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  • Chinese Film Fund Bets $100M on Hollywood Directors Amid Fraught U.S. Relations

August 28, 2017
Chinese Film Fund Bets $100M on Hollywood Directors Amid Fraught U.S. Relations

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – The mysterious Chinese firm has signed an impressive roster of veteran Hollywood filmmakers to development pacts, including F Gary Gray, Roland Emmerich and James Wan. China might be escalating its crackdown on investment into Hollywood, but at least one bold film company with Middle Kingdom roots is forging ahead undeterred.

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March 23, 2017
Chinese investors look to hockey as NHL tries to expand footprint

Chinese companies and entrepreneurs have poured billions of dollars into buying soccer clubs across Europe.
Now, those companies are turning to the sport that is sometimes referred to in China as “soccer on ice,” at a
moment the NHL is readying a major new push into the world’s most populous country.

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Feburary 17, 2017
Inside China’s celluloid kingdom

THE GLOBE AND MAIL – Sino-Hollywood’s most expensive co-production of all time seeks to break down barriers between East and West, but the film once again shows that lofty goal may be easier said than done

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January 13, 2017
What If China’s Money Stream Stops Flowing to Hollywood?

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Beijing begins monitoring “irrational” investments in entertainment companies (even while Alibaba pledges $7.2 billion) as one deal falls apart and all eyes focus on Trump.

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November 02, 2016
Wanda Chairman Reveals Ambitious Plan to Invest Billions in “All Six” Hollywood Studios

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – In Beijing with Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, as he weighs in on everything from Nicole Kidman (his “muse”) to Disney’s Bob Iger and NBCUniversal’s Steve Burke (“They are very gifted leaders and also very creative”) and opens up about his brutal upbringing.

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