CFI’s Sky Kings and Heavenly Queens: Fan Bingbing/范冰冰

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Over the past decade, Fan Bingbing has developed a shrewd eye for material, appearing in some three or four films per year, balancing artistic and commercial interests to maintain both bank balance and critical credibility. Read More

Creative Artists Agency Re-Signs ‘Lost in Thailand’ Maker Xu Zheng

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44-year-old actor, director, and screenwriter Xu Zheng is best known for his comedies "Lost in Thailand" and "Lost in Hong Kong." Read More

Feng Xiaogang Wins Best Director for ‘Bovary’ at Golden Horse Awards

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Big stars and blockbusters were not welcome at the 2016 Golden Horse Awards. Read More

Explainer: Why Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Madame Bovary’ Isn’t Madame Bovary

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Moviegoers in China and overseas may miss the reference in Feng Xiaogang's new film "I Am Not Madame Bovary," in part because the director is not invoking Gustave Flaubert's titular character, but a rather different leading lady of Chinese literature. Read More

Fan Bingbing Leaves WME for CAA, Joins Director Feng Xiaogang

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Fan Bingbing will join her "I Am Not Madame Bovary" director Feng Xiaogang at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), leaving William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Read More

Jackie Chan Set for December, January China Releases

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"Skiptrace" star Jackie Chan will appear in two new films in December and January, respectively, while shooting on "Viy 2," co-starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, continues. Read More

Feng Xiaogang’s ‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Clears China Censorship

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"I Am Not Madame Bovary" (我不是潘金莲), the highly anticipated social satire by veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, has officially passed China’s film censorship board with some cuts and will finally hit screens on November 18. Read More

Shark Thriller ‘Meg’ Will Bite China in 2018 Before Rest of World

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The Jason Statham/Li Bingbing vehicle will debut for Chinese New Year audiences a full two weeks before it attacks the rest of the world in early 2018. Read More

CFI Q&A: Rian Dundon, English Tutor to China’s Leading Lady Fan Bingbing

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China Film Insider spoke with Rian Dundon, who served as English tutor and private photographer for China's most recognizable film star, Fan Bingbing. Read More

Chinese Star Fan Bingbing Quits Shark Horror-Adventure ‘Meg’

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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has announced she is pulling out of the thriller Meg (巨齿鲨), being made by Warner Bros. and Chinese company Gravity Pictures. Read More