China On Screen: First Half of 2016 Started with a Bang, Ended with a Fizzle

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At the end of June, China’s red-hot box office had outpaced the 2015 total by just 21%, a far cry from the 60% year-on-year rise tallied at the end of February, and the 48% growth it saw in the entire year of 2015. Read More

New Titanic Film to Set Sail in 2017, ‘Rush Hour’s Sarkissian to Co-Produce

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A new take on the story of RMS Titanic will set sale in early 2017, with a Chinese-American production tackling the legend that stood at the top of Chinese box office records for more than a decade. Read More

Is Wanda Sabotaging Huayi’s ‘Rock Dog’s Box Office Chances?

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China’s film industry is abuzz with speculation that the most expensive Sino-U.S. animated feature to date may struggle to reach the Chinese market, lessening its chances of success overseas. Read More

Hollywood Tops Chinese Box Office for a Ninth Straight Weekend

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel scored $26.2M in China from weekend ticket sales, eclipsing the Sino-Korean co-produced action film “Bounty Hunters.” Read More

Hit Korean TV Drama ‘Descendants’ to be Remade as Chinese Film

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Sixteen-part romance was shot all at once to satisfy China's censors and get a simultaneous release in China and South Korea—a first for a Korean production. Read More

On Screen China: June 2016 Box Office Recap

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U.S. January-June Box Office of $5.5B tops China’s by 39% Read More

‘China Is Not an ATM’ Says Jiaflix Boss Marc Ganis

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Working directly with China's government is the way forward for companies seeking access to the market for film and television content, said the American co-founder and managing director of the streaming service. Read More

China Film Community Alarmed by Detention of Tibetan Director

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China’s film community is up in arms after award-winning Tibetan director Pema Tseden was hospitalized following a scuffle at an airport in the northwestern province of Qinghai on Monday. Read More

China Box Office: Summit Heist Pic Tops Fox Sci-Fi Flick

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Despite criticism for pandering to Chinese moviegoers, “Now You See Me 2” should come close to hitting $100 million in China. Read More

Award-Winning Chinese Kid’s Books to Be Made Into Movies

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Cao's works could help lessen dominance of animated imports and give kids an alternative to age-inappropriate films they see due to lack of ratings system. Read More

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