‘Drug War’ Producer Arrested For Drugs

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Liu Wei, who is identified as a producer on the 2013 crime movie, was detained after being found with three bags of cannabis in his Beijing home, according to a report in the Beijing Morning News on Sunday, Read More

‘Alien: Covenant’ Scores China Release Date, Cuts Expected

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Director Ridley Scott announced the release date for "Alien: Covenant" in a video message posted on Chinese social media on Monday. Read More

Bona Film Group Takes First Step Towards China IPO

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On Wednesday Bona Film Group announced it had filed the necessary documents required for a stock market listing with the Xinjiang Securities Regulatory Bureau and had received confirmation from the regulator. Read More

‘Manchester By The Sea’ Passes China Censorship

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Amazon Studios's Oscar-winning film Manchester by the Sea has passed Chinese censors and could be heading to screens in the world’s second-largest entertainment market soon, according to sources familiar with the matter. Read More

‘Lost City of Z’ Passes Censorship in China

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Directed by James Gray, the critically acclaimed film is based on the true story of British explorer Colonel Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Read More

Wanda Cinema Line to Go Head to Head with Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent in Online Video

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China’s already crowded online video streaming market looks set to have a new challenger with Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese property development giant Dalian Wanda, set to launch its own video streaming website this year. Read More

Chinese Film Added to Cannes Competition after Conspicuous Absence

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Cannes Film Festival organizers announced the addition of the Li Ruijun’s (李睿珺) film to the prestigious event’s competition line-up on Thursday, reversing what had appeared to be a snub of Chinese film for the second year running. Read More

Director Feng Xiaogang Comments on Cannes, San Sebastian, and ‘Fang Hua’

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One of China's most popular directors, Feng Xiaogang spoke about Cannes, "Madame Bovary," and his new film "Fang Hua." Read More

iQiyi Confirms Netflix Deal, ‘Hopes’ for Top Shows

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iQIYI confirmed that the two companies had formally agreed to content licensing cooperation covering dramas, animation, documentaries, reality TV shows and other types of content, in a statement. Read More

‘Transformers’ Producer Tom DeSanto Partners with CITIC Guoan to Invest US$120M In China-US Movie Project

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"Transformers" producer Tom DeSanto is teaming up with Chinese investment holding company Citic Guoan Group to finance a series of China-U.S. joint film productions. Read More

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