China Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Swings to 3rd Biggest Superhero Debut; Sony’s Best Opening Ever

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Character recognition, Marvel brand awareness, and targeted local marketing pushed Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming to a franchise- and studio-best $66 million debut in China this weekend. Read More

Dalian Wanda Buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 Billion

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China's most ambitious entertainment company adds to a portfolio that already includes AMC Entertainment and Legendary Pictures. Read More

‘Looking Glass’ Opening Puts a Crack in Disney China Box Office Streak

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As China's box office has more than quadrupled since the first ‘Alice’, ‘Through The Looking Glass’ can be called Disney’s first flop of 2016. Read More

On Screen China: A Tough ‘Walk’ Between the Force and the Panda

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The coming weekend at the Chinese box office is shaping up to be a veritable dumping ground of middling films dubbed by the Chinese press as “cannon fodder” (炮灰 pàohuī), films that are being pushed out between the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens two weeks ago and the much anticipated January 29 wide Read More

On Screen China: Sony’s Marketing Caper Wins at Box Office for 007

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Bond-mania swept over China this past weekend, much to the delight of Sony, which has struggled with underperforming releases this year in the world’s second-biggest film market. Spectre, the 24th installment in the enduring spy series, pulled in nearly $49 million from Chinese moviegoers in its first three days. Spectre’s $15 million opening day on Read More