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  1. 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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  2. Major League Baseball Games to Be Streamed in China by LeTV

    12:08 am PST 01/07/2016
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    The growing consumer electronics and entertainment company will broadcast 125 games in China for each of the next three MLB seasons. READ MORE

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  3. Chinese Pop Star Lu Han Releases Official 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Music Video

    8:00 pm PST 01/06/2016
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    Often described as China's answer to Justin Bieber, the 25-year-old pop star has a massive online following in the country, where he is promoting the movie as Disney's "honorary Jedi." READ MORE

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  4. Dick Cook Studios, Chinese Conglomerate Citic Guoan to Host U.S.-China Film Summit

    6:24 pm PST 01/06/2016
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    The business event, to be held near Beijing in March, will bring together Hollywood and Chinese executives and filmmakers for conferences and networking. READ MORE

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  5. Netflix Reveals Details of India Launch

    1:21 pm PST 01/06/2016
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    India is among the 130 new countries where the service has just been launched, locally tailored to include Bollywood and Indian arthouse titles in addition to international content. READ MORE

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  6. Will This Be China's Big Year to Buy Into Hollywood?

    12:21 pm PST 01/05/2016
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    Dalian Wanda's acquisition of Legendary Entertainment could spur a flurry of dealmaking by Chinese billionaires, including Alibaba's Jack Ma. READ MORE

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  7. China Box Office: 'Detective Chinatown' Wins Weekend, 'Mr. Six' Shows Staying Power

    12:03 am PST 01/05/2016
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    Fantasy action movie 'Mojin' picked up another $53 million for an impressive $243 million cume after three weeks. READ MORE

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  8. China's Wanda Acquiring Controlling Stake in Legendary Entertainment

    5:46 pm PST 01/04/2016
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    The deal, which could be announced as soon as next week, values the U.S. movie studio at between $3 billion and $4 billion. READ MORE

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  9. China Entertainment Stocks Hit as Market Crashes on First Trading Day of 2016

    2:52 am PST 01/04/2016
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    Chinese regulators halted trading on the first day of 2016 as weak factory data and concerns over a weakening currency triggered a sell-off that affected markets around the world. READ MORE

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  10. South Korea Box Office: 'Sherlock' Debuts in Third, 'Star Wars' Drops to Fourth Spot

    2:18 am PST 01/04/2016
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    Two domestic films topped the charts, while 'Hotel Transylvania 2' finished in fifth position. READ MORE

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  11. China Box Office: The 10 Biggest Movies of 2015

    8:35 pm PST 01/03/2016
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    Chinese filmmakers made strong gains against Hollywood in 2015, claiming seven of the top 10 spots for the year. The country is expected to surpass North America as the world's largest movie market sometime in 2017 — or sooner. READ MORE

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  12. Global 2015 Box Office: Revenue Hits Record $38 Billion-Plus

    9:18 am PST 01/03/2016
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    The milestone is due in large part to the China box office — which grew an astounding 49 percent — and a recovery in North America. READ MORE

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  13. China's Alibaba Pictures Ousts Senior Board Member After Graft Allegations

    7:05 am PST 01/01/2016
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    The company said it hasn't been able to contact the executive since July, when he was detained by Chinese authorities over corruption allegations tied to his time at Tencent Holdings. READ MORE

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  14. China Box Office Grows Astonishing 48.7 Percent in 2015, Hits $6.78 Billion

    5:44 am PST 12/31/2015
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    Hollywood movies accounted for 38.4 percent of the Chinese box office this year, falling from a 45.5 percent market share in 2014. READ MORE

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  15. China Box Office: 'Sherlock' Braves 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

    9:14 am PST 12/30/2015
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    The 90-minute holiday special — based on the cult British TV series — is getting a wide theatrical release in China a few days before J.J. Abrams' juggernaut descends on the market. READ MORE

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  16. Japan 2015 in Review: NBCU Buys Control of Theme Park, Sony Eyes Profit, Netflix Launches

    1:21 am PST 12/30/2015
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    Comic Con will launch in the country, Nintendo's iconic boss died and a former Google executive rises at SoftBank. READ MORE

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  17. South Korea Sets Movie Attendance Record for Fifth Consecutive Year

    6:35 pm PST 12/29/2015
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    Local hits 'Veteran' and 'Assassination' led the way as the booming Korean entertainment industry showed no sign of abating in 2015. READ MORE

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  18. China Box Office: 'Mojin' Marches Toward $200 Million

    1:42 am PST 12/29/2015
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    While Hollywood was blocked from the market during the lucrative holiday period, slapstick comedy 'Devil and Angel' opened to $74 million, and gritty crime drama 'Mr. Six' exceeded expectations with a $40 million debut. READ MORE

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  19. South Korea 2015 in Review: MERS Outbreak Hits Box Office, China and Hollywood Deals Boom

    12:21 am PST 12/29/2015
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    The Busan film festival had a showdown with city officials, and the country saw its first virtual reality movie. READ MORE

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  20. Japanese Director Hirokazu Kore-eda Reveals Next Film, 'After the Storm'

    2:29 am PST 12/28/2015
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    The film has been scheduled for a late May release in Japan, placing it in strong contention for selection at the Cannes Film Festival. READ MORE

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  21. India 2015 in Review: Censorship Controversies, Hollywood Milestones and Netflix Buzz

    1:11 am PST 12/28/2015
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    Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra cracked Hollywood with 'Quantico,' while 'Furious 7' and 'Jurassic World' made history, and Salman Khan's legal issues didn't hurt his box-office appeal. READ MORE

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