Only Five Foreign Films Set for China in April, but They’re Big

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April's imported films in China include French-Canadian animation "Snowstorm!," "Ghost In The Shell," "The Fate of the Furious," "Smurfs: The Lost Village," and Russian commie superhero blockbuster "Guardians." Read More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2’ and ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ Secure China Day and Date Releases

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Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Warner Bros’ King Arthur: Legend of the Sword have both secured day-and-date releases in China on Friday, May 5 and Friday, May 12, respectively. Read More

Wanda Cinemas Rebrands as Wanda Film Holding, 2016 Profit Up 15 Percent

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Wanda Cinemas' name change indicates that the company still intends on reorganizing its entertainment assets after it shelved those plans late last year, when regulators expressed concern over the financial viability of the change. Read More

Alibaba Pictures Posts $139 Million 2016 Loss

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The company blamed soaring sales and marketing of RMB 1.1 billion (US$159.6 million) for the expanded loss, which compared with an RMB 466 million net profit in the previous year. Read More

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Passes China Censorship

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Disney’s "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" has been approved for cinemas in China, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date is yet to be announced. Read More

China’s Huayi Brothers Sees 2016 Profit Fall

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Huayi Brothers, which is run by brothers Wang Zhongjun and Wang Zhonglei, pulled in total revenue of RMB 3.53 billion ($512.7 million), with net cash flows from operating activities of RMB 759 million. Read More

‘Moonlight’ to Screen at Beijing International Film Festival, Maybe More

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Even if it doesn’t secure a wide release, "Moonlight" will be coming to the Beijing International Film Festival in April, according to A24. Read More

Danish filmmaker Bille August to Chair Beijing Film Festival Competition Jury

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The Oscar-winning director has forged close ties with the Chinese film industry in recent years, opening a studio in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, and serving as a “culture consultant” for the city. Read More

326 Chinese Cinemas Punished for Box Office Fraud

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China’s media watchdog released a full list of the offending theaters alongside steep fines and suspensions related to the extent of their fraud. Read More

Serbian Director Emir Kusturica to Headline Beijing Film Festival ‘One Belt, One Road’ Section

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Maverick Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica will headline the “One Belt, One Road” section of the this year’s Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

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