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

‘The LEGO Batman Movie,’ ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Get China Release

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Two more Hollywood productions have been approved for release in China. Warner Bros.’ The Lego Batman Movie and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast have both secured China release dates. The Lego Batman Movie will be released on March 3, a week after Regency Enterprises’ Assassin’s Creed hits screens. The film comes out in North America on February Read More

Shark Thriller ‘Meg’ Will Bite China in 2018 Before Rest of World

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The Jason Statham/Li Bingbing vehicle will debut for Chinese New Year audiences a full two weeks before it attacks the rest of the world in early 2018. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Time Raiders’ Defies Lousy Buzz with Thursday Release

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Sensing a backlash against cheesy visual effects and wooden acting, the film's distributor applied for and was granted a last-minute Thursday evening release. The move paid off. Read More

‘Tarzan’ Gets July China Release Date

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Warner Bros. "The Legend of Tarzan," a new version of the ape-man saga, will open in China on July 19, over two weeks after its US opening, the studio announced Monday. Read More

Why Cinematic Superheroes Are Tough for China to Create

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Simply put, nobody really knows what it means to fight for “truth, justice, and the Chinese Way.” Read More

China Box Office: ‘Bodyguard’ No. 1 but ‘Chongqing Hotpot’ on the Boil

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China's second quarter box office could tip in favor of Hollywood with likely pix such as ‘Captain America’ and ‘Warcraft’ Read More

New China-U.S. Film Summit Sprouts Mixed Messages About Collaboration

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While Hollywood takes a more conciliatory approach to working in China, Chinese companies are moving more confidently out into the global film industry, buying up swathes of Hollywood. A recent summit tried to get both sides to see eye to eye with mixed results. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Batman v Superman’ Fails to Pack a Punch

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Warner Bros.' challenge to Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe will continue the trend of Hollywood blockbusters failing to gain traction with China’s increasingly picky mainstream audience. Read More

‘Batman v. Superman’ to Face Off in China With Day-and-Date Release

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The much-anticipated DC Comics superhero film Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be released in China on Friday, March 25, 2016 — simultaneous with its North American debut. Read More