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Chinese Billionaire Tries to Destroy Disney, Fails Miserably

Wang Jianlin, once China’s richest man, had some grand plans for the entertainment and tourism ventures of Dalian Wanda Group.

Just a year ago, the Chinese billionaire was boasting the vastness of his empire, challenging no less than Disney in a bid for theme park dominance in China. Wang then claimed that his theme parks were a “pack of wolves” that would soon devour the lone “tiger” of Disney’s $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland. 

China’s Richest Man Plans to Make Hollywood More Chinese After Investing in Sony Pictures

Fresh off purchasing a controlling stake in Hollywood film studio Legendary Entertainment earlier this year, Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, has signed up to invest in Sony’s film studio.

With hopes of highlighting “the China element” in the studio’s film productions, Jianlin has reportedly signed an agreement to invest in Sony Pictures through his company Wanda, reports Fortune.

China’s Richest Man Reveals His Master Plan to Destroy Disney

Chinese multi-billionaire Wang Jianlin has declared war on Disney again and renewed his vows to ensure the company fails horribly in China.

The outspoken Dalian Wanda Group’s founder and China’s richest man made a similar pronouncement in the past, but has reiterated his intention to crush Disney into submission during an interview with Chinese talk show host Chen Luyu that aired on Aug. 26.

Tencent CEO Pony Ma Named the Most Generous Chinese Philanthropist in Hurun Report

Pony Ma, the billionaire founder, chairman and CEO of China’s Tencent, has been named the most generous Chinese philanthropist in a 2016 report from Hurun Research Institute. 

Within the last year, Pony Ma has donated a total of $2.15 billion to charity. In April, Ma announced that he would be donating $2 billion of his company shares to a new charity fund, making it China’s second biggest philanthropic donation in history.

Jackie Chan Says Warcraft’s Success in China Will Make People Scared And Want to Learn Chinese

“Warcraft” is such an astounding blockbuster hit in China that legendary movie star Jackie Chan says it will terrify Americans and make people want to learn Chinese.

“Warcraft”, a film with a $160 million budget, made $24.3 million during its debut weekend in North America. The movie has been called a “domestic disaster” with poor reviews from critics. It is speculated that the film will make a total of $55 to $65 million in the U.S. where it is considered a flop.