The Hurdles ‘The Wandering Earth’ Overcame to Become a Smash Hit

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What obstacles did the film overcome to win its success? Below are some of the hurdles “The Wandering Earth” had to surmount. Read More

CFI Interview: Director Frant Gwo – Exploring Sci-Fi with a Wandering Earth

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"The Wandering Earth" director Frant Gwo talks about his favorite sci-fi movies, collaborations with foreign VFX companies, Wu Jing's participation in the film, and more. Read More

“The Wandering Earth”: Propaganda, Ratings Wars, and the Future of Chinese Sci-Fi

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The Liu Cixin adaptation just became China's #2 all-time highest grossing film. What does it mean for the genre's future? Read More

5 Things to Know about ‘China’s Rambo’ Wu Jing – Martial Arts Star of ‘Wandering Earth’

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The action star and director, best known for his roles in such films as ‘Tai Chi Boxer’, ‘Fatal Contact’ and ‘Wolf Warrior’, has box-office appeal and is a key figure in the Chinese film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights to ‘The Wandering Earth’

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American streaming giant Netflix has acquired international streaming rights to China's first science fiction blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth' Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Wandering Earth’ Became the 2nd High-grossing Film of All Time in China

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The total box office of science fiction movie 'The Wandering Earth' has crossed 3.8 billion yuan ($561 million) after 14 days in release, overtaking 'Operation Red Sea' (3.65 billion yuan) as the 2nd highest-grossing film of all time in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Huayi Brothers CEO Wang Zhongjun Reflects on The Company’s Profit Loss

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2018 is undoubtedly a difficult year for Chinese movie studio Huayi Brothers. Wang Zhongjun, CEO of the company, is determined to make 2019 a better year. Read More

Headlines from China: Should Beijing International Film Festival Change Its Dates As Well?

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Last year, the Academy for Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that the 2020 Oscar award ceremony would take place on February 9, which then led many other film awards and festivals, such as Berlinale, BAFTA and Santa Barbara International Film Festival, to change their dates. Read More

Headlines from China: Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying Endorses The ‘Wandering Earth’

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At a regular news briefing on February 13, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying encourages a journalist to check out "The Wandering Earth." Read More

What ‘The Wandering Earth’ Says About Chinese Sci-fi

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Guo’s film is an ode to Chinese values and the country’s growing self-confidence. Read More