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Song of Phoenix
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.

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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.

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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.

Melissa Rauch, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik and Kunal Nayyar from 'The Big Bang Theory' pose during the People's Choice Awards 2016.
‘The Big Bang Theory’ Season 11 cast: Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch to get salary increase for next 2 seasons

Renewal negotiations for the show between CBS and producer Warner Bros. rested on Mayim Bialik, who plays Amy Fowler, and Melissa Rauch, who plays Bernadette Rostenkowski, who were seeking a salary raise as co-stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar are receiving $1 million per episode.

Actors Chris Pratt (L) and Yondu (Michael Rooker) from Marvel Studios’ 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” attend the San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 Marvel Panel in Hall H on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California
‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ timeline will be set after ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Avengers 4’

The mid-credits scenes of "Guardians of the Galaxy 2" stirred speculations as to the franchise’s future, and director James Gunn revealed some exciting details about the timeline for “Guardians of the Galaxy 3.”

Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Fifty Shades Darker' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
Top 7 worst movies of 2017 so far

2017 has gifted moviegoers with a lot of good movies, ranging from superhero films like “Logan” to live-action adaptation of classics such as “Beauty and the Beast.” 2017, however, had films that didn’t deliver nor live up to expectations. Here’s the top 5 worst movies of 2017.

Sofia Boutella plays Princess Ahmanet/The Mummy in the 2017 'The Mummy' reboot.
‘The Mummy’ reboot spoiler: Will Tom Cruise save the day?; Director Alex Kurtzman reveals backstory of villain

As we inch closer to the world premiere of Tom Cruise’s “The Mummy” reboot, director Alex Kurtzman and actress Sofia Boutella revealed more details about the film’s ancient villain, Princes Ahmanet.

Mark Hamill on stage during Future Directors Panel at the Star Wars Celebration 2016 at ExCel on July 17, 2016 in London, England.
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ plot, spoiler: Mark Hamill’s 1980s interview just revealed a massive spoiler

Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in “Star Wars,” already had an idea of what the future of the franchise would look like and the role he would play in it.

Cara Delevingne attends the European Premiere of 'Suicide Squad' at the Odeon Leicester Square on August 3, 2016 in London, England.
‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ plot, cast: Everything you need to know

The movie adaptation of the French comic books will hit theaters this year and it’s poised to become everyone’s newest sci-fi movie obsession. Here’s everything you need to know about the film.

A wax figure of Thor, as portrayed by actor Chris Hemsworth, appears at the Madame Tussauds New York's Interactive Marvel Super Hero Experience at Madame Tussauds on April 26, 2012 in New York City.
Marvel Studio’s Kevin Feige explains how different ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

All eyes are on two Marvel movies this year—“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and “Thor: Ragnarok”—as both lead up to the highly awaited “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers 4.” While “Thor” has always been the more serious film, the latest trailer for “Thor: Ragnarok” drew comparisons to James Gunn’s “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen (L) recently made an official trip to China.
China, Denmark Sign Co-Production Agreement

China and Denmark have recently inked a co-production deal that will strengthen the countries' film and theatrical markets. The agreement was signed during the official trip of Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen to China.

Almost 25% of Movie Screens in China Showing Bollywood Film ‘Dangal,’ Except in Wanda Cinemas

The Bollywood movie “Dangal” was supposed to make cinema history by opening in 9,000 out of the almost 40,000 screens across China. It is about 25 percent of all the theaters in the second-largest movie market in the world.

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‘Smurf: The Lost Village’ Tops China’s Box Office for Animated Movies

The reboot “Smurf: The Lost Village” topped China’s box office for animated films after the movie opened on April 21. The movie earned $11.1 million or 76.3 million yuan.

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