China’s Box Office Becomes Giant Headache for Hollywood

When “Godzilla vs. Kong” opened with weekend sales of nearly $70 million in China in March, it seemed the market would be a bright spot for Hollywood studios: most theaters were open, while U.S. f...

October 4, 2021

China Sets 3 Hour Limit for Kids Playing Online Video Games
Gaming - Online

Beginning September 1, video game companies like NetEase and Tencent are required to limit online gaming to just three hours per week for minors, according to new rules imposed by Chinese regulators. ...

August 30, 2021

Is the China-Hollywood Romance Officially Over?

In the run-up to Chloé Zhao’s historic best director win for Nomadland at the 93rd Oscars, Disney began tiptoeing around potential land mines with regard to China, the director’s home country and...

Hollywood Reporter
May 21, 2021

Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi,’ ‘Eternals’ May Face Uphill Bat...

A recent Chinese state media report has added to rumors that two major Marvel superhero films, “Eternals” and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” may not be approved for release in Ch...

May 12, 2021

NBA Opens Basketball Training Center in China

The first National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball training centre in China, jointly developed by the league's Chinese arm and the Mission Hills Group, has officially opened. The campus at th...

Sports Pro Media
April 12, 2021

China Instructs Alibaba to Sell Off Media Assets

Jack Ma's business empire continues to grow, but so far sales of the tech conglomerate's entertainment holdings "may not be necessary" according to insider sources cited by the Wall Street Journal. T...

Hollywood Reporter
March 16, 2021

Will Surge Pricing for Movie Tickets Become the New Norm in Ch...

The tactic, which helped boost box office to a $1.2 billion Lunar New Year holiday record, is “quite likely” to be used by movie theater chains going forward. When China’s theatrical sector roar...

Hollywood Reporter
March 11, 2021

China’s box office hits $2 billion, overtakes North America

China’s year-to-date box office came within a whisker of $2 billion on Sunday which was enough for China to take the 2020 global crown. For the full story, visit Variety  -

October 19, 2020

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