Stan Lee Creates New Superhero ‘Monkey Master’ for China-India Co-pro

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Marvel Comics impresario Stan Lee and his long-time collaborator Sharad Devarajan are teaming up to launch "Monkey Master" as a new superhero drawing on the myths of China and India. Read More

China Has Finally Seen Explosive Growth in Short Original Videos

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To be relevant in the China market, user-generated video sites turned to TV shows, movies, and more recently original shows, with a business model close to Hulu’s. Read More

Blacklists are Real, Both for Content and People: Part 4 of the First CFI Guide

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Within 18 months of starting the first China bureau of The Hollywood Reporter in Beijing, CFI editor Jonathan Landreth reported in September 2006 that director Lou Ye was banned from filmmaking in China for five years. Read More

Chinese Director Huang Bin To Adapt Marc Levy’s ‘The Shadow Thief’

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Chinese director Huang Bin has secured the rights to French bestselling author Marc Levy’s "The Shadow Thief," the author announced this week in Beijing. Read More

Wanda Qingdao Studio to Begin Partial Operations This Year

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Wanda Group will open parts of what is set to be the world’s biggest movie studio this year, with some local media reports saying it could be as early as the end of September. Read More

The Rise and Fall of Chinese IP Film Adaptations

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2016 seems destined to be the year that the Chinese IP film adaptation industry falls. Read More

China Studio To Make Chinese ‘Jack the Ripper’ Movie

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Barely a week after a suspect in China’s most notorious serial murder case was apprehended, a new Chinese entertainment studio has announced it is bringing the story to the cinema screen. Read More

Wanda To Build Over 100 4D Cinemas In China

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Wanda Cinema Line, China’s biggest movie-theater operator, is expanding cooperation with U.S. company MediaMation and South Korea’s CJ4D Plex to build over 100 new "4D" cinemas in China. Read More

‘Monkey King’s Daughter’ Novels to Get Film Treatment

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A series of young adult novels based on the daughter of the Chinese legendary character the Monkey King will get a film treatment as a US-China co-production. Read More

Space Travel Theme Park To Open In Hangzhou

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Kuangchi Science, China’s answer to SpaceX, has announced it will invest RMB 10 billion ($1.5 billion) on a space-travel theme park based in Hangzhou. Read More

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