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How Point Break Avoided The Fate Of Disneys Mulan Over China

How Point Break Avoided The Fate Of Disney's Mulan Over China

In recent months, Bleeding Cool has excerpted-a-plenty from Chris Fenton's new book Feeding The Dragon Fenton, formerly of Valiant-owners DMG and of IDW Entertainment, has a lot of experience creating media in China and the USA and is looking back at those experiences with more of a critical eye in the current climate On the[...]

How Chris Fenton Tried to Save The World With Iron Man 3 and Looper

How Chris Fenton Tried to Save The World With Iron Man 3 and Looper

Over the last couple of months, Bleeding Cool has covered a lot of stories featured in Chris Fenton's book Feeding The Dragon Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. I recently read it, and it made for[...]

Why On Earth Was The Worlds Strongest Man Held In Chengdu China

Why On Earth Was The World's Strongest Man Held In Chengdu, China?

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and it made for quite the[...]

When Hanson Broke The Chinese Market And No One Realised

When Hanson Broke The Chinese Market And No One Realised

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and it made for quite the[...]

Shanghai Customs Has Had Spielbergs Cameras in Storage for 33 Years

Shanghai Customs Has Had Spielberg's Cameras in Storage for 33 Years

And it turns out, they are still there.Chris Fenton was president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets,[...]

What China Wants From Film A Bigger Just Happy Enough Middle Class

What China Wants From Film, A Bigger, Just Happy Enough, Middle Class

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3 I[...]

Downey Jr Fans Fell From the Trees for Iron Man 3 Beijing Red Carpet

Downey Jr Fans Fell From the Trees for Iron Man 3 Beijing Red Carpet

Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share. You can follow along with a few of[...]

Best Laid Plans to Get World War Z Movie Into China &#8211 Despite Zombies

Best Laid Plans to Get World War Z Movie Into China – Despite Zombies

But it looks as if even more changes would have had to have been made.  Chris Fenton was president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at[...]

How Michael Phelps Kept His Mazda Deal By Apologising Only To China

How Michael Phelps Kept His Mazda Deal By Apologising, Only To China

Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share You can follow along[...]

Red Dawn 2012 Remake Tainted Sony and MGM In China For Years

Red Dawn 2012 Remake Tainted Sony and MGM In China For Years

However, the movie was still refused a release in China.[caption id="attachment_1247522" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Red Dawn 2012 Remake Tainted Sony and MGM In China For Years[/caption]Chris Fenton was president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding[...]

When Black Market Marvel Bootleggers Disappeared in China

When Black Market Marvel Bootleggers Disappeared in China

Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share You can follow along[...]

When Iron Man 3 Beijing Set Shot Was Fake-Leaked to the Press

When Iron Man 3 Beijing Set Shot Was Fake-Leaked to the Press

Chris Fenton, former president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and there are so many nuggets to share You can follow along[...]

When Chen Daoming Went Missing From Iron Man 3

When Chen Daoming Went Missing From Iron Man 3

We also looked at initial plans of Chris Fenton, former president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, to change the Iron Man 3 movie so that the young kid would be Chinese and the son of an analogue character modelled on the then-future Chinese President Xi Jinping It's all from his book, Feeding[...]

The Iron Man 3 Kid Could Have Been Chinese To Flatter Xi Jinping

The Iron Man 3 Kid Could Have Been Chinese, To Flatter Xi Jinping

But the initial plans of Chris Fenton, former president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group went further He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and there are so many[...]

When Ike Perlmutter Almost Fired a Disney Exec for Not Picking Up

When Ike Perlmutter Almost Fired a Disney Exec for Not Picking Up

But now we have another, courtesy of Chris Fenton Fenton was president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I[...]

Marvel Studios Offered Shang-Chi Or Mandarin For First Avengers Movie

Marvel Studios Offered Shang-Chi Or Mandarin For First Avengers Movie

Chris Fenton was president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3 I[...]

1000 Farmers Provided Security For Iron Man 3s Beijing Red Carpet

1000 Farmers Provided Security For Iron Man 3's Beijing Red Carpet

Chris Fenton was an agent at William Morris, president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, and General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings.  He is a China media expert, hoists delegations to China, and is CEO of Media Capital Technologies He has also[...]

Valiant Comics Series Dr.Mirage Alive Again as a Show on The CW

Valiant Comics Series Dr.Mirage Alive Again as a Show on The CW

McCarthy will re-write from Dauberman's original script and treatment, with  Chris Fenton and Chris Cowles serving as producers with McCarthy CBS Studios will be the home for the show.No news on any kind of casting yet, but my money is on the female version of the character Shan Fong to be the one they go[...]