New Chinese outfit, Leading Digital Post is setting out to modernize the Chinese post-production industry and change international perceptions of the developing sector. "Chinese companies want to be…
The U.K.'s Merlin Entertainments is to open a branch of its Legoland theme park franchise in Shanghai.
Despite boasting a lush period setting and plenty of recognizable stars from five different major territories, this derivative, ploddingly plotted WWII-set thriller goes through all the motions of an…
The Weinstein Co. has moved the U.S. release of period thriller “Shanghai” back six weeks to Oct. 2 — more than five years after it played in China. Last month, “Shanghai,” starring John Cusack and…
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here)…
"Pancake Man," a Chinese spoof of the superhero genre, has claimed the second largest first week for a mainland Chinese in North America. The film (aka "Jianbing Man") earned $419,933 in its opening…
The Shanghai festival's first Jackie Chan Action Movie Week wrapped with a sweet, but largely unnecessary, awards show.
Disney has opened a major retail store in Shanghai, China. The move precedes the opening of Disney's Shanghai Resort theme park next year. The opening of the Disney Store in Shanghai came one day…
Producer-distributor joins stream of Hong Kong operators moving into China's expanding cinema sector.
The opening of the Shanghai Disney Resort is to be pushed back from late this year to the first half of 2016, according to reports.
Financial services company establishes branch office in Shanghai