To Community and Beyond: Chinese Sci-Fi’s Next Giant Leap

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
By shining a light on works from a wide range of innovative and thoughtful authors — from ice giants like Liu Cixin to fiery comets like Hao Jingfang — the influential magazine Science Fiction World has played a crucial role in Chinese sci-fi’s rise to acclaim. Read More

Chinese Sci-Fi Blockbuster Draws Crowds on Opening Day

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‘The Wandering Earth’ — a big-budget adaptation of a Liu Cixin novel — is expected to spark deeper interest in homegrown science fiction. Read More

Sci-Fi Phenom Liu Cixin on Fame, Morality and the Future

 /  People  / 
The New Yorker called him “the Sir Arthur C. Clarke of China” and one of the most respected writers of classic science fiction. He counts Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg among his fans. Read More

Headlines from China: Sci-fi Film Based on Liu Cixin’s Novel Set for Chinese New Year Release

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The Wandering Earth, an upcoming science fiction film based on Liu Cixin’s novel of the same name, has been scheduled to release during the lucrative Chinese new year season. Read More

The Three-Book Problem: Why Chinese Sci-Fi Still Struggles

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Liu Cixin’s epic trilogy was expected to take Chinese science fiction into a new era, but the genre is still far from its lofty ambitions. Read More

Headlines from China: Can The Three-Body Cosmos Rival The Marvel Universe?

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It was announced at the recent Asia-Pacific Science Fiction Convention that two upcoming comic books will be published at the end of this year as part of The Three-Body Cosmos series, which is co-developed by Youzu Interactive and Future Affairs Administration (FAA). Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Hasn’t Passed The Chinese Censorship

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20th Century Fox, which has successfully released several R-rated films in China in the past, hasn’t managed to make "Deadpool 2" pass the Chinese censorship. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Foundation to Cultivate Next Generation of Action Filmmakers 

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Featuring Wolf Warrior 2 director Wu Jing and Hong Kong action filmmaker Chin Kar-lok as mentors, this year's workshop presented by Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation will provide 5-day free training to 100 emerging action filmmakers from all around China. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Three Body Problem’ is Better Off with Amazon? 

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After the Financial Times reported that Amazon might develop and produce three seasons of episodes based on Chinese sci-fi novel The Three Body Problem, Chinese netizens and sci-fi fans have been expressing their joy over such possibility. Read More

Headlines from China: Filmmaker Wong Jing Raged at Video Platforms at Hong Kong FilMart

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After listening to presentations by executives from iQiyi and Qi Shu Youyu, Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Jing was full of rage and accused the platforms of streaming web films that employed Hong Kong film IPs without permission. Read More