‘Ne Zha’ Filmmakers Sued for Alleged Plagiarism

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A Beijing-based production company claims the animated blockbuster bears ‘striking similarities’ to its musical. Read More

Headlines from China: Oscar: China Submits ‘Ne Zha’ as Entry For Best International Feature Film

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on October 7 that 93 films including China's "Ne Zha" have been submitted for this year's Oscar Best International Feature Film Award. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Ne Zha’ Gets Second-round of Theatrical Extension

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Huaxia Film Distribution announced that the Chinese animated film Ne Zha has been permitted to extend its theatrical run for the second time. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing Enlight Media Registering 1818 Trademarks for ‘Ne Zha’

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From August 9 to August 27, Beijing Enlight Media submitted 1818 trademark applications to Chinese authorities. All the 1818 trademarks are related to this summer's hit animated film Ne Zha. Read More

‘Ne Zha’ and the History of a Good Story

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What two “Ne Zha” adaptations, released 40 years apart, say about the state of Chinese storytelling. Read More

Channel Your Inner Ne Zha, Says Party Paper Commentary

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The summer blockbuster that broke box office records is now being touted as a model for cadres’ good behavior. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Ne Zha’ to Hit Cinemas in North America, Australia, and New Zealand

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On August 15, American film distributor Well Go USA confirmed on Weibo that Ne Zha, the highest-earning animated film ever in China, will be released in North America. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Ne Zha’ Becomes China’s Highest-Grossing Animated Film of All Time

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"Ne Zha" has beaten Zootopia to become the highest grossing animated film of all time in the history of China box office. Read More

Headlines from China: New Animation Film ‘New Gods: Nezha Reborn’ Eyes 2020 Release

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New Gods: Nezha Reborn, a new animation film from Light Chaser Animation—the same studio behind the 2019 well-received animation film White Snake, is eyeing a 2020 release. Read More

Headlines from China: Funded by Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke, The 4th 86358 Short Film Festival Just Opened Submission Portal

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 IQiyi’s new original film, adapted from Keigo Higashino’s novel Samayou Yaiba (さまよう刃), made headlines recently for its production announcement. As one of the first films that started production in the post-pandemic age, this new film brought in positive energy to the troubled film industry that is still subject to great uncertainty because of the continuing movie theater closure. Read More

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