Just a quick look at cbooo.cn, a website that tracks Chinese mainland box office numbers, and you will find that more than half of the top 20 highest-earning imported films are either animated films or adaptations of U.S. comics.
Slow down, said Taiwan director Ang Lee at a panel discussion that, ironically, was titled When Will China Replace the U.S. as the Largest Box-Office Market?
Hu Ge is no stranger to cameras. The heart-throb actor starred in over 14 TV series, two movies and released three albums during the past two years. Now the 34-year-old has discovered a new role behind the camera.
"Warcraft" reported healthy office takings, ringing up 1.03 billion yuan (156 million U.S. dollars) in its debut week, beating "X-Men: Apocalypse" to be the most popular movie in the week ending June 12, China Film News reported Tuesday.
Memorials and vigils were held in Orlando, Florida, after 49 lives perished in a shooting massacre in a gay nightclub, as the White House on Monday called the shooting "homegrown extremism."
With a box office of 648.91 million yuan ($98.96 million), Warcraft dominated the Chinese mainland theaters during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival weekend, according to data from mainland box office tracking site cbooo.cn.
Three movies debuted in the top three positions at box offices in North America this weekend, with "The Conjuring 2" clinching the top spot.
Among the Hollywood talent and directors on hand Saturday night to fete the opening of the Shanghai International Film Festival, actor Ian McKellen showed his sense of humor by promoting himself at a popular blind date locale in Shanghai.
Hillary Clinton has declared victory in the US Democratic Presidential Primary.
Democratic voters in six U.S. states went to polling stations and caucuses on Tuesday as the grueling nomination race was all but over.