China Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Reigns While ‘Knives Out’ Fails to Cut Deep

China Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Reigns While ‘Knives Out’ Fails to Cut Deep Disney’s “Frozen 2” stayed ahead of the competition in its second weekend in China, holding on to the top box office spot with a three-day gross of $26.7 million. According to consultancy Artisan ...

Beijing Culture’s Song Ge Urges Mainstream Directors to Toe Government Line

The publicity-shy chief of Beijing Culture, which has backed such Chinese mega-hits as “Wolf Warrior II” and “The Wandering Earth,” openly urged film directors Monday to stick to material pleasing to ...

Cannes: Time in Portrait Snags China Rights to Three Films in Competition (Exclusive)

Cannes: Time in Portrait Snags China Rights to Three Films in Competition (Exclusive) Chinese distributor Time in Portrait has snagged China rights to three Cannes Competition titles even before they were chosen to gun for the Palme d’Or: Ken Loach’s “Sorry We Missed You,” Arnaud ...

China box office: 'Bumblebee' flies high for third week

Paramount’s ’Transformers’ prequel up to $134m after 17 days. The Chinese box office remained lacklustre in the period of January 14-20, which saw a slight week-on-week decrease. While Bumblebee ...

China box office: 'Bumblebee' tops slow week

Paramount’s ’Transformers’ prequel up to $134m after 17 days. The Chinese box office remained lacklustre in the period of Jan 14-20, which saw a marginal week-on-week decrease. While Bumblebee ...

China Box Office: ‘Bumblebee’ Leads, but Trails Previous ‘Transformers’ Films

Paramount’s “Transformers” spinoff “Bumblebee” far outstripped local competitors at China’s weekend box office to bring in $25.8 million, according to figures from consulting firm Artisan Gateway. Yet ...

China Box Office: ‘Bumblebee’ Buzzes to $58 Million, but ‘Creed II’ Fails to Land Punch

Paramount’s “Transformers” spinoff “Bumblebee” flew to the top of the Chinese box office in its opening weekend, raking in $58.8 million. While nothing to scoff at, the figure marks the lowest opening ...

China box office: 'Bumblebee' buzz brings 67% rise

China box office: 'Bumblebee' buzz brings 67% rise Transformers prequel scores $60m opening weekend. Thanks to the strong debut of Bumblebee, the Chinese box office soared by 67% week-on-week in the period of Dec 31 2018 – Jan 6 2019. Paramount’s ...

China box office: 'Kill Mobile' top but New Year ticket sales drop 21% on last year

China box office: 'Kill Mobile' top but New Year ticket sales drop 21% on last year Local releases were the best performers again. While the Chinese box office in 2018 ended with a bang with a groundbreaking annual milestone of $8.86bn (RMB60.98bn), 2019 failed to get off to a good ...

China Box Office: Local Titles Outshine Hollywood, Aamir Kahn Efforts

China Box Office: Local Titles Outshine Hollywood, Aamir Kahn Efforts New local Chinese titles beat Hollywood heavyweights “Aquaman” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” at the box office this weekend, with a remake and a panned sequel leading the pack. Meanwhile, ...

‘Aquaman’ Holds No. 1 Spot Overseas, Nears $750 Million Globally

‘Aquaman’ Holds No. 1 Spot Overseas, Nears $750 Million Globally “Aquaman” continues to leave competitors in its wake, ruling the global box office for the fourth consecutive week. Warner Bros.’ DC superhero film — directed by James Wan and starring Jason Momoa — ...