How Fans ‘Lock Screenings’ to Support Their Idols

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Suo chang, as it is called in Chinese, literally means to lock a screening. It refers to the practice of buying the minimum possible number of tickets to a single screening to ensure it will not be canceled for low attendance. Read More

Headlines from China: Is This Real Estate Company Trying to Replace Wanda in the Entertainment Industry?

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Will Evergrande Group, a real estate company with big ambitions to conquer the entertainment market, replace Wanda one day? Read More

Headlines from China: John Woo’s Highly Anticipated ‘Manhunt’ to Premiere at Venice Film Festival

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Hong Kong director John Woo's highly anticipated 'Manhunt' will have its world premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival. Read More

What Chinese Films to See in New York This Week

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If you're looking for Chinese films to watch in New York this week, why not check out these suggestions from the editors of China Film Insider, which include a special screening of the black comedy banned from animated film festival Annecy, 'Have a Nice Day,' at the Rooftop Films 2017 Summer Series. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix to Produce First Chinese Language Original Series

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Netflix announced its first Chinese language original series: an eight-episode jailbreak thriller called Bardo that will be directed by Taiwanese filmmaker Sam Quah. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Release New Digital Entertainment Platform

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On August 4, Alibaba Pictures announced it will release a new digital entertainment platform for IP rights holders to connect with each other. Read More

On Screen China: Summer Box Office Reignited By Record-Breaking ‘Wolf Warriors 2’

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Patriotic action film 'Wolf Warriors 2' will inch closer to The Mermaid's all-time box office record this weekend while romantic fantasy 'Once Upon a Time' will open strongly thanks to the popularity of its attractive leads with young female audiences. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Wolf Warriors II’ Makes Fierce Debut, Threatening to Set New All-Time Record

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Jacky Wu's sequel singlehandedly saved a beleaguered domestic box office this weekend, on its debut, earning an incredible 921 million yuan ($136.7 million). Read More