TCB in RMB: Iger Celebrates Shanghai Disney’s First Anniversary

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Disney CEO Bob Iger visited China again, this time for the first anniversary of the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort. Read More

Disney Unveils Its First Chinese-Language Rom-Com

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Disney’s Chinese-language film production plans took a step forward this week with the unveiling of their first ever Chinese-language romantic comedy starring Chen Bolin and "The Mermaid’s" Jelly Lin at the Shanghai International Film Festival. Read More

Disney Teams Up With China’s Jiaxing Media To Develop Live-Action Movies

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Walt Disney Studios has struck a deal with China’s Jiaxing Media to develop a number of live-action movies. Read More

Film Review: ‘Born In China’ Projects Soft Power, Cuddly As Well

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After his previous work, it may have seemed natural for Lu to direct a documentary about animals facing extinction in China. With China’s breakneck growth and its President talking about taking the lead in global warming prevention, what better time for a Chinese director to show the world that beyond the cities on its smog-choked coast resides an innocent China of vast natural beauty and splendor in need of protection? Read More

Who’s Minding the Store in China?

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It’s one thing to sell knockoff Mickey Mouse backpacks at a mall in Nanchang, where you could clear out in a day if you had to. It’s quite another to build and operate a theme park. Read More

China Box Office: First Place For ‘Beauty’ Still Less Than Best

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With typical press-release hype, the studio has trumpeted Beauty and the Beast’s China debut as the “biggest ever Disney Live Action opening weekend of all-time,” but that would seem to forget that last April, The Jungle Book opened to $50.3 million in China, nearly $10 million more. So, make that "second-biggest ever." Read More

China Shows It Knows about Disney’s ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Gay Moment

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China’s media watchdog has been busy chopping away at shots and scenes it doesn’t like recently, taking the scissors to seven minutes of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and 14 minutes of Logan. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Beauty’ Looks Like a Beast

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The official release announcement for Beauty and the Beast came way back on January 24, and the rare two-month interlude has given Disney ample time to unleash a local promotional blitz aimed at young Chinese unfamiliar with the original animation. Read More

How Many Import Slots Does Each Studio Get?

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Many casual observers of the Chinese film industry and even some working within it believe quota spots are given out evenly amongst Hollywood studios, yet data shows that a studio’s output in China can vary widely from year-to-year. Read More

Disney Denies Involvement in ‘Walt Disney Zhengzhou Project’

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Disney in China has denied any involvement in a Disney-themed project currently being planned in central China, even as a company linked to a senior Disney employee appears to have completed deals with local governments to do exactly that. Read More