China Copyright Protection: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Plagiarism

 /  Legal  / 
How do you know when a copyright has been infringed? For years, this wasn’t even a question people asked in China because it was so obvious. Slowly but surely, though, China’s enforcement of copyright infringement has improved. Read More

Chinese Fantasy Show Accused of Stealing Harry Potter’s Magic

 /  TV  / 
Harry Potter fought off Dementors, won Ginny Weasley’s heart, and vanquished Voldemort, but he’s now got a new challenge on the horizon: A Chinese drama that appears to have snitched a storyline directly from the series. Read More

China Censors Take Wolverine Claws to ‘Logan,’ Slice 14 Minutes Off Runtime

 /  News  / 
Censors have cut 14 minutes from the film's 137-minute US runtime, citing violence and perhaps also the "brief nudity" cited in the Motion Picture Association of America's own R-rating. Read More

China Censors Slash ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

 /  News  / 
For "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter"’s local distributors, it’s a race against time. The Milla Jovovich-starrer already hit screens in North America on January 27, and pirated copies are already being circulated online. Read More

China’s All-time Highest Grossing Imports

 /  Infographics  / 
This chart highlights the highest-grossing imported film per year from The Fugitive in 1994 to Zootopia in 2016, showing not only the scale of China’s growth as a market, but something of the tastes of Chinese moviegoers. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Finds a Home at Number One

 /  Box Office  / 
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" enchanted Chinese audiences over the weekend as the Harry Potter spinoff debuted to an impressive RMB 284 million (US$41.2 million). Read More