Domestic Vs Import Box Office: Appearances Can Deceive

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Looking at the box office split between foreign and Chinese films this year, it’s easy to conclude China is a balanced market: imports lead slightly with a 52% market share through April 18. But huge imbalances lie behind those numbers. Read More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2’ and ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ Secure China Day and Date Releases

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Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Warner Bros’ King Arthur: Legend of the Sword have both secured day-and-date releases in China on Friday, May 5 and Friday, May 12, respectively. Read More

‘Kong: Skull Island’ and ‘Logan’ Get China Releases; ‘Passengers’ Extended

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"Logan" (金刚狼3:殊死一战) will hit screens first on Friday, March 17, followed by "Kong: Skull Island" (金刚:骷髅岛), which is set for release a week later, on Friday, March 24. They follow "The Lego Batman Movie" and "A Dog’s Purpose," which both come out on March 3. Read More

China Box Office: Chinese Moviegoers Dead on ‘Arrival’

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General audiences in China gave a resounding thumbs-down to "Arrival," with social media declaring the film a plodding, incomprehensible mess. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Arrival’ Should Lead Sci-Fi-Packed Weekend

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Arrival will lead the first-ever Western sci-fi trifecta into a top-five weekend box office finish in China. Read More

Box Office China: ‘Passengers’ Takes ‘Rogue One’ For a Ride

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China’s chūnyùn (春运), the world’s largest human mass migration in which Chinese citizens will take an estimated 2.5 billion trips over the next 40 days, began in full force on Friday as college students finished midterm exams and headed home for the Lunar New Year. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Passengers’ Takes on ‘Rogue One’

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This weekend brings Sony’s Passengers, the sci-fi romance starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt that has struggled critically and commercially in North America since its release on December 21. Read More

January May Be a Great Month for Hollywood Movies in China

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For the first month of the year, normally the Chinese market serves as a dumping ground for foreign films that have bombed overseas and are bought, on the cheap, by local distributors looking to turn a modest profit. Read More

Sci-Fi ‘Passengers’ Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Arriving in China

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt have confirmed that they will be in Beijing next Saturday, December 17, to promote "Passengers." Read More

Wanda and Sony Team Up for 2017’s ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

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Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda reportedly is close to a major motion-picture team-up with Sony. Read More