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China Box Office: ‘Tom and Jerry’ Falters Amid Strong Local Holdovers

“Tom and Jerry” squeaked in a narrow fifth in China with a $12.4 million debut, failing to capture viewers still flocking to local Chinese New Year holdover titles over the Lantern Festival...

Taiwan Denies Residency Visa to Pro-Beijing Producer Charles Heung

Taiwan has denied prominent Hong Kong film producer and entertainment mogul Charles Heung Wah-keung and his son visas to live there, citing national security concerns. Heung is known for founding Win’s Entertainment...

China’s Lunar New Year Films Undermined by Piracy Despite State Crackdown

More than 35,300 suspected links to pirated versions of Chinese New Year’s films and major holiday TV programs are available online, despite government directives to crack down on piracy, new data from...

China Imposes New Rules to Restrict Independent Online Content Creators

China has this week imposed its tightest restrictions to date on the publication of original content online via short video and “self-media” accounts, in the latest escalation of its ongoing crackdown on...

China’s CCTV and Korea’s KBS Sign Agreement, Potentially Signaling End to Content Ban

China’s state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) announced late Monday evening that it has signed a strategic partnership in program development and online video with South Korean public broadcaster KBS. The move...

China Box Office: ‘Hi, Mom’ Overtakes Initial Frontrunner ‘Detective Chinatown 3’ in Total Sales

The Beijing Culture-backed tear-jerking comedy “Hi, Mom” grossed $134 million this weekend to finally surpass Wanda Film’s record-breaking Chinese New Year holiday frontrunner “Detective Chinatown 3” in overall box office, having led...

‘Tom and Jerry’ Set As First Foreign Film to Hit China Post-Chinese New Year

Warner Brothers’ live action-animation hybrid film “Tom and Jerry” has quietly locked in a Feb. 26 release date in China, which will make it the first foreign film to hit theaters in...

Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Sets China Release Date

Disney’s “‘Raya and the Last Dragon” is set to hit theaters in China on March 5, the same day as its release on Disney Plus in other territories. It ranks among the...

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