Posts Tagged ‘news’

European Union Mulls 20% Content Quota for Netflix and Amazon Prime

May 19, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, is mulling a move to impose a 20% European content quota on video streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. More to follow.

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Takes Stake in Apple Worth More Than $1 Billion

May 16, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has revealed it has taken a stake in Apple valued at more than $1 billion. Berkshire Hathaway said in a regulatory filing Monday that it has held 9.81 million shares in the iPhone manufacturer since March 31. More to follow.

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‘Pacific Rim 2’ Finds Writer in ‘Jurassic World’ Scribe Derek Connolly

May 12, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Derek Connolly has been tapepd to write the next installment in the “Pacific Rim” franchise for Legendary. Marvel’s “Daredevil” showrunner Steven S. DeKnight will direct. Jon Spaihts penned a previous draft. “Pacific Rim” starred Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day and Robert Kazinsky. It’s never been clear whether the actors would reprise their...

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Shanghai Disneyland Begins Pre-Opening Trial Period

May 6, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Shanghai Disney Resort begins a six-week pre-opening series of trial operations.

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IMAX Strikes 10-Theater Deal With Shanghai Bestar

May 3, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Shanghai Bestar Cinemas Management has signed a deal to open 10 IMAX theaters in China.

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Korea Box Office: Unprecedented Opening Gives ‘Civil War’ $29 Million Win

May 2, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Captain America: Civil War” opened on unprecedented 1,989 screens, giving it a $29 million win at the Korean box office.

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‘Billions’ Team Talks Blue-Collar Showdowns, Strong Women and Power

April 27, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments


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Evolution Media to Launch in China With $350 Million Fund

April 27, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Evolution Media Partners, the investment and advisory arm of Creative Artists Agency and Evolution Media Capital, is opening shop in China

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Korea Box Office: ‘Time Renegades’ Stays on Top

April 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Thriller “Time Renegades” remained on top of the Korean box office for the second week ahead of “Zootopia.”

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Argentina’s ‘Paulina’ Wins Prizes at Beijing Film Festival

April 24, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Argentinian thriller “Paulina” (“La Patota”) won the Tiantan Award at the Beijing International Film Festival

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