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Jianflix Pictures & Partners Eye Start of Global Franchise for ‘Speedhunters’

Even if investment deals by Chinese companies in Hollywood entertainment assets have recently soured, others firms are not discouraged and have pursued their own deals. One such company is Jiaflix Pictures which has teamed up with the 1905 Pictures of China Movie Channel and Lorenzo di Bonaventura to begin a global movie franchise.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ & ‘King Arthur’ Premiere Simultaneously in China & U.S. in May

Two Hollywood movies are hoping to benefit from good box-office results by having a simultaneous premiere in China and the U.S., the two largest movie markets in the world, in May.

Movie Metropolis in Qingdao
Dalian Wanda Offers 40% Rebate for Projects Shot at Movie Metropolis in Qingdao

The $1-billion deal to buy Dick Clark Production from the Dalian Wanda Group is dead, but the Chinese conglomerate continues to aim for more entertainment ventures with Hollywood companies. Its latest offer is a 40 percent rebate for projects that would be shot at its new Movie Metropolis in Qingdao.

Matt Lucas, Peter Capaldi, Jo Whiley, Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin attend the Doctor Who 2016 Christmas special screening at BFI Southbank on December 14, 2016 in London, England.
‘Doctor Who’ Season 10 introduces the show’s first openly gay companion

There are a lot of changes coming to “Doctor Who” in the upcoming season, one of which is that the show will introduce its first ever openly gay companion.

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ update: Director confirms Jeremy Renner is not involved in sequel

Reports recently circulated about Jeremy Renner joining the squad of “Ant-Man and the Wasp” as Hawkeye. Unfortunately, director Peyton Reed shot down the rumors and called them “fake news.”

Director Jon Favreau is working on the live-action/CG reboot of the beloved animated film
‘The Lion King’ live action remake cast: Disney, Jon Favreau wants Beyonce to voice Nala

Disney’s live-action reboot of “Lion King” is shaping up really well as more a-list stars are reported to be attached to the project. Most recently, Grammy-winning singer Beyonce is said to be the top choice to play Nala.

John Krasinski (L) and Emily Blunt attend Disney's Alice Through the Looking Glass event on May 12, 2016 at Roseark in Los Angeles California.
‘Mary Poppins 2’ update: Emily Blunt spotted filming with ‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

Fans of “Mary Poppins” were in for a delight last month when photos of Emily Blunt, as the iconic character, made their way online. More photos from the set are teasing fans of the magic that’s to come.

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ cast: Who’s in and who’s out?

Production for "Pitch Perfect 3" is currently in high gear as the movie is set for a December 2017 release date. Here's a list of who's in and who's out in the "Pitch Perfect 3" cast.

John Cena and Nikki Bella
John Cena and Nikki Bella are engaged; See the couple’s dating timeline here

John Cena finally popped the question to longtime girlfriend Nikki Bella during the April 2 broadcast of WrestleMania 33 just after defeating The Miza and Marse in a tag team match.

John Travolta
‘Grease’ spinoff: Olivia Newton-John teases reunion with John Travolta in upcoming ‘Grease’ project

Is another “Grease” sequel in the works? John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John recently reunited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic musical movie. The actress also teased the possibility of working with Travolta for another “Grease” movie.

A 6.6 meter replica Godzilla is lit up during a press preview at Tokyo Midtown on July 17, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
‘Godzilla 2’ cast: O’Shea Jackson, Millie Bobby Brown confirmed to star

With the success of 2014’s “Godzilla” and 2017’s “Kong: Skull Island,” these monster epics are being groomed to be the next big franchise. Reports suggest that a Godzilla v Kong crossover is being developed, but in the meantime Legendary Pictures is working on the release of a “Godzilla” sequel, titled “Godzilla: King of Monsters.”

Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom during 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' Tokyo Press Conference - Photocall at Park Hyatt Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ plot, release date: Everything we know so far

Here’s everything we know so far about “Pirates of the Caribbean 5.”

18th Shanghai International Film Festival - Opening Ceremony & Red Carpet
Motherhood Changes Ruby Lin’s Personality

Before 41-year-old Taiwanese actress Ruby Lin gave birth in January to her daughter whom she nicknamed “Little Angel,” she continued working. Ruby even went on a short vacation with Shu Qi, a Taiwanese model, and Kelly Lin, a Taiwanese actress, who are her good friends.

2011 Singapore Entertainment Awards
Taiwanese Singer Ella Chen Expects to Give Birth Soon

Ella Chen, a member of the girl band S.H.E., is expected to give birth anytime because she is on her ninth month of pregnancy.

In 2016, China obtained a 2.4 percent increase in box-office receipts.
Top Film Companies See Lower Box-Office Receipts in China

Top filmmaking firms have reported lower box-office receipts in China. Last year, the country's film market only grew by 2.4 percent, compared to 49 percent in 2015.

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