On Screen China: ‘Zootopia’ Doubles Screens and ‘Ip Man 3’ vs. ‘Gods of Egypt’

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China Film Insider sees Gods of Egypt fighting it out with Ip Man 3 for second place this weekend as Zootopia continues its magical run fueled by stellar word of mouth. Read More

Disney ‘Jungle Book’ China Date Follows ‘Zootopia’ Hit, Leads Shanghai Park

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The China Film Group is importing director Jon Favreau’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic book, called 'Fantasy Forest' in Chinese. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Ip Man 3’ Hit by Fraud, ‘Zootopia’ Could Break Animation Record

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Behind Ip Man 3’s massive debut lie serious signs of blatant and widespread box-office fraud that fly in the face of the government's vows to crack down on illegal practices. Read More

‘Batman v. Superman’ to Face Off in China With Day-and-Date Release

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The much-anticipated DC Comics superhero film Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be released in China on Friday, March 25, 2016 — simultaneous with its North American debut. Read More

Hotel of the Jedi: Luxury Properties Wake Up to the Force

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Star Wars hype may have died down (if only slightly) around the globe, but it’s only been less than two weeks since the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted in China, making more than $100 million in ticket sales in the Chinese box office. In order to cash in on the hype, luxury hotels across Read More

On Screen China: The Force Flags in Opening Weekend

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After months of a Disney marketing blitz targeting an audience largely unfamiliar with the franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (星球大战:原力觉醒) debuted in China on Saturday, and grossed a two-day estimated total of $52.7 million. Read More

On Screen China: The ‘Star Wars’ Force Is Strong for the Future

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens will finally invade Chinese theaters this Saturday, January 9 and the hype is at a fever pitch — in Hollywood. However, the tone in mainland China has been more muted, especially in interior cities where the franchise comes nowhere near being the cultural phenomenon it is in other countries. Read More