“The Wandering Earth”: Propaganda, Ratings Wars, and the Future of Chinese Sci-Fi

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The Liu Cixin adaptation just became China's #2 all-time highest grossing film. What does it mean for the genre's future? Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing’s New Film to be Released?

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It remains to be seen if the film will make it to the big screen eventually. Read More

Bytedance Sues iQiyi for Streaming Boy Band Episode of An Original Show

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Beijing’s Haidian Court announced that it’s accepted a suit by content purveyor Bytedance against Baidu’s video platform iQiyi for allegedly streaming an episode of an original show. Read More

Headlines from China: Vincent Cassel Plays Li Na’s Coach in Peter Chan’s Upcoming Movie

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French actor Vincent Cassel revealed that he recently went to China to shoot Peter Chan's film about tennis player Li Na. Read More

5 Things to Know about ‘China’s Rambo’ Wu Jing – Martial Arts Star of ‘Wandering Earth’

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The action star and director, best known for his roles in such films as ‘Tai Chi Boxer’, ‘Fatal Contact’ and ‘Wolf Warrior’, has box-office appeal and is a key figure in the Chinese film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights to ‘The Wandering Earth’

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American streaming giant Netflix has acquired international streaming rights to China's first science fiction blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth' Read More

When Smells Sell: Chinese Male Celebrities and Their Favorite Fragrances

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When fans discovered that Liu Hao Ran, a rising 21-year-old Chinese actor with over 26 million fans on Weibo, used the fragrance Chanel Bleu, Chinese social media exploded. Read More

Headlines from China: China to Livestream Oscar Ceremony with Chinese Commentators

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China will livestream the 91st Academy Award ceremony on February 25. Since the ceremony has no host, three Chinese guest commentators are invited to interpret and comment on the live broadcast for Chinese audiences. Read More

15 Seconds of Fame: Short Video Apps Taking the Mobile Market by Storm

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Two companies join forces to create the first global digital media app that can succeed inside and out of China. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix Audience Enchanted by Chinese Food from Chaoshan Region

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Netflix released Chinese documentary series 'Flavorful Origins' on its platform with subtitles in over 20 languages. Read More

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