26 Dec A year is a long time in Tinseltown. At the end of Wang Jianlin, the chairman of Dalian Wanda, the Chinese property, retail and entertainment group, appeared on the front of the film industry bible The Hollywood Reporter, to reveal a startling interest: he wanted to invest in each of the big six movie. 5 Feb Hollywood's appeal is fading in China, which may overtake the U.S. to become the world's largest movie market in as early as Local audiences now want something fresher than American blockbusters, presenting opportunities for films from India and Japan. 30 Mar China has become a hugely lucrative market for American films — causing pushback from some in the ruling Chinese Communist Party, who fear the spread of ideas they find distasteful. And so Hollywood producers work with Beijing to ensure that their scripts won't, in Chinese parlance, “hurt the feelings.