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

CFI Interview: Huo Jianqi, Director of ‘Xuan Zang,’ China’s Foreign Language Oscar Nominee

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China announced that it has chosen "Xuan Zang" as its selection for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. China Film Insider China correspondent Fergus Ryan interviewed director Huo Jianqi about the film in May, which we present here again. Read More

Statham vs. Cruise: ‘The Mechanic’ Gets Same China Release Date as ‘Jack Reacher 2’

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American action thriller film "The Mechanic 2: Resurrection" just nabbed a China cinematic release for October 21 – the same date as rival action flick "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back." Read More

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