Headlines from China: Lupita Nyong’o to Star in John Woo’s Remake of ‘The Killer’

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Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo will collaborate with Universal Pictures to remake his 1989 action classic The Killer. Lupita Nyong’o has been cast to play the leading role, which was previously played by actor Chow Yun Fat in the 1989 version. Read More

Headlines from China: These Three Genres Unlikely to Thrive in China

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On April 19, a panel on screenwriting took place at the Beijing International Film Festival. Top screenwriters and industry executives talk about the current state and future development of genre films in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Celina Jade to Star in Mahua Funage’s New Film

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American-Hong Kong actress Celina Jade, who is best known for starring in the 2017 blockbuster "Wolf Warrior 2," has joined Mahua Funage's new film "Hello, Mrs. Money" as Mrs. Money. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Acquires $740 Million Worth of Shares in Wanda Film

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Today, Wanda Film announced that the company's shareholder Wanda Investment had agreed to sell 90 million shares in the company to Alibaba's investment affiliate Hangzhou Zhenxi Investment. Read More

Mobile Games, Online Videos, and Movies are National Pastimes during Chinese New Year

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For Chinese people, Spring Festival is all about seeing family and celebrating the new year, but it’s also the optimal time for using screens. Read More

Headlines from China: These Types of Movies Suffer Box Office Fraud The Most in China

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There are many things hinder the development of China's film market, and box office fraud is undoubtedly one of them. Here are the types of movies that suffer box office fraud the most in the middle kingdom. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Beibei on How HBO Landed in China and What the Future Holds

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In this interview with WeChat media account Sansheng, HBO China CEO Fan Beibei talks about how she helps HBO develop and maintain its business in China from 2014 up to today. Read More

Headlines From China: Ticketing Firm Tao Piaopiao Dominates Chinese Film Distribution

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Alibaba’s online ticketing service Taopiaopiao has distributed films with a total box office earning of 15.4 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2017, having contributed to the distribution of 22 films. Read More

Headlines from China: 31 Film & TV Works on China’s Priority Copyright Protection List

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China’s National Copyright Administration published a brand new list of 23 films, 4 TV shows, and 4 animation and comic works whose copyrights will be strongly enforced. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Producer to Executive Produce Chinese Film ‘Dongji Island’

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'Dongji Island,' an upcoming Chinese war film to be directed by emerging filmmaker Yu Lei, has brought acclaimed Hollywood producers David Permut and Jay Stern on board as executive producers. Read More