Headlines from China: A Look At The Most Anticipated Chinese New Year Films

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Big-budget local films, mostly sequels, are going to dominate the Chinese New Year box office in 2018, including Monster Hunt 2 , Detective Chinatown 2 , The Monkey King 3 , and Operation Red Sea. Read More

China Tightens Rules for Foreign-Flavored Shows

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In Chinese television, one day you’re in, and the next day you’re out. Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda Officially Announces Exclusion of Legendary Entertainment in Restructuring

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After having suspended its stocks for half a year, Wanda has officially announced that U.S. movie studio Legendary Entertainment will not be part of the reorganization that has been in progress in July last year. Read More

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Rolls Into Beijing, Pumps Iron in CBD

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle opens in China on Jan 12 one week after the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and may very well exceed box office expectations here against that sci-fi juggernaut. Read More

Headlines from China: A Run-down of China’s Private Studios in 2017

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Huayi Brothers Media, Wanda Pictures, Beijing Enlight Media, Bona Film Group, and Le Vision Pictures are considered top 5 private studios in China. In 2017, some of them successfully enhanced their prominent positions in the Chinese film market, while some didn't. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Partners with Wanda Cinemas to Promote ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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Along with the theatrical opening of Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in China, Star Wars-themed exhibitions, which are co-organized by Disney, Mtime, and Wanda Cinemas, are taking place at over 100 movie theaters in 55 cities across China. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Industry Forecast for 2018

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The 2018 movie box office is projected to reach $9.2 billion (60 billion yuan), with top three films each bringing in $461 million (3 billion yuan). Read More

Headlines from China: Top 100 Most Powerful Film Producers in China

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The Top 100 Most Powerful Film Producers list was recently released, with Wang Zhonglei, Jiang Zhiqiang, and Chen Guofu being in the top 3. Read More

China’s New Rules Targeting ‘Inappropriate’ Online Games Send NetEase’s Shares Down

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China’s leading internet portal and gaming company NetEase saw its shares drop by 3.23% on NASDAQ on Thursday US time after Xinhua reported that the government plans to clean up “illegal” and “inappropriate” online games. Read More

Headlines from China: Will 2018 Become China’s “Hollywood Blackout Year?”

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All the recent government policies send one message: the box office growth of local films will become a top priority. Read More