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Alibaba's Jack Ma says China needs more Hollywood heroes
Alibaba's Jack Ma says China needs more Hollywood heroes

Jack Ma: founder of Alibaba, China's richest man and big “Forrest Gump” fan. Fresh off the biggest IPO of all time, Ma is in Los Angeles this week to visit several movie studios with the aim of striking content deals for online distribution in China. “I watch a lot of movies, but it doesn't mean I know about the movie industry,” the billionaire said when asked by a Times reporter about his Hollywood strategy. “I watched my mother cook for 30 years; I cannot cook. So I come here to learn. I want to come here looking for partners.” In China, Ma, a former schoolteacher, has become a bit of a hero after creating Alibaba, now a massive conglomerate...

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