORE

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  4. Fox International Channels Takes Global Rights on Chinese TV Series 'Tiger Mom'

    3:23 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    The comedy-drama follows a Chinese mother who dispenses tough love and has extremely high expectations for her children. READ MORE

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  5. Chinese Musical TV Drama Draws Ratings, Criticism for 'Copying' 'Glee'

    2:16 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    "My Youth High Eight Degrees" debuted on Chinese screens in July, although some say the plot, setting and characters are all reminiscent of the American hit show. READ MORE

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  6. Doug Liman to Receive Japanese Government Award for 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    6:35 pm PDT 08/06/2014
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    The director will be presented with the J3C Award in a Sept. 13 ceremony. READ MORE

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  7. Hong Kong Court Says Film Mogul Can Sue Google for Defamation

    2:50 pm PDT 08/06/2014
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    Searches for Emperor Group chief Albert Yeung’s name yield references to triad organized crime gangs in autocomplete. READ MORE

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  8. Oscars: Turkey Nominates 'Winter Sleep' in Foreign Language Category

    5:01 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour-plus epic won the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or and is the director's third nomination in the foreign language category. READ MORE

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  9. 'The Fault In Our Stars' to Get Bollywood Remake

    12:46 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    The Josh Boone-directed original will be localized and adapted into Hindi says Fox Star Studios India head Vijay Singh. READ MORE

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  10. Thailand's Military Junta Bans Online Dictator Game 'Tropico 5' as Threat to Security

    10:53 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    Military rulers feared the game could undermine stability, developers said. READ MORE

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  11. South Korean Filmmakers Sign Petition Against 'Civilian Massacre' in Gaza

    7:57 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    "Oldboy" director Park Chan-wook and "The Berlin Film" director Ryoo Seung-yong are among 100 public figures supporting the petition. READ MORE

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  12. India's Viacom18 Launches Short Film Contest Inspired by Upcoming Boxing Biopic

    1:24 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    The Cineshorts competition invites budding filmmakers to submit shorts focused on the theme "Against All Odds," inspired by the studio's "Mary Kom." READ MORE

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  13. China Box Office: 'White Haired Witch' Casts Its Spell as Local Films Rule

    12:09 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    The Qixi festival, China's equivalent of Valentine's Day, gave a boost to box office revenue during the week. READ MORE

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  14. Jason Statham Looks to Star in Chinese Action Film

    2:18 am PDT 08/04/2014
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    A Chinese producer says he is looking to create "an action movie only for Chinese audiences" with the British action hero, who is on tour in China to promote "The Expendables 3." READ MORE

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  15. China to Open $323 Million Musical Production Center

    1:34 am PDT 08/04/2014
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    The Langfeng-based center will produce and promote musical theater in the country, with Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" set to be the first production. READ MORE

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  16. South Korean Box Office: Local Epic 'Roaring Currents' in Record-Breaking Debut

    10:40 pm PDT 08/03/2014
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    The historical actioner starring "Lucy" star Choi Min-sik cashed in $37.5 million, setting several box-office records as a string of Korean blockbusters dominate. READ MORE

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  17. Japan's Studio Ghibli May Have Made Its Last Animated Film

    9:48 pm PDT 08/03/2014
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    The animation powerhouse's current head says it is considering the end of movie productions following the retirement of Hayao Miyazaki and the underperformance of its latest releases. READ MORE

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  18. Busan Fest to Honor Hong Kong's Ann Hui as Asian Filmmaker of the Year

    7:12 pm PDT 08/03/2014
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    One of Asia's great female directors, Hui led the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the 1970s and '80s. READ MORE

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  19. Shah Rukh Khan to Host Indian Live Extension of Simon Cowell's 'Got Talent'

    7:35 am PDT 08/02/2014
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    The special ticketed event will be held this December and showcase 10 Indian and international talents. READ MORE

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  20. Tokyo Film Fest to Feature New Audience Award

    2:14 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The $10,000 award will be part of the main competition prizes and is being run jointly with Wowow, Japan's biggest satellite TV network. READ MORE

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  21. China's Alibaba Invests in Maker of 'The Hobbit' Mobile Game

    1:46 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The e-commerce giant invests $120 million in free-to-play company Kabam, which is behind such titles as "Fast & Furious 6: The Game" and an upcoming "The Hunger Games" mobile game. READ MORE

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