Chinese Pop Culture Primer: What You Need to Know about TFBoys, China’s Most Popular “Fresh Meat”

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Who are the TFBoys? What's so special about them? For a bunch of kids who aren't even 18, TFBoys are everywhere. Read More

Q&A With Fan Jian on Documentaries of Desire

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Veteran filmmaker Fan Jian’s latest documentary, "Still Tomorrow" won the Special Jury Award for Feature-Length Documentary at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the world’s biggest festival for the genre. Read More

CFI’s Sky Kings and Heavenly Queens: Jiang Wen/姜文

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CFI Sky King: Jiang Wen. Beijing badass. The steel of Clint Eastwood married to the intelligence and subversive wit of Marlon Brando Read More

Fan Bingbing Leaves WME for CAA, Joins Director Feng Xiaogang

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Fan Bingbing will join her "I Am Not Madame Bovary" director Feng Xiaogang at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), leaving William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Read More

‘Die Hard’ Director John McTiernan to Shoot WWII Film in China

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McTiernan said he will be making a film about the aftermath of the Doolittle Raid bombing raid on Tokyo in 1942. Read More

Ang Lee Predicts ‘Huge’ China Box Office, but Maybe Not for Him

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The "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" director sees China's box office overtaking the US, but his own record in the China market has been mixed. Read More

Goodbye Hollywood? ‘Meg’ Star Li Bingbing Sells LA Home for $3M

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It seems a curious time for China star Li Bingbing to sell her home in Los Angeles, for a cool US$3 million. Read More

New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Features Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen

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Disney execs are no doubt hoping the inclusion of Chinese stars Donnie Yen and Jiang Wen in "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will help the latest reboot get some purchase in China. Read More

It’s A Wrap: Trending Tales of the China Film Insider Week

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“Whitewashing”: Strange Days for Doctor Strange; Matt Damon Beats His Head against The Great Wall and neither Bruce Lee nor Jackie Chan Can Come to the Rescue A lot of talk about “whitewashing” this week – not the Huck Finn-Tom Sawyer kind involving the bleaching of a fence, but more like the chatter around big Read More