James Wang (aka Wang Zhonglei), co-chief of China’s Huayi Brothers Media, poured cold water on the notion that the Communist Party is behind Chinese companies’ recent incursions into Hollywood. “This…
China's Huayi Brothers teams with "Batman" producer Michael Uslan to launch a film and TV franchise from the "Thunder Agents" comic series.
James Wang, president of mainland Chinese production giant Huayi Brothers Media, has questioned the sustainability of China's exploding movie growth. "Have we reached a bottleneck?" Wang asked during…
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Variety's Cannes celebration of Huayi Brothers' 20th anniversary was a packed, power-player affair. Held May 18 at the Observatoire Francesco Smalto opposite the Palais des Festivals, Huayi…
Leading Chinese studio unveils 32-film production and distribution slate
Energized by a youthful cast, Tsui Hark's lavish period actioner proves more cohesive than its overwrought predecessor.
Zhang Ziyi and Wang Leehom co-star in an entertaining caper that doesn't take one's breath away in the romance department.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed HBO executive James Costos as the next U.S. Ambassador to Spain along with other prominent figures who played major roles in raising money for President Obama’s…
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A somewhat heavy-handed yet rather endearing lesson in various kinds of tolerance that should do OK in home formats.
Wang Zhonglei, whose English name is James, formed Huayi Brothers alongside brother Wang Zhongjun. The company, one of China's most successful private shingles, is riding high, most recently with the…