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  1. China Box Office on Track for $5 Billion Year

    10:53 am PDT 09/04/2014
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    With big titles still to come, a record year is in the offing in the world’s second-biggest film market READ MORE

  2. 'Gone With the Bullets' Takes Aim at 'Transformers' China Record

    6:32 am PDT 09/01/2014
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    Producers see Jiang Wen’s forthcoming action movie packing major domestic firepower READ MORE

  3. Japan Box Office: 'Lucy' Opens in Third as 'Doraemon' Stays on Top

    9:00 pm PDT 08/31/2014
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    'Maleficent' reaches $61 million — the best performance by a Hollywood live-action film in more than three years READ MORE

  4. World Cup Gives German Box Office a Kicking

    8:11 am PDT 08/27/2014
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    Hollywood and local revenue in Germany hits 22-year low in the first half READ MORE

  5. Japan Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Bows in Third Place With $4.75 Million

    7:21 am PDT 08/11/2014
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    'Maleficent' rides the coattails of 'Frozen' to hit $50 million overall READ MORE

  6. China Box Office: 'White Haired Witch' Casts Its Spell as Local Films Rule

    12:09 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    The Qixi festival, China's equivalent of Valentine's Day, gave a boost to box office revenue during the week. READ MORE

  7. Box Office Milestone: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide

    8:56 am PDT 08/03/2014
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    UPDATED: The fourth installment in Paramount's franchise is the first film of 2014 to reach that mark, thanks in large part to a massive showing in China. READ MORE

  8. Michael Bay Extends First-Look Deal at Paramount

    9:29 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The director's latest "Transformers" entry recently became the highest-grossing movie in China's box-office history. READ MORE

  9. $200 Million and Rising: Hollywood Struggles With Soaring Marketing Costs

    5:00 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    One studio head calls it “the single most discussed and debated issue in Hollywood” as marketing spends skyrocket, summer box office declines in the U.S. and everyone fights to find audiences overseas. READ MORE

  10. 'Transformers' in China: The Hidden Costs of a $300 Million Hit

    5:00 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    Paramount suffers "growing pains" over a mega movie plagued by legal threats and a culture of distrust. READ MORE

  11. China Box Office: Local Title 'Continent' Bows at $47 Million as 'Transformers' Exits on $317 Million High

    10:41 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    The directorial debut by popular novelist and racecar driver Han Han heads for $50 million at its launch, knocking 'Tiny Times 3.0' off the top perch. READ MORE

  12. Box Office Milestone: 'Transformers 4' First Film to Cross $300M in China

    10:24 am PDT 07/27/2014
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    Through Sunday, Paramount puts the official tally in China at $301 million as the Michael Bay film races toward the $1 billion mark in global ticket sales. READ MORE

  13. China Box Office: Local Sensation 'Tiny Times 3.0' Knocks 'Transformers 4' Off Top Spot

    1:57 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The latest film in the tween franchise beat out "Transformers 4," which has crossed the $300 million box-office mark in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

  14. Europe, Latin America Look for Box-Office Rebound After World Cup (Analysis)

    6:47 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    "Transformers 4" has boosted attendance after revenue drops of 50 percent and more in recent weeks, with "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" hitting key foreign markets this weekend. READ MORE

  15. Chinese Man's Huge Transformers Collection Goes Viral

    1:20 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    With "Transformers 4" now the highest-grossing film ever in China, a retired soldier from Qingdao has become a social media hero in the country after spending 12 years collecting Transformers toys. READ MORE

  16. China Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Heading Toward $300 Million

    3:44 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Already the highest-grossing film ever in the country, Michael Bay's blockbuster pulled in another $56 million over the past week for a current cume of $280 million. READ MORE

  17. Communist Propaganda Czar Wants China to Become a Movie Power

    8:05 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Liu Qibao says movies should reflect President Xi Jinping's vision of the "Chinese Dream." READ MORE

  18. 'Transformers: Age of Extinction': 5 Things to Know About the Visual Effects

    4:06 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    Industrial Light + Magic VFX supervisor Scott Farrar describes a “whole new ball game.” READ MORE

  19. China Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Is No. 1 Film of All Time

    8:54 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    UPDATED: The heavy use of Chinese elements in the movie did much to win over fans in the world's second-biggest film market. READ MORE

  20. Summer Box Office: Analyst Cuts Financial Expectations for Exhibitors

    5:51 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    The third-quarter box office is "starting off in a deep hole," says one Wall Street observer, but another says the focus of investors in cinema chain stocks "has already shifted to a stronger 2015 film slate." READ MORE

  21. Box Office: What's Behind Summer's Free Fall at the Multiplex (Analysis)

    8:42 pm PDT 07/06/2014
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    The Fourth of July saw historic lows, while revenue for the summer is down nearly 20 percent to date in North America. READ MORE