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  1. Medical Reality Show 'Dr What: Diagnosis Unknown' to Be Adapted in China

    4:00 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Created by London and LA-based format producer Small World IFT, the show's Chinese version will be co-produced by Japan's NHK and China's Legend Media, marking a rare collaboration between the two Asian countries. READ MORE

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  2. China Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Heading Toward $300 Million

    3:44 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Already the highest-grossing film ever in the country, Michael Bay's blockbuster pulled in another $56 million over the past week for a current cume of $280 million. READ MORE

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  3. Singapore Film Fest to Launch Southeast Asian Film Lab

    2:13 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    The 25th edition of the festival will debut a seven-day writing workshop aimed at boosting the careers of emerging screenwriters and directors from the region. READ MORE

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  4. Lionsgate Pacts With Alibaba for China Streaming Service

    8:06 pm PDT 07/14/2014
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    Alibaba is working on a New York IPO that could be the biggest tech listing in history and has been expanding rapidly into the entertainment industry. READ MORE

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  5. 21st Century Fox to Sell Its Stake in China's Bona Film Group

    7:22 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Investment group Fosun raises its stake as Bona CEO Yu Dong buys the Fox stake, saying the move would not affect ongoing co-productions, including "Bride Wars." READ MORE

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  6. Brillstein Packages Indian Historical Drama 'The Black Prince' (Exclusive)

    2:29 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Based on the real life story of the last King of Punjab, the project will be directed by Kavi Raz and features the acting debut of acclaimed singer-poet Satinder Sartaaj. READ MORE

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  7. ‎Universal Studios Japan to Boost Annual Visitors by 2 Million With 'Harry Potter World'

    11:52 pm PDT 07/13/2014
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    The new attraction, which cost $444 million, is part of a plan to revitalize the theme park and attract people from around Asia. READ MORE

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  8. China Animation Revenue Rises to $14 Billion in 2013

    10:43 pm PDT 07/13/2014
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    The Chinese government is keen to boost the animation sector, which is undergoing a revival, with domestic animated features scoring high in the box office and a slate of high-quality projects. READ MORE

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  9. Top Chinese TV Anchor Detained as Graft Probe Spreads to Media

    7:50 am PDT 07/13/2014
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    Rui Chenggang hosts "Economic News," one of China's most popular business TV shows. READ MORE

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  10. China’s Radio, Film, TV Industries Hit $60 Billion in Revenue in 2013

    4:37 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    Domestic productions were the driving force for an increase of $760 million in movie box office over the previous year. READ MORE

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  11. North Korea Files Complaint With United Nations Over 'The Interview'

    4:03 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    In a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the reclusive country called the film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, "an act of war." READ MORE

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  12. Bollywood Distributor Eros to Raise $96.5 Million Via Stock Sale

    2:22 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    The film major previously became the first Indian media and entertainment company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. READ MORE

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  13. Acclaimed Indian Actress Zohra Sehgal Dies at 102

    1:09 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    The celebrated centurion starred in both Indian and international films such as "Bend It Like Beckham," while her co-stars over the years included Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley and Amitabh Bachchan. READ MORE

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  14. Box Office: China's 'Tiny Times' to Battle 'Transformers 4' for Market Share

    8:13 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    "Tiny Times 3" is expected to do well with the domestic audience after weeks of dominance by Michael Bay’s metal giants. READ MORE

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  15. BBC to Launch 'Pop-Up' News Service on Facebook to Circumvent Thailand's Military Censorship

    4:03 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    The organization has decided to tap Thais' huge appetite for social media to ensure service and journalistic free speech in the country. READ MORE

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  16. Japan's Wowow Pay-TV Network Plans Major Expansion, Diversification

    11:38 pm PDT 07/09/2014
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    Facing increased competition in a fast-changing television industry landscape, Wowow is expanding into new areas at home, and strengthening its overseas presence. READ MORE

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  17. Hong Kong's Summer International Film Festival Unveils Programs

    9:52 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    The highlights include "Marcello Mastroianni: The Great Lover," which will feature seven of the Italian actor's classic films from the 1960s to the 1990s. READ MORE

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  18. Communist Propaganda Czar Wants China to Become a Movie Power

    8:05 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Liu Qibao says movies should reflect President Xi Jinping's vision of the "Chinese Dream." READ MORE

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  19. Local Version of 'Hell's Kitchen' Heading to Indonesia

    3:36 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    The first Asian take on the hit ITV Studios format will premiere in the country this winter, hosted by local food personality Juna Rorimpandey. READ MORE

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  20. George Clooney Blasts 'Daily Mail' for 'Fabricated,' 'Dangerous' Story

    12:46 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    UPDATED: The British tabloid has removed from its website a story alleging the actor's future mother-in-law is opposed to his upcoming marriage and has apologized to the actor "for any distress caused." READ MORE

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  21. China's Online Video Site Sohu to Screen 20 U.S. TV Shows, Including 'Conan' and 'Masters of Sex'

    7:28 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    Sohu.com's CEO says Chinese audiences love U.S. TV. READ MORE

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