‘Deepwater Horizon’ Secures November 15 China Release

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"Deepwater Horizon" (深海浩劫), Lionsgate’s disaster drama, has secured a Chinese cinematic release for November 15. Read More

Schwarzenegger Signs for $200 Million Chinese Epic, Wraps Jackie Chan Film

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is making himself at home in China, signing up for a $200 million Chinese historical epic, and filming scenes for a new movie with Jackie Chan. Read More

Macrolink Group Invests RMB 150 Million in Bona Film Group

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Property developer Macrolink Group has agreed to invest RMB 150 million (US$22.13 million) in entertainment company Bona Film Group. Read More

Could ‘Journey to the West’ Be China’s Next Box Office Champ?

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Two legends of Chinese cinema are teaming up for a sequel to a screen adaptation of one of China's favorite stories, an effort that could topple existing box office records. Read More

China Box Office: Statham Downs Cruise as ‘Mechanic’ Beats ‘Reacher’

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The star power and synchronous release date of Tom Cruise’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back couldn’t contend with China’s affinity for action star Jason Statham. Read More

China Exceeds Quota on Hollywood Films amid Box-Office Slowdown

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China appears to have abandoned its strict foreign film import quota in the final months of 2016 in order to bolster sagging annual box office growth figures. Read More

China Helps Art-House Films Stand on Own Two Feet

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After years of intensive lobbying by local filmmakers and industry professionals, China is set to have its first circuit of cinemas specializing in the exhibition of art-house films. Read More

Fans Turn Out Pockets to Nurture Aspiring Stars

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When 15 girls in lace sleeves and bubble skirts took the stage at the Star Dream Theater in Shanghai on a recent Saturday night, the crowd went wild. Read More

IP is an Industry Obsession: Part 9 of the First CFI Guide

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Awareness and enforcement of copyright rules have become the norm in China, so too has the rush to invest in original intellectual property. Read More

China’s Version of Hollywood Starts to Take Shape in Qingdao

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Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s plan to create a Chinese Hollywood is beginning to take shape with blockbuster projects already signing up in what is set to be the world’s biggest movie studio in Qingdao. Read More

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