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  1. Tokyo Disneyland Rings Up Record Profit Despite Drop in Admissions (Report)

    11:46 pm PDT 04/06/2016
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    Oriental Land, operator of the Tokyo Disney theme parks, is set announce profits of $677 million, its fifth straight year of record results. READ MORE

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  2. Brett Ratner to Chair Beijing Film Festival Competition Jury

    7:18 pm PDT 04/06/2016
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    Joining Ratner on the jury are Hong Kong director Teddy Chan, Germany's Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and Japanese filmmaker Yojiro Takita. READ MORE

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  3. Mark Gordon, Hawk Koch Team for Action Love Story 'Edge of the World'

    10:40 am PDT 04/06/2016
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    Chinese entertainment studio Pegasus Media Group and China Film Group are financing the action-filled transcontinental love story, which is written by David Seidler and Jacqueline Feather. READ MORE

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  4. Bollywood Stars Named in Panama Papers Leak

    4:16 am PDT 04/06/2016
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    Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan has denied any links with offshore companies in tax havens while his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan issued a statement saying the information was "totally untrue and false." READ MORE

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  5. Hong Kong Film Awards: Local Producers Want Voting System Changes After 'Ten Years' Win

    3:17 am PDT 04/06/2016
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    Leading industry players felt 'Ten Years' winning best film was a result of voting being "manipulated to produce an irrational result." READ MORE

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  6. China's Alibaba Completes $4.2B Buyout of Online Video Giant Youku Tudou

    1:14 am PDT 04/06/2016
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    The Chinese company is expected to integrate video offerings into its core e-commerce business much the way Amazon has. READ MORE

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  7. U.S., Europe Looking to Catch Korean TV Drama Wave

    3:44 am PDT 04/05/2016
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    Korean TV dramas and entertainment programs have long been a hot commodity across Asia. READ MORE

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  8. MIPTV: Fox's SCM Picks Up Mini-Series Slate From Japan's Wowow

    2:36 am PDT 04/05/2016
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    Fox Networks Group Asia has acquired pan-Asian rights to five mini-series from the Japanese pay-TV broadcaster. READ MORE

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  9. Local Filmmakers Speak Out After 'Ten Years' Hong Kong Film Awards Win

    1:19 am PDT 04/05/2016
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    Media Asia head Peter Lam called the win for the controversial dystopian film a "misfortune of the Hong Kong film industry." READ MORE

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  10. South Korean Theater Chain CJ CGV Acquires Turkey's Mars Entertainment

    12:54 am PDT 04/05/2016
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    The biggest Korean cinema chain paid $687 million for Mars and is now the fifth-largest exhibitor in the world. READ MORE

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  11. Japan Box Office: 'Batman v. Superman' Remains at No. 3 in Second Weekend

    3:57 pm PDT 04/04/2016
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    Action comedy 'Assassination Classroom: Graduation' and 'Doraemon' stayed No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. READ MORE

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  12. Massive Piracy Helps Russian Movie Gain Chinese Distribution Deal

    4:18 am PDT 04/04/2016
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    Bazelevs and Youngle Pictures agree to China release of 'He Is a Dragon' after the romantic fantasy is downloaded illegally more than 5.6 million times. READ MORE

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  13. China Box Office: 'Batman v Superman' Sinks 78 Percent in Second Weekend, Lands in Third Place

    12:35 am PDT 04/04/2016
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    The second-weekend plunge is the largest on record for a studio superhero movie in China. READ MORE

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  14. Controversial Dystopian Movie 'Ten Years' Wins Best Picture at Hong Kong Film Awards

    7:50 pm PDT 04/03/2016
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    After Beijing banned broadcasts of the glitzy awards show because of the film's nomination, the indie drama continued its rebuke to authority, winning the event's top honor. READ MORE

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  15. China's Film Carnival: 5 Things to Know About Dick Cook's $500M Financier

    5:00 am PDT 04/01/2016
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    Meet the deep-pocketed Hangzhou-based company bankrolling the former Disney Pictures chairman's new film and TV venture. READ MORE

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  16. William and Kate To Meet Bollywood Stars on First India Visit

    2:49 am PDT 04/01/2016
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    The royal couple's itinerary includes a fundraiser in Mumbai with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also on the guest list. READ MORE

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  17. Howard Gordon on the Indian '24' and Why a Local Version of 'Homeland' Could Work

    3:33 am PDT 03/31/2016
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    Anil Kapoor is the Indian Jack Bauer in the hit adaptation of the terrorist-fighting action series, which is currently shooting its second season. READ MORE

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  18. India's Reliance Industries Boosts Investment in Mobile Startup to $22.5B

    1:41 am PDT 03/31/2016
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    Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani describes Reliance Jio as “the world's largest startup” offering speedier 4G mobile and digital services. READ MORE

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  19. Hollywood Movies Make Major Gains in India

    8:50 am PDT 03/30/2016
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    'Furious 7' and 'Jurassic World' were the top Hollywood earners in 2015, while local releases dominating the box office included epic 'Baahubali.' READ MORE

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  20. South Korean Comedy 'Miss Granny' to Get Thai Remake

    1:21 am PDT 03/30/2016
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    The upcoming co-production by CJ Major Entertainment will be the third remake of the film in Asia. READ MORE

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  21. China's Alibaba Pictures Swings to 2015 Profit

    1:11 am PDT 03/30/2016
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    An investment in Paramount's 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' contributed $10.6 million in revenue and boosted the company's profit by $1.1 million. READ MORE

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