Headlines from China: Nasdaq-listed iQiyi’s Q2 Total Earnings Reach $932.5 M

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On August 1, iQiyi (NASDAQ: IQ) released the company’s unaudited financial report for Q2. The report shows that iQiyi’s Q2 total revenue rose 51% year over year to 6.2 billion yuan ($932.5 million). The company remains unprofitable with a loss of 1.3 billion yuan ($200.7 million) during the reporting period. Read More

Headlines from China: How Are Chinese Films & TV Shows Doing on Netflix?

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How to choose good content and effectively promote the content to an international audience should be more important and attention-worthy than the acquisition deals themselves. Read More

China Movies Gone in 48 Hours: Asura and Schadenfreude

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The real lesson from Asura, and the reason I think its implosion will ultimately prove to be a good thing, is that it shows the Chinese film industry is maturing. Read More

Headlines from China: Huayi Brothers Movie World Officially Opens in Suzhou

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On July 22, Huayi Brothers' first theme park officially opened in Suzhou, China. The Suzhou theme park took Huayi Brothers six years and 350 million yuan ($51.5 million) to build. Read More

Headlines from China: Success of ‘Dying to Survive’ Unveils Market Potential for Movies Based on Actual Events

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The success of local dark comedy, Dying to Survive, is a good indicator that China is in need of films that reflect important issues in the society. Read More

Premiere Urges Price Cuts for Cancer Drugs Amid Hit Film’s Success

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Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang is instructing relevant government agencies to speed up the cutting of prices of cancer drugs, according to a post published on the website of the State Council. Read More

Epic Budget, Epic Fail: Chinese Blockbuster ‘Asura’ Tanks

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China’s latest fantasy epic, “Asura,” claimed to be the most expensive domestic production to date — but it didn’t even last three days in cinemas. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke to Chair Competition Jury of Locarno Film Festival

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The 71st Locarno Film Festival has named celebrated Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke to chair the jury, which includes five members. Read More

Headlines from China: These Three Companies Benefit Most From the Success of ‘Dying to Survive’

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Currently, the Chinese film industry is abuzz with discussions about dark comedy Dying to Survive, due to the film's box office success as well as its social significance. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Dying to Survive’ Crosses $45.2 Million On Opening Day 

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Chinese comedy-drama film Dying to Survive opened on July 5 with 51% of screen share. As of 8 p.m. (Beijing Time), the film has earned over 300 million yuan ($45.2 million). Read More