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  1. China's Baidu Buys $58M Stake in Hong Kong Theater Chain SMI

    7:20 pm PDT 06/14/2015
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    The deal is part of a wider $114 million fund raising exercise. READ MORE

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  2. Shanghai Film Festival: China's Alibaba to Launch Netflix-Like Streaming Service

    5:58 pm PDT 06/14/2015
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    The Internet giant announced that it will launch the service, called TBO, in two months time. READ MORE

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  3. Patrick Dempsey Finishes Second in Le Mans Amateur Auto Race

    8:11 am PDT 06/14/2015
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    "You always dream about moments like this," the actor told French television. READ MORE

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  4. Box Office: 'Jurassic World' Stomps to Biggest U.S. Debut Ever With $209M

    7:21 am PDT 06/14/2015
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    The tentpole was even bigger than expected Sunday, propelling it past previous record-holder 'The Avengers.' READ MORE

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  5. Shanghai Film Festival: China's Bona Film Group Announces 26-Film Slate Over Next Few Years

    8:45 pm PDT 06/13/2015
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    CEO Yu Dong made the surprise revelation just days after an offer to take the company private. READ MORE

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  6. Shanghai Film Festival: Mike Tyson, Donnie Yen Face Off on the Red Carpet

    8:20 am PDT 06/13/2015
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    DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg, British actress Rosamund Pike and local superstar Fan Bingbing also walked the carpet. READ MORE

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  7. 'Waterfall': Theater Review

    2:52 pm PDT 06/12/2015
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    Broadway veterans Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire collaborate with Thai artists on this hapless East/West musical. READ MORE

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  8. Video Streamer Viki, China’s Huala Baina Film & TV Strike Content Deal

    2:25 am PDT 06/12/2015
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    The deal will allow for hundreds of Chinese TV dramas to reach a global audience. READ MORE

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  9. 'Entourage' Meets 'Mean Girls' in Chinese Online TV Drama Set in Hollywood, Beijing

    2:13 am PDT 06/12/2015
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    'The Circle' hopes to wow Chinese audiences with a female-driven look at the film industry, with an associate producer of 'Entourage' serving as an executive producer. READ MORE

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  10. Distrify Media, China's Future TV Ink Landmark VOD Pact

    2:00 am PDT 06/12/2015
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    The Scottish company will set up an office in China following investment of $1 million for VOD growth into the country. READ MORE

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  11. Shanghai Film Festival: Action and Asia in Focus at 18th Edition

    8:37 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    A health scare related to the MERS virus weighs on the fest as organizers ask South Koreans not to come. READ MORE

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  12. China Box Office: 'Jurassic World' Scores Monster Opening Day

    7:51 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    The Chris Pratt-starring reboot opens in North America through Universal on June 12. READ MORE

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  13. Shanghai Film Festival: South Korean Guests Cancel Trip Amid MERS Scare

    1:01 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    CJ Entertainment staff and filmmakers have canceled their travel arrangements after organizers asked them to reconsider attending. READ MORE

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  14. Mumbai Film Festival Announces New Board, Sponsors

    12:19 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    Reliance and Fox's Star India are key sponsors while board members include Disney India MD Siddharth Roy Kapur. READ MORE

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  15. South Korean Animated Film 'Back To The Jurassic' Hits U.S. Theaters

    11:49 pm PDT 06/10/2015
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    The dinosaur adventure, which features the voices of Melanie Griffith and Jane Lynch, will open across major American cities on June 12. READ MORE

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  16. Jackie Chan's Son Jaycee Taken Off China Blacklist for New Movie

    9:57 pm PDT 06/10/2015
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    Jaycee's role in Chen Kaige's 'A Monk Comes Down The Mountain' will not be cut as originally feared. READ MORE

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  17. Paramount, South Korea's Lotte in Distribution Deal

    6:38 am PDT 06/10/2015
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    The new arrangement is expected to give the studio better reach in the Korean market via the country's second-largest exhibition group. READ MORE

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  18. Shanghai, Tokyo Film Festivals to Partner

    12:04 am PDT 06/10/2015
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    Two of Asia's largest fests announce cooperation as relations between the region's economic powerhouses show increasing signs of improvement. READ MORE

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  19. China Blacklists 38 Cartoons Citing Violent, Pornographic Content

    5:23 am PDT 06/09/2015
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    The list from the Ministry of Culture includes TV series, movies and comics, including several Japanese manga adaptations. READ MORE

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  20. China's Heyi Film Announces Movie Adaptation of Online Comedy 'Surprise'

    12:25 am PDT 06/09/2015
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    Heyi, the film unit of Internet giant Youku Tudou, will adapt the day-to-day misadventures of a character called Dachui Wang, who has had 2 billion cumulative video views online. READ MORE

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  21. U.K.'s Double Negative and India's PFW Announce Mumbai VFX Facility Plans

    12:05 am PDT 06/09/2015
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    Among its various Hollywood projects, the go-to facility for Christopher Nolan has won Oscars for 'Inception' and 'Interstellar.' READ MORE

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