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Kevin Niu to Produce Horror Film ‘Abattoir: Foundation’ Which Will Shoot in China

Chinese film producer and businessman Kevin Niu is behind a horror movie franchise that targets to build cross-Pacific franchises with a modest budget, low-risk genre cinema. The executive producer of the 2016 American horror movie “Abattoir” is producing “Abattoir: Foundation” that will shoot in China in 2017.

Madame Tussauds Hollywood Unveils New Bruce Lee Figure Alongside The Legend's Daughter Shannon Lee, And The Bruce Lee Foundation
Bruce Lee’s Biopic ‘Little Dragon’ to Shoot in Malaysia in June

Before Jackie Chan, there was Bruce Lee, the most famous Chinese martial artist until his life was cut short by cerebral edema in 1973 at the age of 32. A biopic of the actor is being produced by Bruce Lee Entertainment which is run by Shannon Lee, his daughter.

Michael Fassbender Attends 'Alien: Covenant' Madrid Photocall
‘Alien: Covenant’ Releases in China on June 16 But Cuts Expected

“Alien: Covenant” would debut in China on June 16, Ridley Scott, director of the sci-fi horror film, announced on Sina Weibo. The premiere in China would be ahead in North America which was originally set on Aug. 4 but moved to a later date by 20th Century Fox.

All-New Kong: Skull Island Experience Launches at Madame Tussauds New York
Was Loki actually a good guy all throughout the MCU?; Here’s why!

There are rumors that fans will be seeing a new side to Loki in “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Avengers: Infinity War,” but it appears that viewers may have already seen hints showing Loki playing a hero in disguise.

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Almost Half of Screens in China Showed ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ over the Weekend

Revised reports said that “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” earned $48 million and not $45.9 million box-office receipts during the weekend opening in China. Almost half of the screens in China showed the Chris Pratt-starrer which explains why the Bollywood film “Dangal” – despite its strong performance in the tills – came in second with $11.5 million weekend box-office results.

Bryce Dallas Howard (L) and Chris Pratt attend the Universal Pictures' 'Jurassic World' premiere at the Dolby Theatre on June 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California.
‘Jurassic World 2’ plot centers on raptor Blue, weaponization of dinosaurs; James Cromwell’s role revealed

Actor James Cromwell recently revealed that his character in “Jurassic World 2” was John Hammond’s partner in creating the technology that led to the creation of dinosaurs.

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‘The Winds of Winter’ release: George RR Martin’s ‘The Winds of Winter’ may not be released prior to ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

The sixth installment of the hit fantasy series "The Song of Ice and Fire" is expected to be released prior to the return of the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" in July; however, recent reports suggest that this may not materialize.

Actors Rory McCann, Conleth Hill, Iwan Rheon, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maisie Williams, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner and Kit Harington, winners of Best Drama Series for 'Game of Thrones', pose in the press room at the 68
‘Games of Thrones’ Season 7 air date, plot: ‘GoT’ saves the best plot for Its conclusion

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, aka Jaime Lannister the Kingslayer, has something to say before the return of “Game of Thrones” Season 7 on July 16.

Emma Watson, Who Stars As Belle In Disney's Beauty And The Beast, Shares Her Love Of Books With Children From The NY Film Society For Kids At Lincoln Center's Beale Theater
‘Beauty and the Beast 2’ plot, release: Emma Watson has an idea for Belle’s story

Following the ginormous success of “Beauty and the Beast,” it appears that Disney might do a follow-up to the retelling of the classic fairytale. Emma Watson, who played Belle in the live-action film, revealed that she already has plans for her character.

DC’s “Green Lantern Corps” hits theaters on June 19, 2020.
‘Green Lantern Corps’ casting: Bradley Cooper, Sterling K. Knight for Hal Jordan and John Stewart?

Warner Bros. and DC Comics are actively developing “Green Lantern Corps” and are on the lookout for the right actor to fill in the shoes of Hal Jordan.

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Young TV Viewers in China Love ‘Song of Phoenix’ and “Fighter of the Destiny’ Panned by Critics

Because the stars of two new dramas on Chinese TV are among the most popular young celebrities in China, young viewers love the series even if “Song of Phoenix” and “Fighter of the Destiny” are panned by critics.

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Beats ‘Dangal’ in China’s Weekend Box Office

The reduced number of screens that showed “Dangal” in China over the weekend from the original 9,000 to 7,000 could be the reason why the Bollywood film was only number two over the weekend. The Hollywood film “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” took the top spot with $45.9 million earning.

Premiere Of Sony Pictures' 'Walk Hard: The Dewy Cox Story' - Arrivals
Hollywood Could No Longer Take Chinese Film Market for Granted

Based on the impressive performance of “The Fate of the Furious” in China as well as globally, movie experts agree that the huge Chinese movie market cannot be taken for granted by Hollywood. At the rate it is accelerating, film market observers believe by the end of 2017, box-office receipts from China would exceed the U.S.

Tucao Dahui
Vulgar Online TV Programs in China Attract Millions of Viewers

More online TV program producers in China are discovering that vulgar shows are attracting millions of Chinese viewers. One example is “Tucao Dahui,” which took off from the “Comedy Central Roast” specials in the U.S.

Marve's The Defenders includes Luke Cage, Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist.
This ‘Daredevil’ fan favorite is about to become one of The Defenders’ biggest enemy

“The Defenders” trailer is here and it is even more explosive than expected. The upcoming Netflix show brings together Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter and Finn Jones as the superhero quartet of Hell’s Kitchen.

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