Headlines From China: ‘Give Me Five’ Wins on Slow Weekend

China Box Office: ‘Give Me Five’ Wins on Slow Weekend

Comedy drama film “Give Me Five” held on to the top spot at the mainland Chinese box office with a weekend score of just $7.4 million (RMB50.8 million). The film was released a week ago in time for the mid-autumn festival and scored $21.3 million in its opening weekend, according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway. But without the holiday boost, the film slumped by 65%. It now has a cumulative of $36.5 million after ten days of a release handled by Wanda Pictures. Read more Variety

Popular Chinese Game to Have Own Animation

Genshin Impact (原神), China’s best-selling game title in the overseas market, will have its own full-length animation show. The game’s developer, announced the cooperation with Tokyo-based Ufotable Studio to produce the animation and released a concept trailer over the weekend. Read more SHINE