Foreign-owned media or joint ventures in China will not be able to publish online without prior approval.
Chinese-made films accounted for four of the world's top five films over the past weekend as Chinese New Year was celebrated at the movies.
China's leading search engine operator, says that it has received a non-binding offer to buy iQIYI.
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Joining the queue of investors in Korean showbiz, Alibaba is to buy a 4% stake in top talent management and music agency SM Entertainment.
Single day revenues topped $100 million as China recorded its biggest ever day of theatrical takings on Monday.
Fortissimo Films has struck an agreement to represent a slate of pictures by Chinese producer-director Zhang Wei.
Warner Bros.' superhero duel "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is to be released in China in March.
"Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure," a feature film spin-off from Mattel's "Thomas & Friends" children's animation series, is to get a theatrical release in China.
ESPN content to be localized and exclusively distributed in China via Tencent's digital platforms.
NASDAQ-listed Chinese online video company Ku6 is on course to be bought by Shanda Interactive Entertainment.
"Kung Fu Panda 3" opened Friday in China and instantly dominated theater-going activity in its home territory.