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  1. Berlin: Liam Neeson's Korean War Film Sells to Germany, Taiwan

    4:43 am PST 02/13/2016
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    The actor stars as General Douglas MacArthur in 'Operation Chromite,' which tells the story of the secret mission X-Ray during the 1950 Korean War. READ MORE

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  2. China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Nears $200M at Record Pace

    10:11 am PST 02/12/2016
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    Two other Chinese blockbusters — 'The Man From Macau 3' and 'The Monkey King 2' — have also done huge business over the Lunar New Year holiday. READ MORE

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  3. China's Baidu Gets $2.25B Offer for Its 80.5 Percent Stake in Online Video Giant iQiyi

    5:43 am PST 02/12/2016
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    The offer from the CEOs of iQiyi and Baidu values the company at $2.8 billion. READ MORE

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  4. Should the Berlin Film Fest Change Dates to Accommodate China?

    7:00 am PST 02/11/2016
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    The Berlinale takes place during the Chinese New Year holiday, making it difficult for the world's second-largest film industry to participate. READ MORE

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  5. 'Deadpool' Release Clears India Censors — With Some Cuts

    6:45 am PST 02/11/2016
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    The Ryan Reynolds anti-superhero movie, which was denied release in China, will open in India this weekend timed with its U.S. release. READ MORE

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  6. China's Bliss Media Takes Stake in Wild Bunch's Insiders

    6:34 am PST 02/11/2016
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    The Shanghai-based film company is co-financing Pablo Larrain’s 'Jackie' and will distribute Mel Gibson's 'Hacksaw Ridge' in China. READ MORE

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  7. Japan Box Office: 'The Martian' Powers to $5.2M Opening

    9:08 am PST 02/09/2016
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    'The Force Awakens' has taken $91.4 million after eight weekends in Japan, its dollar total boosted by a stronger yen. READ MORE

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  8. China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single Day

    4:39 am PST 02/09/2016
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    China's box office pulled in $100.5 million, the most ever for a single day in the country, as filmgoers flocked to cinemas during the Lunar New Year holiday. READ MORE

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  9. 'Batman v Superman' Scores Coveted Day-And-Date China Release

    5:53 pm PST 02/07/2016
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    The Warner Bros. superhero showdown, starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, will open March 25 in North America, China and Japan, the world's three largest film markets. READ MORE

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  10. India's Reliance Entertainment Forms Bollywood Joint Venture Plan C Studios

    12:25 am PST 02/04/2016
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    Reliance is partnering with Friday Filmworks to produce a slate of new films including historical drama 'Rustom' starring Akshay Kumar. READ MORE

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  11. China Box Office: Revenue Soars 47 Percent in Normally Quiet January

    7:31 pm PST 02/03/2016
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    The market share for Hollywood movies, however, slipped to 29 percent for the first month of 2016. READ MORE

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  12. Asian Film Awards: 'The Assassin' leads with Nine Nominations

    4:43 am PST 02/03/2016
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    'Mountains May Depart, 'Veteran' and 'Mr. Six' each received four nominations. READ MORE

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  13. ESPN Signs Digital Distribution Deal With Chinese Internet Giant Tencent

    9:48 pm PST 02/02/2016
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    The agreement will give ESPN's basketball, X Games and international soccer coverage broad exposure in the Chinese market, where interest in sports is on the rise. READ MORE

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  14. China's Wanda Deal for Legendary Gets U.S. Regulatory Approval

    2:58 am PST 02/02/2016
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    Last month, the Chinese conglomorate announced plans to acquire the U.S. co-producer of 'Godzilla' and 'Jurassic World' for $3.5 billion, which would be the largest Chinese buyout of a U.S. media company ever. READ MORE

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  15. Coldplay and Beyonce's "Hymn for the Weekend" Video Sparks Debate About Cultural Appropriation

    1:22 am PST 02/02/2016
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    "No wonder then that #India will be known as the country of snake charmers & sadhus," tweets one critic. READ MORE

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  16. China's Light Chaser Animation Releases First VR Short

    12:22 am PST 02/02/2016
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    The studio, which was founded by Chinese tech billionaire Gary Wang, says it created 'Sent' to highlight the storytelling potential of virtual reality. READ MORE

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  17. Japan Box Office: 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Becomes Biggest Hit Since 'Frozen'

    10:52 am PST 02/01/2016
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    'The Force Awakens' reaches $84 million in Japan as it begins to wind down. READ MORE

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  18. Former Executive of Chinese Online Video Giant Youku Tudou Detained on Corruption Charges

    3:59 am PST 02/01/2016
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    Lu Fanxi served as vice president of peer-generated content at the online video giant until July, shortly before the company was bought by Alibaba Group for $4.8 billion. READ MORE

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  19. Sony Stock Jumps 12.4 Percent After Earnings in Biggest Single-Day Gain Since 2008

    2:48 am PST 02/01/2016
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    The increase added $3.3 billion to the company's market value in Tokyo and was driven by quarterly profits boosted by 'Spectre,' Adele and PlayStation 4. READ MORE

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  20. Indian Comedy 'Brahman Naman' to Premiere Globally on Netflix

    11:57 pm PST 01/31/2016
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    After being snapped up at Sundance, the Q-directed nerd comedy will stream exclusively on Netflix worldwide later this year. READ MORE

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