Disney to release 'Hamilton' musical in N.American cinemas

A big screen version of smash hit musical Hamilton is coming to movie theaters in 2021, its creator announced on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/4 17:33:41

Chinese fans donate in their idols' name to help fight coronavirus

Chinese fan clubs of popular stars, including EXO and Blackpink, have been donating funds and medical supplies to Central China's Hubei Province, the area hit hardest by the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/30 13:28:59

The 2nd season of 'Well-Intended Love' releases new trailer

The second season of Chinese streaming drama Well-Intended Love released a trailer and new posters on Thursday as well as announced it will return soon to the site Sohu TV.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/30 13:18:41

China's only female Steadicam operator still chasing her dreams

Becoming a cinematographer might not require perfection, but as Deng Lu understood it, to become a qualified and professional cinematographer, she had to master every skill, including how to hold a more than 30-kilogram Steadicam. Today, she is the only female cinematographer in China who can operate one.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/30 13:08:40

'Still Not Enough'

More and more young people in China are entering big cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to work and live after graduation. However, while enjoying the convenience of urban life and high salaries, they also suffer from loneliness, anxiety and challenges. This situation has ignited hot debate and discussions on social media platforms and is even reflected in many TV dramas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 18:08:40

12 year-old Chinese TV series 'Struggle' broadcast in Myanmar

Chinese TV series Struggle, starring Chinese actors Tong Dawei, Ma Yili and Wen Zhang that first broadcast in 2007 in the Chinese mainland, has been broadcast on Myanmar's Channel Nine since January 12 and is set to air on the Sky Net International drama channel at 7 pm every night starting on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:35:12

Chinese star joins travel show 'Original Aspiration on the Road'

Chinese star and singer Zhu Zhengting will join the cast of upcoming travel show Original Aspiration on the Road, the show's production company announced on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:18:40

France wants streaming services to invest more revenue in local content

France wants streaming services like Netflix and Amazon to invest a quarter of their sales in the country into French and European productions, more than has previously been evoked as part of a regulatory reform.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 19:13:31

Streaming giant iQIYI's spin-off of 'Detective Chinatown' film franchise wins rave reviews

Chinese director Chen Sicheng's new streaming drama Detective Chinatown, a spin-off of his renowned movie series of the same name, has received rave reviews on Chinese media review site Douban, as well as became a hot topic on social media in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 18:48:41

TV program 'A Good Lesson' seeks to enlighten young viewers

New TV program A Good Lesson from China Central Television has become a hit among young people since its first episode aired in November 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 18:48:40

Sohu's AI technology helping to improve the image quality of old film and TV content

Chinese video platform Sohu is using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to remaster old TV series and improve viewer experience.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 11:38:40

Chinese studio A-lab turns to V-logs to introduce rural art village to the world

Xiayuancun, a village only 50 kilometers north of the urban center of Beijing, has attracted a number of artists, musicians, designers and more. Some of them like Hong Huang, has even lived in the village for 20 years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 18:13:40

As young India protests, young Bollywood finds its voice

Fearing a backlash from fans, politicians and religious zealots, Bollywood stars have in the past usually steered clear of India's fiery politics. But the country's top actress may have changed that.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/12 16:58:40

'The Golden Medal Lawyer,' China's adaptation of 'Suits'?

USA Network's signature legal drama Suits, which debuted in 2011 and came to an end in September, 2019 after nine seasons, was quite well received in China. On Chinese media review site Douban, each season of the show have scored between a 7.6 to an 8.5 out of 10.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 0:14:06

Chinese TV drama 'iPartment' to return with fifth season in 2020

Chinese TV comedy series iPartment is set to return to Chinese streaming site iQIYI for a fifth and final season this year, iQIYI announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:23:40

French writer Matzneff accused of underage rape

French publisher Gallimard said on Tuesday it was halting the sale of books by a writer accused of raping children.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/8 17:58:41

What's trending on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Wednesday?

New Year's Eve Galas held by different television stations across China trended on Sina Weibo, leading to discussions on speculations about the red mark on Kris Wu's neck, the shiny jacket worn by Cai Xukun and the joining hands by TFBoys and The Wynners.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 17:33:40

French author's sexual misconduct with teens revealed

A prominent French author who has never made any secret of his preference for sex with adolescent girls and boys is at the centre of a firestorm as a former partner publishes a book describing the lasting trauma of underage intercourse over three decades ago.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/1 15:43:40