‘Compass’ passes China’s review

New Line film to be released on March 28

New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28.

The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas markets, which New Line sold off to finance the pic.

“The Golden Compass” will open in Japan on March 1. New Line noted that the pic is one of only a handful of American feature films that will be released in China this year.

More Film

  • Dark Crimes Jim Carrey review

    Film Review: Jim Carrey in 'Dark Crimes'

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

  • Buster Keaton

    Film News Roundup: City of Los Angeles Names June 16 Buster Keaton Day

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

  • Michelle Williams This Is Jane

    Michelle Williams to Star in Underground Abortion Movie 'This Is Jane'

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

  • catastrophe

    Number of Female Writers in British Film and TV at ‘Abjectly Low Levels’

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

  • Liam Neeson Men in Black

    Liam Neeson in Talks to Join 'Men in Black' Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

  • Chad Stahelski Analog

    'John Wick's' Chad Stahelski to Direct Sci-Fi Movie 'Analog' for Lionsgate

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

  • moviepass card

    MoviePass Parent's Stock Slides Again on Cash Shortage Fears

    New Line fantasy “The Golden Compass” has passed censorship review in China and will be released by the China Film Group and Hua Xia on 300-400 screens beginning March 28. The film has grossed more than $322 million worldwide since its Dec. 7 release — $70 million domestically and an impressive $252 million in overseas […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content