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'The Spirit of Soldiers' aims to break stereotype
Showbiz2016-08-08 18:45April 24 2017 09:30:53

'The Spirit of Soldiers' aims to break stereotype

The Spirit of Soldiers, an upcoming television drama directed by Jin Lin, has vowed to break the stereotype of war-themed series.

Final Recipe to Hit Theatres on August 26th
Showbiz2016-08-05 15:49April 24 2017 09:30:53

Final Recipe to Hit Theatres on August 26th

International action star and dramatic actress Michelle Yeoh's new film Final Recipe, "Hua Yang Chu Shen" in Chinese, will be screened on August 26th.

19th Beijing Music Festival opens
Showbiz2016-08-05 10:15April 24 2017 09:30:53

19th Beijing Music Festival opens

This year's Beijing Music Festival is underway, with around 30 classic operas, symphonies and performances set to take place over the coming 3-weeks.

Children from Qinghai Spend Arts Summer Camps in Beijing
Showbiz2016-08-04 10:24April 24 2017 09:30:53

Children from Qinghai Spend Arts Summer Camps in Beijing

Over 30 children of the Tibetan ethnic group from northwest China's Qinghai Province have recently visited Beijing for a three-week long art summer camp with drama, dance, music and some additional arts programs.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel confirmed
Showbiz2016-08-04 09:57April 24 2017 09:30:53

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel confirmed

Warner Bros has announced a sequel to the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Feng Xiaogang joins Wong Kar-Wai and Ang Lee under CAA representation
Showbiz2016-08-03 09:01April 24 2017 09:30:53

Feng Xiaogang joins Wong Kar-Wai and Ang Lee under CAA representation

It's been confirmed that famed Chinese director Feng Xiaogang has signed with Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.

Emmy-winning actress Anna Gunn on rules in TV show 'Shades of Blue,' and film 'Sully'
Showbiz2016-08-02 09:22April 24 2017 09:30:53

Emmy-winning actress Anna Gunn on rules in TV show 'Shades of Blue,' and film 'Sully'

"Breaking Bad" actress Anna Gunn is set to have a recurring role in the NBC series "Shades of Blue," starring and produced by Jennifer Lopez.

Chinese Admiral Zheng He's legacy boosts Indonesia's tourism industry
Showbiz2016-08-02 09:22April 24 2017 09:30:53

Chinese Admiral Zheng He's legacy boosts Indonesia's tourism industry

It's been over 600 years since Ming Dynasty Admiral Zheng He began his expeditions into Southeast Asia.

International Children's Tales Taken to the Chinese Theatre Stage
Showbiz2016-07-18 14:56April 24 2017 09:30:53

International Children's Tales Taken to the Chinese Theatre Stage

When The Little Prince, a beloved classic French tale was taken on stage in the China National Theatre for Children after an adaptation on the weekend, many young audiences and their parents were yelling together with laughter at the show.

Get set for poetry in motion
Showbiz2016-07-13 08:40April 24 2017 09:30:53

Get set for poetry in motion

An ethnic Tibetan's production is just one highlight as 15 contemporary dance works are staged by professional troupes from 10 countries, plus other 47 choreographed works, starting Wednesday.

Annual comic carnival hots up in Nanning
Showbiz2016-07-11 08:48April 24 2017 09:30:53

Annual comic carnival hots up in Nanning

Many comic fans cos-played their favorite characters, attracting many visitors.

Oscar-winning director Michael Cimino dies at 77
Showbiz2016-07-03 20:02April 24 2017 09:30:53

Oscar-winning director Michael Cimino dies at 77

Oscar-winning director of the film the Deer Hunter Michael Cimino has died at the age of 77.

A Fantasy Film A Witch's Tale to Kick off Shooting Soon
Showbiz2016-07-01 14:24April 24 2017 09:30:53

A Fantasy Film A Witch's Tale to Kick off Shooting Soon

A Chinese fantasy film Mo Nv De Tong Hua will begin shooting in the latter half of this year.

New series: Zhou Enlai's life and times
Showbiz2016-07-01 06:41April 24 2017 09:30:53

New series: Zhou Enlai's life and times

At a function to promote a Chinese TV series held at the Great Hall of the People on Sunday, Sirin Phathanothai was heard telling her husband about the various politician characters in it.

Music festival: Shanghai sings the '60s' praises
Showbiz2016-06-29 09:07April 24 2017 09:30:53

Music festival: Shanghai sings the '60s' praises

Summer is for music and outings. And Shanghai's annual Music in the Summer Air festival from July 2 to 15 will see performances by artists from around the world paying tribute to the "Swinging Sixties".

China-Britain Film Festival Opens in London
Showbiz2016-06-28 09:04April 24 2017 09:30:53

China-Britain Film Festival Opens in London

The festival is meant to show off some of the best films produced in China, as well as promote Chinese culture and provide a platform for exchanging ideas in the film industry.

Mark Ruffalo Puts the Magic in
Showbiz2016-06-27 17:09April 24 2017 09:30:53

Mark Ruffalo Puts the Magic in "Now You See Me 2"

Now You See Me 2 is the newest film starring American actor Mark Ruffalo. Ruffalo reprises his role as FBI Agent Dylan Rhodes.Our reporter Doris Wang spoke to the actor to find out more.

Chinese Pianist Stages Another Concert in Paris
Showbiz2016-06-23 07:37April 24 2017 09:30:53

Chinese Pianist Stages Another Concert in Paris

Chinese pianist Li Yundi has staged a concert in Paris. The 34-year-old pianist played 28 pieces, including traditional Cantonese folk song "Colorful Clouds Chasing the Moon."

‘Warcraft’ continues to lead Chinese box office
Showbiz2016-06-22 19:20April 24 2017 09:30:53

‘Warcraft’ continues to lead Chinese box office

"Warcraft" continued its domination of the Chinese film market in the week ending June 19, earning 316 million yuan (US$48 million), China Film News reported on Tuesday.

New Tarzan Film Features Epic Human-gorilla Battle
Showbiz2016-06-22 07:33April 24 2017 09:30:53

New Tarzan Film Features Epic Human-gorilla Battle

3D live action film The Legend of Tarzan has released a new trailer. The one-and-a-half-minute video shows epic battle scenes between humans and gorillas.

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