Actor and Singer Leon Lai Directing Debut Feature ‘Wine War’

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Beijing-born Canto-cutie Leon Lai is no stranger to Chinese movies, but he's taking his first turn behind the camera, directing "Wine War," which opens Friday at local cinemas. Read More

Who are China’s Leading Film Exhibitors?

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Underscoring the massive size of its exhibition industry, China's top ten cinemas lines are among the top twenty global leaders of exhibition based on screen count. Read More

‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Chinese Trailer, Set for June 2 Release

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An all-new trailer for "Wonder Woman" subtitled in Chinese has been released, ahead of the film's day-and-date release in China on June 2. Read More

CFI Interview: ‘Power Rangers’ Actor Ludi Lin

 /  News  / 
The Power Rangers have come a long way since Ludi Lin, who plays the Black Power Ranger in the latest iteration of the teen-superhero franchise, was first introduced to them. Read More

China Copyright: What is a Work for Hire, and Why You Should Care

 /  Legal  / 
Creative works outsourced to China are protected by copyright, but not always in a way companies expect. And because so much work in China occurs without a legally enforceable contract, once companies realize their IP portfolio is not nearly as robust as they thought, it’s often too late to do anything about it. Read More

China Box Office: India’s ‘Dangal’ Crushes Hollywood Heavyweights

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Released on the same day as Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Aamir Khan wrestling drama needed just six days to overtake the superhero sequel at the daily box office, and more than doubled the Hollywood blockbuster's haul this weekend. Read More

Four Culture and Globalization Lessons from LeEco’s Successes and Failures

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In some of those areas, LeEco has made incomplete progress. In others, we failed entirely. What follows is my understanding of why we were not able to achieve our goals in this area as well as key takeaways that other Chinese companies can use in their globalization process. Read More

Actor’s Death Sparks Self-Imposed Industry Blacklist Against Drunk Driving Violators

 /  News  / 
Actor Liu Shuo succumbed to his injuries after he drove his car into a guardrail in Hengdian, Zhejiang in the early hours of April 29. Read More

Wanda Cinema Line To Acquire 1.9 Percent Stake In Bona Film Group

 /  Money  / 
New Bona cinemas -- including both newly constructed and newly purchased cinemas -- will now become a part of Wanda Cinema Line, according to the agreement. Read More

‘The Lost City of Z’ Set for June 2 China Release

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The Brad Pitt-produced film will screen in China less than two months after its North American debut. Read More

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