Headlines From China: True Story of China’s Titanic Survivors Heads to Cinemas

True Story of China’s Titanic Survivors, Executive Produced by James Cameron, Heads to Cinemas

“The Six,” a documentary film shining a searchlight on the little-known Chinese aspects of the familiar Titanic story is headed for theatrical release next month in the Middle Kingdom. With James Cameron on board as executive producer and contributor, it could make waves in other markets as well. Filmmakers Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert, both long-term foreign residents in China and both former Variety correspondents, did not set out with a socio-political agenda. Instead, their point of departure was their passion for diving and maritime history and the idea of making a follow-up shipwreck film to their 2013 picture “The Poseidon Project.” Read more Variety

Comedy Movie ‘Fake Bodyguard’ to Premiere on iQIYI’s Ultimate Online Cinema on March 26

iQIYI is pleased to announce that the comedy movie “Fake Bodyguard” will premiere on its Ultimate Online Cinema through the Company’s premium video-on-demand (PVOD) mode on March 26. It is the third comedy movie to feature in the Ultimate Online Cinema section this year following “Dreams of Getting Rich” and “Shaolin Master.” In recent years, iQIYI has been exploring new models for the release and collaboration of films in order to build a diversified, high-quality distribution platform for filmmakers. In 2014, the Company officially launched an online movie model and pioneered a content revenue-sharing model based on VIP member views, rapidly stimulating the creative capacity of the film market. In 2020, the number of online movies with shared revenue exceeding RMB 10 million reached 42. Read more PR Newswire