Headlines From China: Monkey King No Longer A Marketable IP?

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Journey to the West, one of the Four Great Classical Novels and its characters have long been a favorite among Chinese audiences and there is at least one film adaptation released every Chinese New Year. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Detective Chinatown 2’ Defeats “Monster Hunt 2” On Day 3 Of Chinese New Year

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The first three days of Chinese New Year saw box office earnings reach an accumulated 3.21 billion yuan ($501 million) with the weekend box office earnings totaling at over 500 million, breaking the record for highest weekend box office in a single market. Read More

First Day of Chinese New Year Is a Box-Office Winner

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The Year of the Dog may turn out to be a howling success for China’s movie industry. Read More

Headlines From China: Slow Box Office Before Chinese New Year

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Neither Huge Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, nor high-budget Chinese film Till the End of the World can save the pre-Chinese New Year box office in China. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Forever Young’ Becomes Zhang Ziyi’s Best Selling Film

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Having been released five years after filming, Forever Young has earned 670 Million yuan ($108 Million) accumulatively, making it the best-selling film Zhang Ziyi has ever starred in, ahead of her 2013 action film The Grandmaster. Read More

China’s Die-Hard Star Wars Fans Respond to ‘Last Jedi’ Flop

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Disney may have had new hope for the Star Wars film franchise in the world’s largest movie market, but a subpar opening weekend in China suggests cinemagoers are feeling less than nostalgic for “The Last Jedi.” Read More

On Screen China: ‘Paddington 2’ Heeds Last Call For Imports Ahead of Holiday Blackout

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This weekend Britain's critically-hailed 'Paddington 2' leads the final slate of imported new releases for the year, but Disney/Pixar's 'Coco' will conjure a magical third straight weekend box office victory as it barrels towards RMB 1 billion. Read More

On Screen China: China To Go Cuckoo For ‘Coco’ This Weekend

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After hauling in a modest RMB 194 million* ($29.4 million) in its first full week of release in China, Disney/Pixar's 'Coco' eyes a rare second weekend explosion at the box office propelled by insanely strong word-of-mouth and weak competition. Read More

China Box Office Audit Results Are In – Now What?

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This is essentially how the studios feel about their relationship with Chinese movie theaters – full of underreported revenue and unhappiness, and they hope it never ends. Read More

China Chooses Chuckles Over Chan as Local Comedy ‘Never Say Die’ Wins Holiday Box Office

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The body-swapping mixed martial arts comedy 'Never Say Die' emerged as National Day's clear box office victor, pummeling a field of competitive action films including the Jackie Chan/Pierce Brosnan political thriller 'The Foreigner'. Read More

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