• 04.08.16

    Chinese Film Acquisition Prompts Policy Questions

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Chinese real estate and investment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group's strategy for its recently-acquired American media company, Legendary ...

  • 03.10.16

    Chinese Conglomerate Seeks Soft Power in Entertainment

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Chinese real estate conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group's recent involvement in AMC Entertainment's purchase of Carmike. AMC Entertainment is ...

  • 03.07.16

    The Increasingly Global Film Industry

    Screen Daily interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about how China's collaborations with the U.S. are shaping the global film industry."It took a few years in which the two sides had to learn to be comfortable ...

  • 03.05.16

    Chinese Billionaire Continues to Invest in Hollywood

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, in an article about China's wealthiest man's, Wang Jianlin's, proposed $1.1-billion acquisition of Carmike Cinemas. Wang owns AMC Entertainment, as well as China's ...

  • 03.03.16

    Chinese Investors Look to Hollywood

    Variety quoted Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, in an article about Chinese investors' increasing interest in the Hollywood film industry."China and Hollywood finally have become comfortable working together," said Conner. ...

  • 02.25.16

    Legal Battle Spotlights Abuse in Music Industry

    U.K. publication The Telegraph quoted Manatt's Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, and partner Jordan Bromley in an article about the ongoing legal battle between pop star Kesha and her producer, Dr Luke.Bromley said that allegations of sexual abuse in the ...

  • 02.23.16

    Film Studio Sale Likely to Draw Chinese Bidders

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Viacom's potential sale of a minority stake in its Los Angeles movie studio Paramount Pictures. "Given the great Chinese interest in Hollywood, ...

  • 02.18.16

    Conner Closes Groundbreaking $500M Film Slate Deal

    Perfect World Pictures, represented by Manatt's Lindsay Conner, and Universal Pictures announced the completion of a $500 million slate financing deal that will make the Beijing-based maker of films, television programs and online games a major investor in one of Hollywood's most successful ...

  • 01.26.16

    DreamWorks Makes Big Investment in China

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on DreamWorks Animation's big investment in China's film business.

  • 01.18.16

    Estates Profit off Keeping Artists' Work Alive

    The Washington Post interviewed Manatt's Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on how musicians' estates maintain revenue streams by keeping the artists' work alive.The Washington Post reports that David Bowie's popularity and ...