In China, Obama and Kim Jong Un Are Actors and Best Friends

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Two doppelganger actors are striving to shed the very personas that lifted them from obscurity. Read More

The CFI Guide to Film Production in China

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Welcome to the 10-part series of practical tips that will make up the China Film Insider (CFI) Guide to 10 Things to Know about Working in Film in China. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange’ Still Strong in Second Week

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Doctor Strange (奇异博士) continued to cast a spell on Chinese moviegoers, winning the box office for a second straight weekend amid weak competition. Read More

On Screen China: Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’ Tries to Kick ‘Doctor Strange’ off Top Spot

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Ang Lee’s "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" and Japanese anime "One Piece Film: Gold" this weekend attempt to challenge Disney/Marvel’s "Doctor Strange," which has racked up RMB 415 million (US$61.0 million) through Thursday, November 10. Read More

Less Censorship Could Make Independent Film Productions Suffer

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A lack of early official approval may make investors less willing to participate in riskier projects. Read More

On Screen China: Tom Hanks Returns to China This Weekend with ‘Inferno’

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Starting last weekend and spanning all the way to the weekend of December 9, 11 Hollywood films are set for release, including director Ron Howard’s Inferno and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls hitting Chinese screens this Friday, October 28. Read More

China Exceeds Quota on Hollywood Films amid Box-Office Slowdown

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China appears to have abandoned its strict foreign film import quota in the final months of 2016 in order to bolster sagging annual box office growth figures. Read More

China Helps Art-House Films Stand on Own Two Feet

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After years of intensive lobbying by local filmmakers and industry professionals, China is set to have its first circuit of cinemas specializing in the exhibition of art-house films. Read More

China Film Bureau: More Competition from Foreign Films Coming in 2018

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China Film Bureau chief Zhang Hongsen has warned the country's film business to prepare for competition from more foreign films entering the market in 2018. Read More

Shark Thriller ‘Meg’ Will Bite China in 2018 Before Rest of World

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The Jason Statham/Li Bingbing vehicle will debut for Chinese New Year audiences a full two weeks before it attacks the rest of the world in early 2018. Read More

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