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Wanda says Hollywood films to be shot in Qingdao
World2016-10-19 10:27November 20 2017 17:36:07

Wanda says Hollywood films to be shot in Qingdao

Dalian Wanda Group on Monday (U.S. time) revealed details of an $8.2 billion Qingdao Movie Metropolis with a studio where 11 Hollywood films will be shot in the next three years.

'Operation Mekong' dominates Chinese box office
World2016-10-18 15:33November 20 2017 17:36:07

'Operation Mekong' dominates Chinese box office

The domestic crime action film "Operation Mekong" continued to lead the Chinese box office for the week ending Oct. 16, earning 276 million yuan (41 million U.S. dollars).

Actor Hu Ge becomes the biggest winner of TV drama evening
World2016-10-18 13:48November 20 2017 17:36:07

Actor Hu Ge becomes the biggest winner of TV drama evening

Hu Ge, perhaps one of the hottest up and rising actors in China, was the biggest winner of the night.

China-U.S. movie cooperation keeps gathering steam
World2016-10-18 09:53November 20 2017 17:36:07

China-U.S. movie cooperation keeps gathering steam

Among all of the business sectors that China and the United States are cooperating and cutting deals in, the movie industry seems to be catching fire at an unprecedented pace.

Fifth New York Chinese Film Festival kicks off in January
World2016-10-17 10:26November 20 2017 17:36:07

Fifth New York Chinese Film Festival kicks off in January

The 5th New York Chinese Film Festival has been scheduled for January, 2017, event organizers announced at a launch ceremony for the festival in Beijing on Friday.

East Asian film festival offers movie fans taste of the region
World2016-10-13 10:13November 20 2017 17:36:07

East Asian film festival offers movie fans taste of the region

The London East Asia Film Festival is set to release a slew of offerings from the region on moviegoers in the UK capital from next week.

'Operation Mekong' rules Chinese box office
World2016-10-12 11:53November 20 2017 17:36:07

'Operation Mekong' rules Chinese box office

The domestic crime action film "Operation Mekong" topped the Chinese box office for the week ending Oct. 9, earning 510 million yuan (76 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday.

Tiny performers in 'Lady White Snake' adaptation steal audiences' hearts
World2016-10-12 11:53November 20 2017 17:36:07

Tiny performers in 'Lady White Snake' adaptation steal audiences' hearts

Overshadowed by the glamour of original TV productions, new versions of classic works, more often than not, have had audiences complaining about nonsensical plot points, poor acting skills and ubiquitous embedded marketing.

Disney's next Mulan will face challenges in casting
World2016-10-12 11:52November 20 2017 17:36:07

Disney's next Mulan will face challenges in casting

Disney announced plans on Tuesday to release the new version of Mulan in fall 2018, this time as a live-action film, as it looks to balance competing expectations of Chinese and U.S. audiences.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt may reach deal over custody of children
World2016-10-11 17:47November 20 2017 17:36:07

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt may reach deal over custody of children

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie and her Oscar best-picture winner film producer Brad Pitt may have reached a deal over custody of their children, according to unnamed sources.

Zhang Yimou reveals secrets of 'The Great Wall'
World2016-10-11 14:07November 20 2017 17:36:07

Zhang Yimou reveals secrets of 'The Great Wall'

Legendary director Zhang Yimou brought the new trailer of his upcoming blockbuster "The Great Wall" to a screaming crowd in Madison Square Garden, New York on Saturday, claiming it is a movie for a worldwide audience.

National Day box office points to shrinking yet maturing film market
World2016-10-11 10:12November 20 2017 17:36:07

National Day box office points to shrinking yet maturing film market

The box office figures from the National Day holiday are in. While the numbers have continued to reflect a shrinking Chinese movie market, some experts say it is also the result of a better regulated and maturing film industry.

Alibaba offshoot gets stake in Spielberg firm
World2016-10-11 10:12November 20 2017 17:36:07

Alibaba offshoot gets stake in Spielberg firm

The film offshoot of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has purchased a minority stake in Amblin Partners, a production outfit backed by Steven Spielberg.

From the heart
World2016-10-10 14:12November 20 2017 17:36:07

From the heart

Folk singer Zhao Lei writes his own songs that are as natural as breathing and a growing audience is listening.

New trailer for 'The Great Wall' releases at NY Comic Con
World2016-10-10 10:58November 20 2017 17:36:07

New trailer for 'The Great Wall' releases at NY Comic Con

Controversial Sino-U.S. co-production The Great Wall, revealed more of its much debated plot of a "white hero" defending China against monsters in a new trailer at New York Comic Con on Saturday.

Jack Ma and Spielberg work together to tell Chinese stories
World2016-10-10 10:58November 20 2017 17:36:07

Jack Ma and Spielberg work together to tell Chinese stories

The film offshoot of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has purchased a minority stake into Amblin Partners.

Alibaba Pictures acquires stake in Spielberg's Amblin Partners
World2016-10-10 08:47November 20 2017 17:36:07

Alibaba Pictures acquires stake in Spielberg's Amblin Partners

Alibaba Pictures, the entertainment company partially owned by Alibaba Group, announced Sunday that it had acquired a minority stake in Amblin Partners.

After K-pop's Gangnam Style, a Japanese song goes viral
World2016-10-09 10:12November 20 2017 17:36:07

After K-pop's Gangnam Style, a Japanese song goes viral

After the enormous popularity of Korean pop song Gangnam Style worldwide in 2012, it seemed that nobody would be able to challenge the most-watched video on YouTube.

China picks 'Xuan Zang' for 2017 Oscars
World2016-10-09 10:12November 20 2017 17:36:07

China picks 'Xuan Zang' for 2017 Oscars

China Film Group Corp. announced Saturday that "Xuan Zang" has been entered for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards scheduled for February.

Chinese movie earns accolade at Abuja film festival
World2016-10-08 11:18November 20 2017 17:36:07

Chinese movie earns accolade at Abuja film festival

A top Chinese box office movie "Monster Hunt" was a double winner at the grand finale of the 13th Annual Abuja International Film Festival which ended on Friday at the Nigerian capital.

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