‘XXX,’ ‘La La Land’ among Hollywood Films Headed for China in February

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Now that the holiday season is behind us, films from Hollywood and elsewhere are once again welcome in China, and in February musicals and films based on video games are the main themes. Read More

‘The LEGO Batman Movie,’ ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Get China Release

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Two more Hollywood productions have been approved for release in China. Warner Bros.’ The Lego Batman Movie and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast have both secured China release dates. The Lego Batman Movie will be released on March 3, a week after Regency Enterprises’ Assassin’s Creed hits screens. The film comes out in North America on February Read More

Xiaomi Pictures Beats a Retreat from Filmmaking

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The company is paring back its involvement in filmmaking from production and marketing to just investing as the device maker refocus on its core business. Chinese technology company Xiaomi is radically scaling back its filmmaking division amidst market-share struggles and high-level executive changes as the firm continues to overhaul it business. Barely a year after Read More

Orange Sky Golden Harvest’s China Operations Bought by Dadi Cinema

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The purchase is the latest sign of consolidation in China’s cinema market and a fillip for OSHG investors Huayi Brothers and Alibaba Pictures Group in their battle with market leader Wanda Cinema Line. Pan-Asian cinema exhibition group Orange Sky Golden Harvest (OSGH) has sold its entire China operation to Dadi Cinema Construction, the companies announced Read More

Seven More Hollywood Sci-Fi Films Could Be Heading to China in 2017

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In a year of Hollywood sequels, China could be seeing a lot more Western science fiction at its cinemas in 2017. Read More

China, Russia Team up to Take on ‘The Avengers’ with Communist Superheroes

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Guardians by Russian-Armenian director Sarik Andreasyan is being billed as Russia’s answer to Marvel’s superhero adventures. Read More

Is This 22-year-old Australian Actress Disney’s Choice for Mulan?

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Chinese social media is abuzz with speculation that 22-year-old Australian actress Natasha Liu Bordizzo has scored the role of Hua Mulan in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation. Read More

China’s First Big Gay Movie Passes Censors Again

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For the second time ever, China's movie regulators have approved the release of a film featuring gay central characters -- but in this case, that approval is for the same movie. Read More

January May Be a Great Month for Hollywood Movies in China

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For the first month of the year, normally the Chinese market serves as a dumping ground for foreign films that have bombed overseas and are bought, on the cheap, by local distributors looking to turn a modest profit. Read More

China Clears Golden Globe Winner ‘La La Land’ for Release

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Golden Globe-winner "La La Land" has been approved for distribution in China and will screen in the China Giant Screen format and possibly IMAX 2D, although a specific date is yet to be announced. Read More

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