Tencent, J.J. Abrams in Gaming Partnership

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Bad Robot, the media vehicle of Hollywood producer, director and writer J.J. Abrams, said it has entered a strategic partnership with Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. to create games spanning mobile, PC and console formats. Read More

Hobnob in Hong Kong: CineAsia 2017 Places Special Focus on China

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At CineAsia, attendees will get the chance to hear about the current trends and new state-of-the-art technologies in the motion picture industry. This year’s show will take place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on December 11-14. Read More

Live-action ‘Gintama’ Film to Debut in China on September 1

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The live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga has scored a release in the world's second largest film market.  Read More

China Box Office: DC Finally Notches Victory with ‘Wonder Woman’ Debut

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Compared to Hollywood's recent gold rush in China, Wonder Woman's $36 million debut this weekend may appear lackluster, but given the territory's unfamiliarity to the caped demigoddess, prospects for the much-maligned DC Extended Universe are now looking far brighter for Warner Bros. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Wonder Woman’ to the Rescue?

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Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe secures its first release in China since last year’s bomb Batman vs. Superman. Can strong word of mouth for Gal Gadot’s badass Wonder Woman overcome China’s unfamiliarity with the character and a growing apathy towards superhero films in general? Read More

China Box Office: ‘Pirates’ Storm Dragon Boat, ‘Dangal’ Eyes RMB 1 Billion Club

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The latest installment in Disney's aging Pirates of the Caribbean franchise discovered more booty on Chinese shores than it did at home this weekend, yet despite the strong performance, the Dragon Boat Festival box office failed to match last year's record-setting haul. Read More

‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Chinese Trailer, Set for June 2 Release

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An all-new trailer for "Wonder Woman" subtitled in Chinese has been released, ahead of the film's day-and-date release in China on June 2. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Kong’-dom Come

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'Kong: Skull Island''s RMB 470 million opening weekend made for the second biggest Hollywood opening this year, behind only 'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter' (RMB 636 million; $92.7 million), and 18% higher than its strong $61 million North American opening weekend—numbers that allow the film’s Chinese funders, Wanda (who own Legendary Pictures) and Tencent to pound their chests. While Kong may appear outwardly to extend Hollywood’s dominance over the Chinese box office, the participation of Wanda and Tencent really make it a victory for the home team as well. Read More

How Much Have The Hollywood Studios Earned In China?

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Disney easily leads all Hollywood studios in China largely thanks to the success of its Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read More

How Many Import Slots Does Each Studio Get?

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Many casual observers of the Chinese film industry and even some working within it believe quota spots are given out evenly amongst Hollywood studios, yet data shows that a studio’s output in China can vary widely from year-to-year. Read More