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Trade war truce? China-Hollywood animation taps Golden Week magic

Pearl Studio's 'Abominable' brings DreamWorks expertise to Chinese story line

"Abominable" opened in U.S. theaters on Friday. (Courtesy of Pearl Studio)   © Pearl Studio

NEW YORK -- There is a monster looming over Times Square, and it has come to pull at heart strings -- and hopefully purse strings.

The billboard for the animated film "Abominable" features the smiling, fluffy white face of one of its main characters, a yeti lost in Shanghai. Billed as the first animated film to feature a modern Chinese family, it is also the latest installment in China's efforts to create a truly global blockbuster.

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