Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Set to Shoot ‘Skyscraper’ in China in August

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Dwayne Johnson will star in "Skyscraper," which the actor declared will start shooting in August for a July 13, 2018 North American release, to be produced by Universal Studios and Dalian Wanda Group-owned Legendary Pictures. Read More

Full ‘Furious,’ ‘Pirates’ Franchises to Be Shown at 7th Beijing International Film Festival

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The inclusion of the first four movies in Disney’s Pirates franchise is the surest sign yet that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will score a release in the world’s second-largest film market. Read More

Three Hollywood Films including ‘Furious’ Score China Release Dates

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The Fate of the Furious (速度与激情8), the eighth film in the Fast and Furious franchise, will open in China on Friday, April 14, in a day-and-date release with North America. Read More

Big In China: Movies That Earn More RMB Than US$

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Twenty films have now found greater success in the world’s second largest film market than at home in the US. Read More

China’s All-time Highest Grossing Imports

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In 1994, China announced it would allow in ten imported films per year that “basically reflected the finest global cultural achievements and represented the latest artistic and technological accomplishments in contemporary world cinema.” On November 12 of that year, The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis and starring Harrison Ford opened in fifty-six movie theaters across Read More

The Box Office Booms — and It’s Corrupt: Part 7 of the First CFI Guide

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Chinese regulators impose unofficial blackout periods of varying lengths on imported films, preserving the market for domestic productions during peak moviegoing periods Read More