Headlines from China: ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ Director Finishes Filming His First Chinese Film

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Produced and financed by Meridian Entertainment and Base Media, the film involves over 500 cast and crew members from 17 countries. Director Simon West is best known for directing blockbuster action films, such as Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and The Expendables 2. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke Comments on Fan Bingbing Tax Evasion Scandal 

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At the 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF), Chinese filmmaker and the founder of the PYIFF Jia Zhangke was requested by a foreign reporter to comment on Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Brings Three Films to Pingyao International Film Festival

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While the three iQiyi films at the PYIFF are relatively indie and artsy, the company also has big plans to produce big-budget films for a mass audience. Read More

Headlines from China: China Release of ‘Air Strike’ Cancelled after Fan Bingbing’s Tax Evasion Charge

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It was announced today that the China release of upcoming war drama Air Strike (aka Unbreakable Spirit) had been cancelled. The film is directed by Chinese filmmaker Xiao Feng and features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Liu Ye, Nicolas Tse and Fang Bingbing. Read More

Headlines from China: Sunac to Fully Take Over Wanda’s Cultural and Tourism Projects 

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Wanda Group CEO Wang Jianlin is getting ready to let Sunac China Holdings Ltd. completely take over his cultural tourism business, according to a reporter from Caijing Magazine. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Aquaman’ to Release in China Two Weeks Early 

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Along with "Aquaman," two other Warner Brothers movies "Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Gridelwald" and "Crazy Rich Asians" have also scored November releases in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Music Postpones $2 Billion US IPO Due To Market Conditions

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Due to global market sell-off, Tencent Music will delay its $2 billion US IPO, one of the largest US IPOs this year, for at least 9 months. Read More

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow Films ‘King of Comedy 2,’ Eying 2019 Chinese New Year Release 

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Hong Kong media reports that Stephen Chow currently is filming 'King of Comedy 2' in mainland China, a sequel to Chow's 1999 comedy film 'King of Comedy'. Read More

Headlines from China: What To See At The 2nd PIFF, According to Jia Zhangke

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The 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival will raise its curtain on October 11. Yesterday, the founder of the festival Jia Zhangke attended a press event in Pingyao and talked about the programs and highlights of this year’s PIFF. Read More

Headlines from China: China Submits Jiang Wen’s ‘Hidden Man’ To The Oscars

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"Hidden Man" was released in Chinese theaters on July 13 and made 583 million yuan ($84.2 million). The film is Jiang Wen's first Oscar entry. Read More

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