Headlines from China: Will ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Beat ‘The Wandering Earth’ at China Box Office?

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After 17 days in release in China, Marvel’s 'Avengers: Endgame' has earned RMB 4 billion at the Chinese box office. Currently, the top 3 highest grossing films of all time in China are 'Wolf Warrior 2' (RMB 5.6 billion), 'The Wandering Earth' (4.65 billion) and 'Avengers: Endgame.' Read More

Headlines from China: China to Remake War Classics ‘The Bridge’ and ‘Walter Defends Sarajevo’

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Recently, Chinese film production company Huahua Media, Sarajevo Film Center, and a Serbian production company signed a deal to remake 1969 war classic The Bridge. The three parties have also reached an agreement to remake Walter Defends Sarajevo together. Read More

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: China to Livestream Oscar Ceremony with Chinese Commentators

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China will livestream the 91st Academy Award ceremony on February 25. Since the ceremony has no host, three Chinese guest commentators are invited to interpret and comment on the live broadcast for Chinese audiences. 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