China Chooses Chuckles Over Chan as Local Comedy ‘Never Say Die’ Wins Holiday Box Office

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The body-swapping mixed martial arts comedy 'Never Say Die' emerged as National Day's clear box office victor, pummeling a field of competitive action films including the Jackie Chan/Pierce Brosnan political thriller 'The Foreigner'. Read More

Holiday Box Office: National Day

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This year's diverse and competitive slate of films has the potential to bring about the biggest National Day box office haul on record. Read More

Headlines from China: Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Cancels September 29 Release for Unspecified Reasons

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Various news sources reported on September 23 that the September 29 China release of Feng Xiaogang's 'Youth' had been cancelled, which was verified later by Feng Xiaogang and Huayi Brother's President Wang Zhonglei. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Apes’ Rule With Strong Debut; ‘Spider-Man’ Holds Like a Chump

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War for the Planet of the Apes earned 20th Century Fox its biggest opening ever in China with an outstanding $57 million debut. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures Celebrates 2nd Anniversary, Announcing 43 Upcoming Projects 

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On September 17, Tencent Pictures celebrated its second anniversary and announced 43 upcoming projects, which consist of more than 20 TV shows and 13 films. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Swings to 3rd Biggest Superhero Debut; Sony’s Best Opening Ever

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Character recognition, Marvel brand awareness, and targeted local marketing pushed Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming to a franchise- and studio-best $66 million debut in China this weekend. Read More

Headlines from China: How ‘Gintama’ Win Over Audiences While Most Manga Adaptations Fail to Do So

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Adapting manga into movies has been challenging, as manga fans are critical and hard to please. Read More

On Screen China: Spider-Man Swoops to the Rescue

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Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into China in the nick of time this weekend and looks to pull the country's ice-cold box office out of peril. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Wins; ‘Wolf’ Endures; ‘Valerian’ Collapses

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Dunkirk scored a modest $28 million victory thanks to director Christopher Nolan's popularity in China, but it was all quiet on the Western front as imported films continued to flounder following the conclusion of a red-hot domestic blackout period. Read More

On Screen China: Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ Finally Washes Up on Chinese Shores

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China's legion of passionate Christopher Nolan fans will help push the World War II drama to an easy weekend box office victory, but general audiences -- unaccustomed to both Nolan's experimental storytelling as well as WWII battles outside the Pacific theater, will have their patience tested. Read More