Headlines from China: China’s Top Film Firm Huayi Brothers Reveals New Future Projects

China’s Top Film Firm Huayi Brothers Reveals New Future Projects

On Wednesday, China’s leading film company Huayi Brothers Media unveiled an attractive new list of future film projects. The list includes 18 film projects of various genres to be released between the rest of 2020 and 2021 by 19 renowned domestic and international directors, such as Stephen Chow, Feng Xiaogang, Jia Zhangke, Lu Chuan, Cao Baoping, Rob Minkoff and Roland Emmerich. On the list, Stephen Chow’s “The Mermaid 2” is a long-anticipated sequel of his comedy sci-fi blockbuster “The Mermaid”, which earned 3.4 billion yuan in 2016 and became the first Chinese film to reach such a stunning box office milestone. Read more Mtime

Tencent Sports Launches New Subscription Streaming Service With The National Football League (NFL)

The National Football League (NFL) has launched a new subscription streaming service in China with internet giant Tencent. As part of a new and expanded digital media rights partnership deal, Tencent Sports will stream one live NFL game per week for free, with NFL RedZone and NFL Draft also included in this new content package. The NFL streaming platform on Tencent Video, which launched ahead of the 2020 NFL season, includes live coverage from every game, as well as a raft of shoulder content, including on-demand game replays. Read more china.com