China Box Office: ‘Jungle Book’ Swings $50 Million Opening for Disney

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The box office drumbeat has set Disney up for a second straight film after 'Zootopia' likely to gross RMB 1 billion in China. Read More

Alibaba to Release ‘Last Race’ About Second Act of ‘Chariots of Fire’ Missionary

 /  News  / 
The film tells the story of Scottish gold medalist Eric Liddell's life in a Japanese internment camp during WWII. Read More

Silicon Valley Funding Site DreameGGs Tries to Hatch U.S.-China Films

 /  News  / 
Investors don’t buy equity in individual movie projects but in a DreameGG subsidiary in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Read More

On Screen China: Disney Hopes ‘Jungle’ will Rumble Box Office

 /  Box Office  / 
Expect an explosive weekend fueled by solid word of mouth and premium ticket sales at China's 200+ IMAX screens. Read More

Movie or Ad? ‘First Monday in May’ Reveals Condé Nast’s Met Takeover

 /  Opinion  / 
Tribeca Film Festival doc showcases Vogue Editor Anna Wintour's view of happy marriage between art and commerce. Read More

China Box Office: ‘London’ Opens Better in China than in U.S.

 /  Box Office  / 
Barring an explosive breakout for Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ opening Friday April 15, China’s booming box office is at risk of its first year-on-year down month since December 2013. Read More

‘Captain America ‘ China-Bound Despite Army Dig at Disney ‘Propaganda’

 /  News  / 
Despite an emphasis on ‘socialist core values’—the priority of ‘social benefits’ over economic gains—box office still matters. Read More

Why Cinematic Superheroes Are Tough for China to Create

 /  Opinion  / 
Simply put, nobody really knows what it means to fight for “truth, justice, and the Chinese Way.” Read More

China On Screen: ‘London’ Will Rise this Weekend but Fall to ‘Jungle Book’

 /  Box Office  / 
CFI predicts a solid weekend for the Sony revenue-sharing import, but foresees a weak run overall. Read More

CFI Interview: HAN Capital’s John Liu on the Movies He’ll Make with $500M

 /  People  / 
The former Citigroup and SAV Capital Management executive is a history buff who wants to use the movies to teach the world about China. Read More

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