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Shooting kicks off on 'Well-Intended Love'

Shooting for the second season of Sohu TV's streaming drama series Well-Intended Love kicked off in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province on Monday. Journalists were invited to the set to talk with the cast and crew.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 18:18:41

French actor Alain Delon recovers in Switzerland after stroke: family

Legendary French actor Alain Delon, 83, suffered a stroke a few weeks ago and is currently "resting" in Switzerland, his eldest son Anthony Delon told AFP on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/11 18:48:40

China-Denmark concert held at Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing

An intimate concert of adapted songs from Danish singer and guitarist Sebastian was held at the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing on Thursday as part of a Danish-Chinese joint project called "Nordic Echo."
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 18:28:40

Director Zhang Yimou talks about his upcoming conceptual stage show '2047: Apologue'

The third season of renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou's conceptual theater show 2047 will be staged at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from September 13 to 15, the director behind a number of well-known movies like Red Sorghum, Shadow and Hero as well as opening ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 18:23:40

Chinese fans celebrate S.Korean girl band Blackpink's 3rd anniversary with global event extending from Beijing to New York

After months of preparation, Laofeng (pseudonym) and her teammates are eager to see their plans to celebrate the third anniversary of South Korean girl band Blackpink come to fruition on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 18:13:42

Kennedy curse

The death of Robert Kennedy's granddaughter at age 22 is the latest in a long list of tragedies stretching back to the 1940s to have struck the US' most famous political dynasty.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/5 17:13:40

Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu announces new single to be released during Qixi Festival

Chinese netizens showed their excitement online on Monday after Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu announced on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo that he will be releasing his latest single Poxiao, or Dawn, on Wednesday, the day of the Qixi Festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 17:03:39

'Another Life' gets another ending

The 2016 film Soulmate was both a commercial and critical success. Adapted from same novel by web writer Annie Baby, TV drama Another Life on Chinese streaming platform iQiyi has been capturing the attention of audiences as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 17:03:39

iFeng Fashion's Weibo account disappears after posting pictures of star wearing Japanese military uniform

The official account for iFeng Fashion on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo disappeared from the platform on Thursday after it posted a photo of a Chinese actor dressed in a Japanese military uniform.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:06:31

New Orleans funk icon Art Neville passes away at age 81

Art Neville, a New Orleans funk legend and co-founder of the Neville Brothers, has died, his brother said Monday. He was 81 years old.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/23 16:23:40

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

Evolving landscape

"And the real difference now is that there are so many foreigners in China, especially in Beijing. Where the scripters used to just use their imagination to write about foreigners, now most of them know, or are friends with, one or two foreigners, so they have the same epiphany that most people do when they become closer to people from other countries... So they write foreign characters as people first, and foreigners second, so the scripts are a lot better in terms of the way they write foreigners than they used to be," he said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 15:28:40

'Seinfeld' actor Charles Levin found dead near trapped car on remote road

Actor Charles Levin, who appeared in Seinfeld, is believed to have died after his car became trapped along a remote road in the northwestern US state of Oregon, officials said.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/16 17:18:40

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

New female 007 heats up social media

According to a report from the Daily Mail on Monday, black British actress Lashana Lynch will be the next 007. The story quickly went viral on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 15:58:40

Luc Besson's studio discussing rescue with US fund Vine

French film-maker Luc Besson's loss-making studio EuropaCorp told media on Sunday it was in talks with US investment fund Vine Alternative Investments, one of its creditors, for the fund to take a major stake to rescue the studio.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/15 15:43:39

'Wuthering Heights' flash mobs pay homage to British singer Kate Bush's classic hit song

Hundreds of red-clad fans of British singer Kate Bush on Saturday staged flash mobs in Sydney and Berlin as they reenacted her classic hit "Wuthering Heights."
Source: AFP | 2019/7/14 15:33:40

Disney star Cameron Boyce suffered from epilepsy: family

Disney star Cameron Boyce, who died last week in his sleep following a seizure, suffered from epilepsy, his family confirmed on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/11 16:08:40