China Box Office: “Wolf Warrior II” Closes Out Blackout Period on High Note

 /  Box Office  / 
On its fourth weekend of release, Wolf Warriors II -- already the highest-grossing film of all-time in China -- punctuated its historic run with a fourth consecutive weekend atop the box office charts, fending off fierce competition from fellow action flick Paradox. Read More

‘S.M.A.R.T. Chase’ Set for Global Premiere on September 30

 /  News  / 
Star Orlando Bloom will join his mostly Chinese cast members to promote the film in five Chinese cities ahead of the film’s premiere. Read More

Headlines from China: Jiang Wen to Join Big Budget TV Show

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Jiang Wen, acclaimed Chinese director and actor, and one of China’s heavenly kings, is joining the cast of TV show ‘Cao Cao’, which tells the story of well-known Chinese historical figure of the same name. Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors You Need to Know

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
From Andy Lau ("The Great Wall") to Kris Wu ("Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"), here is a list of 10 Chinese actors you need to know. Read More

Headlines from China: Would You Pay to Smell a Movie?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Creating scents to accompany movies is what the Hangzhou-based VR and digital media company Scent Realm did for recent releases, such as ‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Once Upon A Time’, and ‘Midnight Diner 2’. Read More

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ and the Future of Imported Films in China

 /  Opinion  / 
Hollywood is in the midst of negotiating the terms of foreign films’ market access to China. This movie – this particular movie – couldn’t have come at a better time for China. Read More

Live-action ‘Gintama’ Film to Debut in China on September 1

 /  News  / 
The live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga has scored a release in the world's second largest film market. Read More

Headlines from China: “Hollywood Lacks Curiosity” Luc Besson Says

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Acclaimed French director Luc Besson recently attended the preview screening of ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ in Beijing to support the film's theatrical opening in China on August 25. Read More

Is Sci-Fi the Next Big Chinese Cultural Export After Kung Fu?

 /  People  / 
While a younger generation of Chinese readers have been voraciously reading stories from around the world for decades, Chinese science fiction has barely begun to seep into Western libraries. But those that have, have done so with resounding success. Read More

How Blockbuster War Movies Capture China’s Changing Nationalism

 /  Opinion  / 
Now the country’s highest-grossing film ever, ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ merges Hollywood-style thrills with state-sanctioned patriotism. Read More

BOX OFFICE BEST

14-20 August
FILMSTHIS WEEKGROSSWEEK NO.
WOLF WARRIORS 283.7765.64
PARADOX41.441.41
TWENTY TWO18.618.61
GUILTY OF MIND13.438.02
THE ADVENTURES11.533.82
Results: ARTISAN GATEWAY (US$ M)

MONEY ON THE MOVE

YAHOO! FINANCE
NAMEPRICECHANGECHANGE %
IMAX$31.85-0.77 -2.38%
BONA$13.630.000.00%
300027$10.490.21 2.04%
RENN$1.65-0.01 -0.90%
SINA$69.08-0.64 -0.92%

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