China’s Wanda Planning Two More Hollywood Deals (Report)

Dalian Wanda, the Chinese group that earlier this year acquired Legendary Entertainment, may be heading for two more acquisitions in Hollywood, each with a valuation of over $1 billion. Wang told news agency Reuters: “My goal is to buy Hollywood com.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 12th, 2017

The man who wants to take Hollywood to China

Real estate and entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co expects to seal two billion-dollar film-related deals in the United States this year, chairman Wang Jianlin said on Tuesday, as China’s richest man steps up his push into Hollywood. Af.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostAug 24th, 2016

China"s Wanda extends Hollywood push with Dick Clark deal

SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - China's Dalian Wanda has agreed a $1 billion takeover of Dick Clark Productions, the company that runs the Golden Globe awards and Miss America pageants, extending the Chinese property-to-entertainment conglomerate's buy.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2016

Wanda to Unveil Massive 40 Percent Incentive to Lure Hollywood Film Shoots to China

The production subsidy scheme will be among the most generous in the world, and could be a game changer for the Chinese film industry......»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooOct 15th, 2016

China"s Wanda in talks to buy Hollywood"s Dick Clark Productions

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chinese property-to-entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda is in talks to buy a controlling stake in Dick Clark Productions, the company that runs the Golden Globe awards and Miss America pageants, as it expands a growing Hollyw.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 27th, 2016

China"s Wanda Says Film Unit Has Raised $2.4 Billion in Share Sale

According to an offering document seen by The Hollywood Reporter, the Chinese conglomorate had been seeking to raise $1.5 billion, and has already exceeeded its target. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterMar 25th, 2016

China"s Wanda Offers Piece of Legendary Pictures to Local Investors (Report)

The conglomerate is looking to raise $1.5 billion for its film unit Wanda Pictures, which includes Legendary and domestic Chinese movie businesses. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJan 17th, 2017

China’s Wanda Close to Another Deal, Report

China’s giant Dalian Wanda group may be close to another mega deal, according to its chairman Wang Jianlin. Wang was speaking in the U.K. at an address to Oxford University on Tuesday. According to Bloomberg, he said that the deal he is poised to an.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 24th, 2016

Wanda goes to Hollywood: China tycoon"s firm buys film studio Legendary for $3.5 billion

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has bought U.S. film studio Legendary Entertainment for about $3.5 billion, turning its chairman into a Hollywood movie mogul as China's richest man steps up a drive to diversify his business emp.....»»

Category: topSource: reuters11 hr. 48 min. ago

China"s Wanda buys Hollywood studio

China's Dalian Wanda Group will buy a controlling stake in Hollywood film studio Legendary Entertainment in a deal valued at $3.5bn (£2.4bn)......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 13th, 2016

AFM: With Major Deals, China Doubles Down on Hollywood

Two Chinese investments (including one for $1.6 billion) reveal a renewed effort to be a much bigger player at the global box office......»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooNov 9th, 2015

Shanghai Film Fest: More Big Sino-U.S. Deals Coming, Says East West Bank"s China Chief

Veteran financier Bennett Pozil believes that Hollywood and China discussions are ongoing.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJun 18th, 2015

Chinese Movies Need Not Fear End of Quota System, Report Says

Even though all the big Hollywood movies now get a release in China, domestic movies are still performing very well says a report by Entgroupread more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterJan 18th, 2015

China 2014 in Review: Hollywood Strikes Deals, Alibaba Goes Public

The two biggest keywords for the Chinese film business in 2014 were "Alibaba" and "Transformers"read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterDec 28th, 2014

China Likely to Launch Quotas for Foreign TV Shows Offered Online (Report)

The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television is planning to fix quotas on imported TV shows shown on video websites like Sohu and Youku Tudou.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 31st, 2014

Wanda Cinema IPO Blocked by China Regulators, Report

Company is China's largest theater chain and linked to AMC in North America......»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 3rd, 2014

Shanghai Film Fest: Hollywood-China Deals in Focus

U.S.-China link-ups form the backdrop to the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 16th, 2014

China"s Wanda Reports 31 Percent Increase in Film Income in 2016

But the conglomerate's overall revenue fell for the first time in 11 years, due to a slump in its core real estate business.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJan 15th, 2017

China Box-Office Growth Slowed to 3.7 Percent in 2016, Official Data Shows

Hollywood fared considerably better than the local industry, with revenue for imported films up 10.9 percent for the year. read more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterJan 10th, 2017

China Box Office: "Rogue One" Opens to $31M, Far Far Away From "Force Awakens"

The stand-alone 'Star Wars' film could be in trouble in the Middle Kingdom, given that Sony's sci-fi pic 'Passengers' opens there next weekend with backing from Beijing powerhouse Dalian Wanda Group. read more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterJan 10th, 2017

Golden Globes Style Tribes: What"s Your Favorite Red Carpet Trend?

The first trend report of 2017 is here. Award season started with a bang, as Hollywood's biggest stars dressed to the nines for the Golden Globe Awards. Success on the red carpet came........»»

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