Headlines from China: ‘Harry Potter’, ‘1917’, ’Bad Boys for Life’ and a Few Other Films Set Release Dates

‘Harry Potter’, ‘1917’, ’Bad Boys for Life’ and a Few Other Films Set Release Dates

A trio of Hollywood titles including “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”, in 3D and 4K restorations, the Oscar-winning war epic “1917”, and the Will Smith-starring “Bad Boys For Life”,  are set to hit the big screen in the upcoming weeks according to the announcements made by their distributors on Thursday. A dozen of other titles are set to release in the upcoming month as well, including a small budget independent film “A Road to Spring”, the Paramount Pictures title “Sonic the Hedgehog” and a Disney’s rerun of “Big Hero 6”. Read more dypfboxoffice

Will Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ Debut in China First?

“Tenet” was supposed to be the movie that kicked off the film industry’s recovery this year, however, Warner Bros. announced yesterday that the film is postponed indefinitely. Although nothing can be set in stone when it comes to release films when U.S. is still facing a worsening situation in combating the coronavirus, Warner Bros. has plans to release ‘“Tenet” overseas in markets like China while keeping the film off its domestic slate. What’s the possibility of this strategy considering the fact that “Tenet” is created on a completely new story? Read more yiqipaidianying