Tag Archives: Hollywood

China box office audit is ‘leverage’

Hollywood’s move to audit China’s box office may not turn up surprising new results about ticket sales, but it could give US lobbyists stronger leverage during renegotiations on how the US film industry does business with China, experts said.

Posted in Culture | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Foreign flicks find edge in partnerships

From Friday’s premiere of superhero movie Wonder Woman to the epic Rogue One: A Star Wars Story earlier this year, locals frequently hear dialogue that includes China or see Chinese faces in Hollywood blockbusters.

Posted in Business | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Court orders copycat cartoon to pay penalty

A Shanghai Pudong district court sentenced two Chinese companies to pay 1.35 million yuan ($194,500) to two Hollywood studios on Thursday for infringing on their copyrighted material.

Posted in Culture | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Metal manufacturer buys majority stake in Hollywood film company

A Chinese metal manufacturer has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in a Hollywood film production company, the latest move of Chinese industrial firms seeking to diversity from loss-making businesses amid the economic slowdown.

Posted in Business | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Wanda chief advises Hollywood

Get back to storytelling in your movies instead of producing so many sequels and films loaded with special effects. China will become the world’s No 1 box office so put more “Chinese elements” in your movies. And profit, not politics, is behind his buying spree in Hollywood and his new move to lure movie making to China.

Posted in Culture | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Chinese funds lift Hollywood’s global reach

Wanda’s acquisition of Legendary Entertainment gives the US film company a foothold in China

Posted in Business | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,