foreign films



“Django” Re-Chained in China

The Wall Street Journal reports that the award-winning Django Unchained was halted during opening screenings on Thursday: Like a town marshal determined to nip trouble in the bud, China’s main film distributor rode into the...

China Will Get Its Own ‘Iron Man 3’

CDT previously reported on the shortened versions of Cloud Atlas and Skyfall for China. The Los Angeles Times now reports that China will get a longer cut of Iron Man 3: Marvel Studios will release a special cut of the...

‘Iron Man 3’ Blasts Away Co-Production Myth

According to China film consultant, Robert Cain, the secret to the potential success of ‘Iron Man 3’ may lie in avoiding official co-production status in China. Although the official co-production label would have streamlined...

Blockbuster Growth in China’s Film Industry

As Hollywood remains uneasy over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation into Hollywood companies’ practices in China, CNN reports international films swept the top ten highest grossing films in China:...

China Gets Disney Through YOU

While the U.S. and China reached an agreement about making the Chinese market open to more U.S. films during Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit, YOU on Demand, a pay-per-view content service, has signed a deal with Disney Media...

Hollywood Shoot Near Detention Site Under Fire

Relativity Media, the studio behind films such as The Social Network, has come under heavy fire for shooting in Shandong’s Linyi prefecture, near the site of activist Chen Guangcheng’s illegal house arrest. From...



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