Headlines from China: U.S. Remake Rights to Dayyan Eng’s Chinese Comedy ‘Wished’ Have been Sold

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The remake rights to Chinese comedy 'Wished' have been sold to an American company. The U.S. remake will be produced by movie producer and former Disney executive Todd Garner. Read More

Reality TV Show Sends Chinese Stars Back to Acting School

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“The Birth of Actors” debuted on Zhejiang Satellite TV in October and has already received 330 million online views for just its first two episodes. The show has reignited debate on social media about the dubious acting skills of some millennial stars. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Have A Nice Day’ Passes Chinese Censorship with “Slight Adjustments”

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Liu Jian’s animated noir film ‘Have A Nice Day’ has passed Chinese censorship with “slight adjustments,” according to the film’s producer Yang Cheng. Read More

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow to Make ‘The Mermaid 2’ and TV Drama ‘The Mermaid’

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Recently, "Call For Actors" for 'The Mermaid 2" appeared on the internet, which indicates that Stephen Chow has started preparing for the shooting of 'The Mermaid 2.' Read More

Jia Zhangke Launches Pingyao ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ International Film Festival

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Speaking at a press conference at the China Film Directors Center in Beijing on Thursday, Jia Zhangke said his new "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" film festival represented a dream come true. Read More

Chinese-Korean Co-Pro Halted over THAAD Fallout

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A Chinese-Korean co-production starring actress Zhang Ziyi has become the latest casualty of China’s crackdown on all things South Korean as the fallout between the two countries over the THAAD anti-missile system continues. Read More

On Screen China: Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’ Tries to Kick ‘Doctor Strange’ off Top Spot

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Ang Lee’s "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" and Japanese anime "One Piece Film: Gold" this weekend attempt to challenge Disney/Marvel’s "Doctor Strange," which has racked up RMB 415 million (US$61.0 million) through Thursday, November 10. Read More

Ang Lee Predicts ‘Huge’ China Box Office, but Maybe Not for Him

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The "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" director sees China's box office overtaking the US, but his own record in the China market has been mixed. Read More

CFI Interview: Bennett Pozil, Hollywood Banker With One Foot in China

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China biz chief for East West Bank says localization is key. Read More