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'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' to make August debut in Chinese mainland

The latest film in Tom Cruise's Hollywood spy franchise, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, will debut in Chinese mainland cinemas on August 31, the film's Chinese distributors announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:17:52

50 years of Franklin

Franklin, the first African-American to appear in the classic comic strip Peanuts alongside Charlie Brown and Snoopy, turns 50 on Tuesday - a major milestone for a character born in a time of racial tensions after the slaying of Martin Luther King.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/31 18:08:39

Beijing Documentary Week comes to the capital in early August

The 2nd Beijing Documentary Week will kick off on Friday, bringing 54 selected documentaries and a series of exhibitions, seminars and cultural events to the capital, organizers announced at a press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:03:39

'Comfort women' film 'Great Cold' to rescreen in the Chinese mainland after poor January debut

The release of the Chinese film Great Cold in August is looking to ensure that the horrifying tragedies experienced by a group of Asian women more than 70 years ago are not forgotten as the group's numbers continue to dwindle with each individual's passing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 17:53:40

Shark thriller 'The Meg' seeks to take bite out of US and Chinese box office

The Meg lunges out of the deep in US and Chinese theaters on August 10 with the aim of giving the genre back its teeth with a 2-million-year-old megalodon five times the size of a great white.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/30 17:43:39

Indian megastar Priyanka Chopra engaged to Nick Jonas: report

Indian film superstar Priyanka Chopra has become engaged to young US singer Nick Jonas after a whirlwind two months of dating, a report said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 19:28:40

Shooting for first Chinese-Serbian co-production film starts in Belgrade

Filming for Belgrade Escape started in the Serbian capital on Thursday, marking the first co-production movie between Serbia and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/29 19:28:39

Carrie Fisher makes posthumous return to 'Star Wars'

Star Wars: Episode IX begins filming this week, Disney said on Friday, in a shock announcement revealing it will feature both Carrie Fisher in a posthumous appearance and series star Mark Hamill.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 19:23:40

Hyper-real 'Star Wars' VR makes you the hero

Imagine putting on a helmet, lowering the visor and being transported immediately from your humdrum day-to-day existence into your own Star Wars adventure.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 19:23:39

Shooting of first Chinese-Serbian coproduction film starts in Belgrade

Filming of "Belgrade Escape" started in the Serbian capital on Thursday, marking the first co-production movie between Serbia and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 7:08:19

Man takes pickax to Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Donald Trump's star has dimmed in Hollywood, after a suspect with a pickax early Wednesday vandalized his plaque on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/26 16:53:40

Two Chinese films to screen at 75th Venice Film Festival

Two Chinese films will screen at this year's Venice Film Festival, organizers said as they unveiled the line-up in a press conference in the Italian capital on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/26 6:32:18

More than 240,000 people seek James Gunn re-hire

More than 240,000 people have signed a petition for Disney to rehire Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director James Gunn, who also garnered celebrity support just days after he was axed over a series of offensive tweets.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/24 17:58:40

'Skyscraper' surpasses 'Dying to Survive' to top Chinese weekend box office

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's disaster flick Skyscraper overtook Dying to Survive - the Chinese hit black comedy-drama that was on top for two consecutive weeks - to top the Chinese weekend box office with more than 327 million yuan ($48 million) after its Friday premiere.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 18:28:39

Successful sequel

Superstar Denzel Washington had never made a sequel in a career reaching back nearly four decades, but when he did, with the Sony/Columbia production of The Equalizer 2, it managed to open at the top of the North American box office.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/23 17:03:39

S.Korean actresses, Lee Yoo-young, Oh Ha-nee take diving lessons to prepare for shooting new film 'Diva'

After undergoing intensive diving lessons, popular South Korean actresses Shin Min-a, Lee Yoo-young and Oh Ha-Nee began shooting their new film Diva on July 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 18:43:39

Disney axes director James Gunn over offensive tweets

Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director James Gunn has been axed from the third movie over a series of tweets posted several years ago.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/22 18:38:40

Warner Bros superheroes swoop into Comic-Con

Warner Bros closed the final full day of the Comic-Con International fanfest on Saturday as the belle of the ball, bringing its roster of superheroes to take a bow in San Diego.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/22 18:23:39