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Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?
Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?

Moviegoers in China enthusiastically see American films, yet the reverse is almost never true. But you'd think if there would be someone who might bridge the divide — someone whose personal background, connections and professional expertise could help bring Chinese films more into the U.S. mainstream — that person might look much like Wendi Murdoch. Born and raised in mainland China, educated at Cal State Northridge and then at Yale, employed at Star TV in Hong Kong, she married News Corp. titan Rupert Murdoch in 1999. Now, she's teamed up with another prominent media mogul's wife, Florence Sloan (who is Malaysian Chinese and married to former MGM Chairman and...

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