Headlines from China: Jiang Wen’s ‘Hidden Man’ Set to Release on July 13

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Hidden Man, an upcoming Chinese film directed by Jiang Wen, has scored a July 13 China release. Following Let The Bullets Fly and Alma de Sant Pere, Hidden Man is Jaing Wen’s third film that is set in the Republic of China. Read More

Headlines from China: Industry Professionals Call for Refinement of Film Law

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This year’s May Day holiday season ended with two controversies making the headlines. Both cases indicate the chaotic state of film distribution in China and lead many industry professionals to call for refinement of the country's Film Law. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Leading Chinese Video Platforms’ Content Strategies

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Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More

Headlines from China: Box Office Hit ‘Us and Them’ Sued for Unfair Competition

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While an official conclusion has not been reached regarding the ticket-refund controversy surrounded romantic drama ‘Us and Them,’ the film has recently been sued by producers of Screaming Live, a comedy film that also opened in China on Saturday April 29. Read More

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: CAA China and Production Firm Give Me Five to Launch New Fund

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On April 26, CAA China and Chinese film and TV production company Give Me Five (五元文化) officially entered a deal to jointly launch a new script development fund. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Foundation to Cultivate Next Generation of Action Filmmakers 

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Featuring Wolf Warrior 2 director Wu Jing and Hong Kong action filmmaker Chin Kar-lok as mentors, this year's workshop presented by Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation will provide 5-day free training to 100 emerging action filmmakers from all around China. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ to Get Early Release in China

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Universal Pictures announced today that science fiction adventure film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom had been scheduled to release in China on June 15, one week before its North American release. Read More