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'Fantastic Beasts 2' cast attend China premiere, share behind-the-scenes stories

The latest film in Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World franchise, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, is set for a simultaneous release in Chinese mainland and North American theaters on November 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 18:48:40

Director Mike Leigh eyes present day woes in new historical drama 'Peterloo'

British director Mike Leigh first turned his hand to historical drama with Mr Turner in 2014.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/28 18:38:41

Chinese blockbuster "Operation Red Sea" wins Golden Oak Award in NYC

The Chinese action film "Operation Red Sea" won the Golden Oak Award for best feature film at the annual Asian-American TV & Film Festival here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/27 17:10:59

'A Street Cat Named Bob' holds pre-screening events across China

Based on a true story, Canadian director Roger Spottiswoode's movie A Street Cat Named Bob has been getting good initial reviews from Chinese moviegoers after holding a series of pre-screening events in major Chinese cities on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 18:18:40

Hollywood sci-fi action film 'The Predator' to debut in Chinese mainland

The latest reinvention of the classic sci-fi franchise Predator, 20th Century Fox's 2018 film The Predator will hit Chinese mainland theaters on Friday, its Chinese distributer announced at the film's premiere in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:38:41

November set to be competitive month for imported films in Chinese mainland

November is poised to be a month full of choices for Chinese mainland movie lovers, as eight imported films, six of which are Hollywood productions, are currently scheduled to make their debut.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 19:08:39

Actress Amber Heard says birth on US-Mexico border led to activism

US actress Amber Heard, a star of the upcoming Aquaman superhero movie and a UN human rights champion, said on Monday her childhood in Texas near the Mexican border helped spark her activism.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/23 19:03:39

'Halloween' sets franchise record with $77.5 million launch

Halloween made a killing in North America, earning $77.5 million when the slasher film launched in 3,928 locations.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/23 18:58:39

Rush 'numb' after misconduct allegations

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush said on Monday that he was distraught when he read newspaper articles accusing him of inappropriate conduct, as a court began a hearing into his lawsuit against the publisher.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/23 18:48:40

Bollywood star Aamir Khan, Hong Kong filmmaker Stanley Tong talk about film cooperation at Taihu World Cultural Forum

Chinese and overseas cultural experts and filmmakers including Bollywood star Aamir Khan and Hong Kong filmmaker Stanley Tong talked about film cooperation and cultural exchanges during the two-day Taihu World Cultural Forum that kicked off in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 17:48:39

Chinese WWII film 'Air Strike' reportedly canceled following co-star Fan Bingbing's tax evasion scandal

It seems that the theatrical release of Chinese war drama Air Strike, also known as Unbreakable Spirit, has been canceled. This comes just nine days before the film - which was originally set to co-star Chinese actress Fan Bingbing until she became involved in a major tax evasion scandal - was to hit theaters in North America and the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:23:41

Chow Yun-fat to donate majority of net worth to charity

During a recent interview with a Hong Kong movie site, Chinese movie legend Chow Yun-Fat said he plans to donate most of his money to charity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:48:40

Beijing Film Academy holds 40-year reunion for class of 1978

One of China's most famous film schools, the Beijing Film Academy, welcomed more than 100 of its celebrity graduates who began their studies at the school 40 years ago to an alumni event held on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:03:40

Busan International Film Festival winners

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken the top prize at Asia's largest film festival, with judges lauding both for their "original" takes.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 17:48:40

Chinese American Film Festival, TV Festival to be held in Los Angeles

Aiming to connect two of world's largest film markets, 2018 Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) & Chinese American TV Festival (CATF) will kick off at the end of this month in the western U.S. city of Los Angeles, said the organizer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 10:05:31

Chinese American Film Festival, TV Festival to be held in Los Angeles

Aiming to connect two of world's largest film markets, 2018 Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) & Chinese American TV Festival (CATF) will kick off at the end of this month in the western US city of Los Angeles, said the organizer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 18:18:50

China's choice of Jiang Wen's 'Hidden Man' for 91st Oscars bid sparks discussion online

The organizers of the Academy Awards released the complete list of 87 movies competing for the 2019 Oscars foreign language category on Monday, revealing that the Chinese mainland's pick this year is Jiang Wen's action drama Hidden Man.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 19:43:41

Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival eyes China-US cross-border opportunities

"The US has been leading the world with her technological innovation and cultural creativity, while China has abundant human resources and a vast market," Wang Hanguang, chairman of Hanhai Studios, told the third Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival (HETFest).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 17:33:39