Headlines from China: Stephen Chow to Make ‘The Mermaid 2’ and TV Drama ‘The Mermaid’
Recently, "Call For Actors" for 'The Mermaid 2" appeared on the internet, which indicates that Stephen Chow has started preparing for the shooting of 'The Mermaid 2.' Read More
Headlines from China: Does the Success of ‘The Foreigner’ Indicate a Brighter Future for Co-Productions?
Along with a successful theatrical run in China, British-Chinese co-production 'The Foreigner' opened in North America on October 13, and has raked in $12.8 million during its opening weekend, ranking No. 3 in this region. Read More
Headlines from China: Who Are the Most Powerful Filmmakers in Mainland China?
Along with the rapid commercialization and industrialization of China's film industry, the popularity, influence, and commercial value of a filmmaker may have also changed over the past a few years in the mainland. Read More
Headlines from China: Which American TV Series Will Win Over Chinese Audience This Year?
China has a large number of fans of American TV series, and September is an important month for them, as many new series are released in this month. Read More
China Box Office: Smurfs Come Up Short, F8 Remains #1
Despite dropping nearly 75% from its opening weekend, 'The Fate of the Furious' lapped a weak field to race closer to the record established by its predecessor for highest-grossing import of all-time. Read More
China Box Office: ‘Furious 8’ Paves New Roads
In three days of release, The Fate of the Furious became the highest-grossing Hollywood film of 2017, toppling several all-time box office records, and cementing the series’ unrivaled popularity in China. Read More
V-Day Box Office: La La, xXx Win ♥♥♥, Earn $$$
xXx and La La Land benefit from a Valentine’s Day box office boom. Chinese moviegoers got in the holiday spirit, pre-booking seats for a Valentine’s Day screening of La La Land in Beijing. (Courtesy Weibo) Date-night at Chinese cineplexes propelled the box office on Valentine’s Day to an estimated RMB 384 million ($55.9 million) in ticket Read More
Film Review: ‘Demons Strike Back’ at the Audience in ‘Journey to the West 2’
Slapstick subversiveness notwithstanding, "Journey to the West 2: The Demons Strike Back" still amounts to a Sinocentric power play that diminishes the appeal of the enterprise. Read More
China Box Office: A Record Set, A Scandal Brews, and Accounting Rules Change
After three chaotic days of five wide-release Chinese New Year (CNY) films jockeying for the hearts and wallets of Chinese moviegoers, a clearer picture of the holiday’s box office winners and losers has begun to emerge. Journey To The West: The Demons Strike Back (西游伏妖篇) Journey To The West: The Demons Strike Back (西游伏妖篇), a Read More
‘The Mermaid,’ ‘Zootopia’ Top China’s $6.6 Billion 2016 Box Office
A February film was the high point for China's 2016 box office, with Stephen Chow's "The Mermaid" outswimming Disney's "Zootopia" and two other Hollywood films to emerge as the year's winner. Read More