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Hong Kong’s New Film Censorship May Force Hollywood “to Make Difficult Decisions”

In early June, UTA began shopping a redhot documentary project based on Chris Fenton’s 2020 book Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American…

‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ Mocks John Cena’s Apology to China

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Wednesday mocked John Cena’s recent apology to China after he called Taiwan a country. The movie star and former pro wrestler started an international…

John Cena Apologizes to China for Calling Taiwan a Country

John Cena on Tuesday posted a video in which he apologized to fans in China after he referred to Taiwan as a country. The professional wrestler and a star of Universal’s Fast & Furious feature <a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/t/f9/" id="auto-tag_f9_3"…

Chloe Zhao’s Oscars Glory Met With Media Silence in China

Beijing's censorship apparatus has been suppressing the filmmaker's award season victories ever since nationalistic internet sleuths unearthed an old interview she gave in which she made a passing…

APOS: HBO Asia Orders Two Chinese-Language Originals

WarnerMedia has ordered two Chinese-language originals for its HBO service: period drama 'Legacy' tells the story of three sisters vying to inherit their father's business empire in 1920s China…

China Box Office: ‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Knocked Down Again by Local Comedy ‘Sister’

Legendary and Warner Bros. monster tentpole has been slowed by the success of the low-budget Chinese sleeper hit, but it's still on track to finish its run with over $180 million.

China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Loses Second Weekend to Local Drama ‘Sister’

Although Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment's monster mashup was beaten by a sentimental Chinese drama produced for less than $5 million, it is still expected to finish its China run with total…

John Woo to Produce Chinese Superhero Movie Based on Story by Stan Lee

The film will feature Lee's take on the legend of the Monkey King, which he put together in 2016 for a comic book project that was unpublished at the time of his death.

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: Film Review

Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall and Brian Tyree Henry head the cast in this epic smackdown between two monster-movie legends, both of them also facing a man-made threat.

Hong Kong Broadcaster Drops Oscars Ceremony Amid Beijing Backlash

The city's largest free-to-air broadcaster, TVB, has opted not to air the Academy Awards for the first time in over 50 years, despite the fact that a Hong Kong film is nominated for the first time…

China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars With $21.5M Friday

The monster sequel is pacing slightly ahead of its predecessor 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters,' which earned $20.9 million on its first day in 2019, before finishing the weekend with $70.6 million.

China Box Office: ‘Avatar’ Adds $14M to All-time Global Record

Chinese slapstick comedy 'Overall Planning' and STX's '21 Bridges' both fell flat, opening to just $2.7 million and $2.3 million.