China Gives Hollywood an Early Christmas Present

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As Bloomberg reported last week, China’s propaganda ministry has approved an additional seven foreign films to play in China this year in excess of the 34 film quota. These newly approved films will play theatrically on a revenue-sharing basis. Read More

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sees Poor Box-Office Returns in China

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Despite proving a hit in the U.S., early numbers indicate that the film is unlikely to be a success in Asia’s biggest market. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at 2019 Chinese New Year Slate

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Up to now, 14 films have scored Chinese New Year releases, including Alan Mak's 'Integrity,' Han Han’s 'Fei Chi Ren Sheng' (飞驰人生), Ning Hao’s 'Crazy Aliens,' Sci-Fi film 'The Wandering Earth,' and more. Read More

Indie Flick “A Cool Fish” Crushes Box Office Expectations

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'A Cool Fish' — a small-budget production lacking A-list stars — shocked industry watchers by hitting the #1 spot of the nationwide box office over the weekend. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Gets Approval from China For Fox Deal

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Many have concerned that the deal would be challenged by the Chinese government, given the ongoing US-China trade war. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Reliance on Hollywood Increases Again  

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For China's film bureau, regulating the release of foreign films is always a balancing act. Read More

Headlines from China: Tao Piao Piao to Further Integrate With Alibaba’s E-commerce Platforms

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On November 14, Alibaba’s online ticketing platform Tao Piao Piao announced the company's plan to further integrate its ticketing services with its e-commerce platforms. Read More

Headlines from China: Promoting Foreign Films in China: The Art of Localization

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Recently, a promotional song for Venom by Chinese idol girl group Rocket Girls 101, was released in China and caused heated discussions among Marvel fans. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi’s Subscription Revenue Surpasses Advertising Revenue in Q3

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On October 31, Chinese online video giant iQiyi (NASDAQ: IQ) released the company's performance report for the third quarter of 2018. According to the report, iQiyi's subscription revenue surpasses its advertising revenue for the first time. Read More

Headlines from China: Will China Box Office Reach RMB 60 Billion in 2018?

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The realization of the 60-billion goal will highly rely on the performance of the upcoming Hollywood movies. Read More