A model stands in front of a video presentation before the start of an official signing ceremony between Wanda Group and AMC Entertainment in Beijing

A model stands in front of a video presentation before the start of an official signing ceremony between Wanda Group and AMC Entertainment in Beijing

Wanda Group's 2012 Acquisition of UMC, the largest operator of Imax screens, was the opening shot in China's drive for global supremacy in the movie industry. Photo: Reuters/David Gray

December 22, 2016 8:10 AM (UTC+8)