Headlines from China: Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Set for August 28 China Release

Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Set for August 28 China Release

American comedy film I Feel Pretty, which stars comedian and actress Amy Schumer, has scored an August 28 China release. The film is written and directed by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. Other cast members include Michelle Williams, Rory Scovel, Tom Hopper and Emily Ratajkowski. The movie centers around an insecure woman who, after suffering a head injury, gains extreme self-confidence in hear appearance. Read more on Mtime

‘Hello Mr. Billionaire’ Surpasses ‘Avengers: Infinite War’ in China Box Office

On Thursday August 16, China box office totaled 154 million yuan ($22.39 million). Local comedy film The Island continued to top the daily charts with 62.4 million yuan. No. 2 on the daily list is The Meg, which raked in 53.58 million yuan on Thursday. The Meg is followed by Hello Mr. Billionaire, which made 17.15 million yuan. Cumulatively, Hello Mr. Billionaire has made 2.41 billion yuan ($350 million), overtaking Avengers: Infinite War as the fourth highest-grossing film this year at the China box office. Read more on Mtime

American Biographical Film about Pelé to Be Released in China on September 7

2016 American biographical film Pelé: Birth of a Legend, which is about the early life of Brazilian football player Pelé, has been set to release in Chinese theaters on September 7. The film is directed and written by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist. Currently, it has a score of 7.2/10 on IMDB. Pelé: Birth of a Legend is imported by China Film Group and will be distributed by China Film Co., Ltd. with promotional support from Horgos Zhonghe Qiancheng Pictures Co., Ltd. Read more on China News