‘Annihilation’ Debuts in China With Content Warning

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Hollywood sci-fi horror movie “Annihilation” premiered at Chinese mainland cinemas on Friday as the second film to be given a mandatory age restriction warning — suggesting the country may be closer to instituting a rating system. Read More

Headlines from China: Studio 8 to Adapt Ken Liu’s Sci-fi Thriller ‘The Hidden Girl’ 

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The Hidden Girl, a short science fiction story written by Chinese American author Ken Liu, will be adapted into a thriller by Studio 8. The company acquired the adaptation rights two years ago, and recently hired Ellen Shanman to write the film script. 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

Is Sci-Fi the Next Big Chinese Cultural Export After Kung Fu?

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While a younger generation of Chinese readers have been voraciously reading stories from around the world for decades, Chinese science fiction has barely begun to seep into Western libraries. But those that have, have done so with resounding success. Read More

Film Review: ‘Battle of Memories’ Puzzles but Isn’t Easily Forgotten

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Director Leste Chan's "Battle of Memories" is a Chinese puzzle of a sci-fi murder mystery about the human tendencies to try to control destiny and then escape the pain when things don’t turn out as planned. Read More

China Sci-Fi Film ‘Reset’ Wins Award at Houston Festival

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Science fiction written and produced in China continues to get attention from both domestic and international audiences. Read More

China’s Top Sci-Fi Writer Nominated for Second Hugo Award

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Liu Cixin's "Death's End" is one of six books nominated in The Hugo Awards' Best Novel category. Read More

Another Story by Chinese Sci-Fi Writer Liu Cixin to Hit Screens

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China’s best-known contemporary science fiction writer continues to sell, even as earlier productions stall. Chinese sci-fi novelist Liu Cixin is set to have another of his stories hit the big screen even as his more famous novel The Three Body Problem continues to languish in development limbo. Local media outlet Sina Entertainment reports that filming 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

On Screen China: The Force Is Not Strong with ‘Rogue One’

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The Force isn’t strong in China. But hey, at least Disney has Marvel. Read More