Headlines from China: ‘Aquaman’ to Release in China Two Weeks Early 

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‘Aquaman’ to Release in China Two Weeks Early 

Upcoming DC superhero movie Aquaman has just scored a December 7 China release, which is two weeks earlier than its north American release. Along with Aquaman, two other Warner Brothers movies Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Gridelwald and Crazy Rich Asians have also scored November releases in China. Meanwhile, upcoming family fantasy film The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which is produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and stars Cate Blanchett, is rumored to have scored a November 1 China release. In addition, Disney’s live action film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms and animated film Ralph Breaks The Internet are also likely to be released in China in November. Read more on Mtime

Hong Kong Star Chow Yun-fat to Donate All His Fortune to Charity

On October 15, several Hong Kong media outlets reported that renowned actor Chow Yun-fat had decided to give his entire HK $5.6 billion (US $714 million) fortune to charity . The news quickly became a top trending topic on Chinese social media platform Weibo. Chow has expressed his attitude towards money several times in the past, saying that he doesn’t need tons of money and that his dream is to live a happy and ordinary life. Read more on sohu

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Rob Cohen’s ‘The Hurricane Heist’ Scores November 2 China Release

The Hurricane Heist, a 2018 American heist action film directed by Rob Cohen, has been scheduled to release in China on November 2. The film follows a band of thieves who plan to use a Category 5 hurricane to cover their tracks of a bank robbery. Rob Cohen directed the first The Fast and the Furious film in 2001. His previous works also include xXx, DragonHeart and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Read more on Mtime