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Chinese animated series 'Scissor Seven' to debut on Netflix

The first season of Chinese animated series Scissor Seven will debut on streaming giant Netflix as a Netflix Original on January 10, 2020, and will be dubbed into English, Spanish, French and Japanese in more than 190 countries and regions around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 17:33:39

Latest 'Star Wars' gets worst reviews in decades

The Rise of Skywalker was meant to provide a satisfying conclusion to nine Star Wars films but for many critics, its aim was as wide of the mark as a stormtrooper in a blaster battle.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/19 17:23:41

80-year-old Marvel universe is a utopia for Chinese fans

Amid the 80th anniversary of Marvel Comics, a video showing stories of Chinese Marvel fans is circulating on Chinese social media, in which fans talk about the Marvel world as a kind of utopia that can stimulate them to overcome difficulties in real life.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 10:18:40

Chinese sci-fi comic strips to be published in France

A comic series based on Chinese science fiction writer Liu Cixin's acclaimed works will be published and distributed in France in succession during 2020 and 2021.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/24 13:55:52

International comic festival to kick off in Guangdong Province

The China International Comic Festival will be held from September 6 to October 6 in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province, according to the organizer.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/29 15:58:40

Cameron salutes new 'Avengers' record

The Lion King roared to a huge $191.8 million opening weekend in North American theaters, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Monday, consolidating Disney's record-breaking reign at the box office.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/23 16:18:40

Take it easy or serious? Marvel's first Asian superhero sparks debate

With the Marvel's announcement of the actor for the superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, Chinese netizens started another round of debate about the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first Asian superhero Shang-Chi.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 18:13:39

Who could be the first superhero of Chinese ancestry in Marvel Cinematic Universe

Who do you think would be the best choice to be the first superhero of Chinese ancestry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 16:13:40

Comic-Con hits 50

From Peter Parker's run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: Comic book fans love a good origin story.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/15 15:38:39

'Spirited Away' dominates theaters in Chinese mainland

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli's nearly two-decades-old animated film Spirited Away made its Chinese mainland cinema debut on Friday, topping the single day box office with 54 million yuan ($7.86 million).
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/23 16:08:39

Artists rethink how to package Chinese elements for foreign markets

When he began producing the first season of The Outcast in 2015, Wang Xin never expected the animation works he directed to become so popular with overseas audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 18:33:39

Pixar's 'Toy Story' franchise shows how far the studio has come

Before it made Toy Story in 1995, the longest video Pixar had ever created lasted just five minutes. It didn't have an art or a screenplay department, and had fewer than 20 people on its payroll.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/5 16:53:40

Beijing plays host to Another Planet Science-Fiction Convention

The Another Planet Science-Fiction Convention was held at the Chaoyang Museum of Urban Planning on Saturday and Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 17:32:22

US television sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" stars place handprints in Hollywood

The stars of American television sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," the longest-running multi-camera comedy series in TV in the United States, put their handprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 13:24:17

Chinese cartoonist C.C. Tsai promotes English version of his classic comics with a bit of life wisdom

For many young Chinese, 1 am is time for bed after a day of hard work and signing off the web, but for 71-year-old Chinese cartoonist C.C. Tsai, it is time to get up and start a productive new day, a habit he has insisted on for decades.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 16:13:40

Midnight showings of 'Avengers: Endgame' set new record in Chinese mainland

Just a half an hour before midnight on Tuesday, fans lined up in front of ticketing machines in a local cinema in Beijing to get their tickets for Marvel Studio's final film in the Avengers series - Avengers: Endgame. The first group of moviegoers in the world to get to see the film, Chinese fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) were ready to spend an exciting night at the cinema.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 17:55:54

Zachary Levi arrives in China to promote his new DC superhero film 'Shazam!'

Actor Zachary Levi has been very busy recently. During the Beijing red carpet premiere of his new Warner Bros film Shazam! on Monday, fans hailed him as the new "king" of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) since the new film has been receiving rave reviews and dominating headlines.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/27 16:53:40

Luffy is coming!

Several days before the 2019 Spring Festival, Hello, ONE PIECE! Luffy is Coming! left Shenzhen and arrived in at the Sichuan Museum in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The special exhibition on world famous Japanese manga One Piece quickly became a hit on social media, especially among the large number of the manga's fans in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/21 18:08:40