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'Worlds, Galaxies, And Universes: Live Action At The Walt Disney Studios' Presentation At Disney's D23 EXPO 2015
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Premieres in China on May 30

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” got a May 30 premiere day in China. It opens four days after the movie debuts in North America, but the delayed opening would work in China because even if it is a Tuesday, it is also the end of the Dragon Boat Festival, a public holiday throughout China.

The Fighting Boys
Chinese Boy Band The Fighting Boys Purchases Giant Ad in New York’s Times Square to Greet a Band Member

The Fighting Boys, a popular boy band in China, spent more than $15 million on ads to greet Karry Wang, the band’s lead singer, when he celebrated his 17th birthday a few months ago. In Times Square in New York alone, they booked 11 giant screens to greet him.

7th Beijing International Film Festival
‘Luka’ Wins Best Feature Film Award at 7th Beijing International Film Festival

The 7th Beijing International Film Festival ended on Sunday with “Luka,” a movie from Georgia, winning the Best Feature Film award at the closing ceremony. The movie, directed by George Barabadze, is a reflection on the damage wrought by the war on the lives of people. In the movie, the mother and grandmother of Luka look for his body after he was killed on the battlefield.

'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals
Founder of Chinese Internet Company Sohu Denies Dating Taylor Swift

Many women were offended when Charles Zhang Chaoyang, founder of Sohu, an internet company in China, denied the rumors that he is dating American singer Taylor Swift. What angered females was when he said he does not date foreign women.

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Life in Lhasa
Chinese Remake of Popular BBC Show ‘Letters Live’ Gets Thumbs Up from TV Viewers

“Jian Zi Ru Mian,” a remake of the popular BBC show “Letters Live,” enjoys the approval of TV viewers as it got more than 200 million views when it started to air in December. The show received the thumbs up from both viewers and critics who gave the show a 9.3 rating on Douban.com, a popular review site for films and books.

One Directioners Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson deliver an electrifying performance.
‘Dunkirk’ director Christopher Nolan reveals why he chose to cast Harry Styles out of more than a thousand hopefuls

Many were surprised when it was announced that One Direction member Harry Styles would star in Christopher Nolan’s highly awaited World War II epic “Dunkirk.”

Tom Cruise is Ethan Hunt in Christopher McQuarrie's
‘Mission: Impossible 6’ plot, release date: Everything you need to know about Ethan Hunt’s next mission

“Mission: Impossible 6” has officially started production as confirmed by director Christopher McQuarrie. Here’s everything we know so far about “Mission: Impossible 6.”

Lu Han is China's
Androgynous Pop Entertainer Lu Han is Most Popular Celebrity among Chinese Millennials

A Tencent survey said that androgynous performer Lu Han got 37 percent of the votes, making the singer of R&B songs the most popular celebrity among Chinese millennials.

Moulin Rouge Dancers Visit Los Angeles
Hollywood Media Deals Up 32% in Q1 2017 Despite Snag in China

The major deals by Chinese conglomerates with Hollywood entertainment assets may have fizzled out, but the number of Hollywood investors from other countries remains at a healthy rate of growth. In the first quarter of 2017, there were 256 deals, according to a new report.

An 18-minute short film by Jia Zhangke will be screened in this year's BRICS film fest.
2017 BRICS Film Fest To Be Held in China in June

China is set to host this year's BRICS film fest. The event will screen 30 films from the BRICS countries--namely, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

'Brillante Mendoza Presents: Pagtatapos' is a film made for TV directed by Brillante Mendoza and written by Jericho Aguado.
‘Brillante Mendoza Presents: Pagtatapos’ stars Nonie Buencamino, Shamaine Buencamino, Raquel Villavicencio

The third episode of “Brillante Mendoza Presents” titled “Pagtatapos” (Graduation) is airing on TV5 on April 22, Saturday, at 9:30 p.m. Its power cast is led by award-winning actors Nonie Buencamino, Shamaine Buencamino and Raquel Villavicencio.

Haute Living Honors Richard Gere With Rolls-Royce And Hublot
Chinese Financers Block Hollywood Movies with Richard Gere in the Cast

Since a lot of Hollywood producers now consider the Chinese film market when making movies, the situation is seen by actor Richard Gere as the reason why he had not made a big Hollywood blockbuster movie in 10 years.

Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'The Great Wall' - Arrivals
Co-Production Gatekeeper Urges Hollywood Producers to Cast More Native Chinese in Movies to be Shown in China

The substantial boost that Hollywood producers earn from a China showing has been confirmed several times recently by box-office results. The latest to benefit from a China exhibition is “The Fate of the Furious” which even before its April 14 premiere had earned $18.1 million pre-sales earning in China.

White Deer Plain
Sudden Shelving of Epic Drama ‘White Deer Plain’ Puzzles Chinese TV Viewers

The sudden shelving of the new Chinese drama “White Deer Plain” is puzzling TV viewers since a specially made footage of scenes carefully selected from the drama was shown to Tsinghua University students on Thursday, April 13. Adapted from the Chinese literature classic novel by Chen Zhongshi, the footage ran for 90 minutes.

Andy Lau
Andy Lau on the Road to Recovery after January Horseback Accident in Thailand

To show to his fans that he is beginning to recover from his January accident in Thailand, Chinese actor Andy Lau posted a new photo on his official blog. The picture shows the 55-year-old actor now standing with the help of a walking stick.

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