Headlines from China: What Are the Films That Will Go First After Theaters Reopened?

What Are the Films That Will Go First After Theaters Reopened?

A lot of old films are coming back for a second release during the first week of China’s theater reopening. Besides domestic films, the first three Hollywood movies set to play in China are, starting July 24, Vin Diesel’s action movie Bloodshot, Robert Downey Jr.’s Dolittle and Sam Mendes’ blockbuster World War I thriller 1917. Many new films’ distributors are hesitant to set a release date, and they are still monitoring closely the box office performance to ensure a better timing for their films’ distributions. Will these comeback flicks help the Chinese movie theater quickly bounce back to its normal level? Read more yiqipaidianying

Maoyan Entertainment Partners with IQiyi, Weibo to Release 2020 Mid-Year Movie Market Report

Maoyan Entertainment recently teamed up with China’s largest streaming site IQiyi and China’s Twitter-like Sina Weibo to jointly release a mid-year report regarding China’s movie market performance in the first half of 2020. The report draws from the massive data sources provided by these three companies’ separate databases, and presents a detailed analysis of movie fans’ expectations for theater reopening, and new ways that online streaming platforms are adapting in the first half of 2020. Read more PR Newswire