‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ 3D China Release Pushed to 2017

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return to Chinese theaters in a 3D re-release of Terminator 2: Judgment Day has been pushed back due to a crowded late 2016 slot and a lengthy conversion process. Read More

Jackie Chan Receives Lifetime Achievement Oscar

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Jackie Chan received a Lifetime Achievement Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, making him the first Chinese actor to receive the award. 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

Schwarzenegger Signs for $200 Million Chinese Epic, Wraps Jackie Chan Film

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is making himself at home in China, signing up for a $200 million Chinese historical epic, and filming scenes for a new movie with Jackie Chan. Read More

China Box Office: ‘League of Gods’ Rises to Top But Fails to Score Big

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Analysts can blame drop in subsidized ticketing for box office slump, but only quality films will entice moviegoers back into cinemas. Read More

China Box Office: Chan, Knoxville ‘Skiptrace’ $6oM Clobbers ‘Tarzan’

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Jackie and Johnny buddy comedy dominated 57% of ticket sales, while Warner Bros’ jungle hero drew just 15% Read More

China Box Office: ‘Tarzan’ Swings to First Place, Jackie Chan’s ‘Skiptrace’ Could Lure Summer out of Doldrums

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Warner Bros.’ "The Legend of Tarzan" swung to first place with a RMB 46.8 million ($7.0 million) debut, a reign likely to be cut short by "Skiptrace," perhaps the only Chinese-language film with the potential to gross RMB 1 billion ($150 million) this summer. Read More

New Titanic Film to Set Sail in 2017, ‘Rush Hour’s Sarkissian to Co-Produce

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A new take on the story of RMS Titanic will set sale in early 2017, with a Chinese-American production tackling the legend that stood at the top of Chinese box office records for more than a decade. Read More

Chinese Celebrity and the Soft Power Machine

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In the first in a series of occasional guest Op-eds, China Film Insider brings you the voices of two academics in Britain who are recording milestones and studying trends in the growing world of Chinese moviemaking, Read More

On Screen China: ‘Panda’ Preview a Warm Spot in Cold Weekend at the Box Office

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Cold weather decimated movie ticket sales in the world’s No. 1 and 2 markets over the weekend, as Winter Storm Jonas buried the U.S. East Coast in record-breaking snowfall, shutting down cinemas in many key markets, and a nationwide cold snap in China plunged temperatures to 30-year lows, compelling would-be moviegoers to huddle instead around Read More