Headlines from China: Lupita Nyong’o to Star in John Woo’s Remake of ‘The Killer’

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Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo will collaborate with Universal Pictures to remake his 1989 action classic The Killer. Lupita Nyong’o has been cast to play the leading role, which was previously played by actor Chow Yun Fat in the 1989 version. Read More

Headlines from China: CAA China and Production Firm Give Me Five to Launch New Fund

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On April 26, CAA China and Chinese film and TV production company Give Me Five (五元文化) officially entered a deal to jointly launch a new script development fund. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Partners With JD.com to Increase Paying Users

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Leading video platform iQiyi and e-commerce site JD.com officially formed a strategic partnership, which will allow one platform's paying subscribers to enjoy the other platform's membership benefits. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Foundation to Cultivate Next Generation of Action Filmmakers 

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Featuring Wolf Warrior 2 director Wu Jing and Hong Kong action filmmaker Chin Kar-lok as mentors, this year's workshop presented by Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation will provide 5-day free training to 100 emerging action filmmakers from all around China. Read More

Headlines from China: Emerging Trends of the Chinese Film Market

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Emerging trends of the Chinese film market were manifested during The 8th Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ to Get Early Release in China

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Universal Pictures announced today that science fiction adventure film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom had been scheduled to release in China on June 15, one week before its North American release. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Responds to Complaints from Chinese Avengers Fans

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Yesterday, Walt Disney Pictures hosted a press conference in China and apologized to Avengers Fans for making them disappointed at the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Marvel Cinematic Universe last Thursday at Shanghai Disney Resort. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘xXx4’ to Partner with China’s HCH Media

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On April 19, China's HCH media announces that the company is forming a partnership with Hollywood's The H Collective and Ignition Creative. HCH will also be the exclusive marketing partner for the upcoming xXx4. Read More

Headlines from China: These Three Genres Unlikely to Thrive in China

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On April 19, a panel on screenwriting took place at the Beijing International Film Festival. Top screenwriters and industry executives talk about the current state and future development of genre films in China. Read More

Headlines from China: eOne to Open Peppa Pig World Theme Parks in China by 2019

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eOne, the IP rights holder of British animated series Peppa Pig, recently announced that the company planned to open Peppa Pig World theme parks in China by 2019. The theme parks will be operated by Merlin Entertainment Group, which also operates Legoland and Madame Tussauds in China. Read More