See All the Trailers for Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Great Wall’

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US audiences will have to wait until February 17, 2017 to see Matt Damon's turn in director Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall," but Chinese audiences will get their first look next week. Read More

Wanda Seeks New Revenue through Mtime Merchandising

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A partnership between Wanda Cinemas and online film and ticketing site Mtime could use its large audience to begin pushing official merchandise sales to China's movie audience. Read More

‘Bourne’ Gets China Release August 23

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The only other Bourne movie to hit China was ‘The Bourne Legacy’ in 2012, which grossed $32.2M despite Matt Damon's absence. Read More

Award-Winning Screenwriter Talks about Her Novel on China, Japan, War

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Scribe behind director Zhang Yimou's ‘Coming Home’ and ‘Flowers of War’ talks about her most-difficult book yet. Read More

When Push Comes to Shove—Movies, China, and the World: A Q&A with Richard Peña

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Richard Peña, the director emeritus of the New York Film Festival, talks to us about the changes of China's national cinema and what Hollywood and China can offer to one another. Read More

19 Chinese Films Richard Peña Recommends

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Richard Peña, director emeritus of the New York Film Festival, shared his top picks from decades of watching Chinese cinema. Read More

Chinese Filmmakers Zhang Yimou and Zhang Zhao Honored in Hollywood

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Over 20 years ago, Zhang Zhao was a bicycle delivery man working his way through film school at New York University. One day, the Shanghai native bought a ticket to Farewell My Concubine, his countryman Chen Kaige’s 1993 epic movie about Beijing Opera players caught up in mid-century political turmoil. “[The movie] made me cry Read More

Zhang Yimou: ‘Even Though Our Market Is Growing Fast, We’re Still Not Satisfied’

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Zhang Yimou's next film, "The Great Wall," due out in November 2016, is an unlikely departure for him and for China—a mega-budget English-language picture co-produced by Le Vision Pictures and China Film Group in China with Legendary and Universal in Hollywood, and starring Matt Damon, a big Chinese monster, and the most Chinese of landmarks. Read More

Chinese Hits Miss Out on the Global Box Office

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If he’d had the time after meeting American captains of industry in Seattle and Barack Obama at the White House, Chinese President Xi Jinping might have ducked out at the close of his United Nations appearance and into a New York movie theater to check on how China’s other soft power ambassadors—its movies, not its Read More