Local China Producer Begs Exhibitors to Fend off ‘Pirates’

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Increased competition from foreign films is starting to rankle local filmmakers, with one prominent producer pleading with exhibitors to not “let local films die at the starting line." Read More

‘Lost City of Z’ Trims Runtime to Take on ‘Wonder Woman’

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Amazon Studios/Bleecker Street’s "The Lost City of Z" has had a quarter of its run time slashed in order to screen in China, the world’s second largest entertainment market. Read More

Holiday Box Office: Dragon Boat Festival

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Unlike other public holidays which are reserved for domestic new releases, the three-day Dragon Boat Festival has become the dominion of Hollywood blockbusters. Read More

‘Lion’ Set for June 23 China Release

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The Weinstein Company’s "Lion" has scored a Friday, June 23, release date in China — seven months after its North American debut. Read More

On Screen China: Hollywood Sci-Fi, Russian Superheroes No Match For India’s ‘Dangal’

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Facing a weak slate of new releases including Sony's Life and Russia's Guardians, Bollywood drama Dangal, already the highest-grossing Indian film ever in China, will continue its remarkable climb with a 2nd straight weekend victory to become the biggest non-Hollywood release of all-time. 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

‘Dangal’ Sells Bollywood Feminism at China Box Office

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In Bollywood blockbuster "Dangal," two young women wrestle their way into the ring in a deeply patriarchal Indian society — and at the Chinese box office, the film, too, is breaking with convention. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Guardians 2’ Wins Weekend Handily, But India’s ‘Dangal’ On The Rise

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Despite a $47 million first-place debut by the Disney/Marvel sequel, the weekend's biggest winner was Aamir Khan's wrestling drama Dangal which garnered the highest user-ratings on record in China. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Guardians Vol. 2’ Primed to Kick Off Another Month of Hollywood Dominance

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Following two months of box office dominance in which imported films captured 82% of all ticket sales, the good times will continue to roll for Hollywood in May starting with this weekend’s day-and-date release of Disney/Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Read More

Salman Khan’s ‘Tubelight’ to Release in China June 25, Features Zhu Zhu

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Indian films and Chinese films shot in India continue to be a growing trend in China, although India's media remains more excited about the whole thing than Chinese audiences. Read More