Full ‘Furious,’ ‘Pirates’ Franchises to Be Shown at 7th Beijing International Film Festival

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The inclusion of the first four movies in Disney’s Pirates franchise is the surest sign yet that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will score a release in the world’s second-largest film market. Read More

Three Hollywood Films including ‘Furious’ Score China Release Dates

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The Fate of the Furious (速度与激情8), the eighth film in the Fast and Furious franchise, will open in China on Friday, April 14, in a day-and-date release with North America. Read More

iQiyi Nabs Rights to ‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’

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Video streaming service iQiyi announced Tuesday it had secured exclusive streaming rights to Academy Award-winning films Moonlight and La La Land as well as the best foreign language film, The Salesman. Read More

‘Ghost In The Shell’ Passes Chinese Censors

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The live-action remake of the of the 1995 Japanese anime classic hits screens in North America on 31 March, but it's unclear if it will get a coveted day-an-date release in China. Read More

‘Logan’ Becomes First Film In China Affected By New Law

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The producers of "Logan" have been instructed that all online and offline point of sales for the film should prominently include the warning “Elementary school students and pre-school children must be accompanied by parents or guardians." Read More

Actor Jet Li Launches Martial Arts Video, Sports Equipment Website

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“Kung-fu isn’t just about punching, kicking, and self-defense, it’s about dedicating yourself to the pursuit of a goal. That’s kung-fu," Jet Li said. Read More

French-Canadian Animation ‘Snowstorm!’ Gets China Release

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"Snowstorm!," a 3D animated take on "The Dog Who Stopped The War" ("La Guerre des Tuques"), the much-loved Quebec kids’ film directed by André Mélançon, will open in China on April 1. Read More

Another Story by Chinese Sci-Fi Writer Liu Cixin to Hit Screens

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China’s best-known contemporary science fiction writer continues to sell, even as earlier productions stall. Chinese sci-fi novelist Liu Cixin is set to have another of his stories hit the big screen even as his more famous novel The Three Body Problem continues to languish in development limbo. Local media outlet Sina Entertainment reports that filming Read More

China Censors Slash ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

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For "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter"’s local distributors, it’s a race against time. The Milla Jovovich-starrer already hit screens in North America on January 27, and pirated copies are already being circulated online. Read More

HBO Takes Aim At Chinese IP Squatter Restaurant

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The American cable giant finds itself locking horns with a local restaurant in a classic China IPR dispute. If the red and white striped awnings and the vine-covered façade of the vaguely Tuscan-style, three-story building in the middle of Jiangsu province’s Wuxi don’t scream “foreign” to locals, the name of the establishment, displayed on at Read More

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