| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
China’s box office through the first three quarters was up 35% from last year, with contemporary-themed Chinese films drawing particularly large audiences.
Yu Dong, chief executive of Nasdaq-listed Chinese movie studio and distributor Bona Film...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Building cinematic bridges between the U.S. and China is a hot topic in Hollywood these days — American studios are adding special scenes set in China ("Iron Man 3"), casting Chinese performers ("Transformers 4") and erasing...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:30 AM
China Lion has acquired North American rights to Ziyi Zhang's "My Lucky Star" and will release the Chinese-language comedy Sept. 20 in North America day-and-date with Mainland China.
The film, directed by American helmer Dennie Gordon, stars Zhang and...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Touted as the first mainland Chinese film from an American female director, Dennie Gordon, and toplined by Zhang Ziyi as an accidental agent chasing after a rare diamond, "My Lucky Star" is wholesome, effortless entertainment that runs smoothly enough but...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Rising Chinese star Li Bingbing ("The Forbidden Kingdom," "Transformers 4") and Motion Picture Association boss Christopher Dodd will both be honored at the fourth annual U.S.-China Film Summit in Los Angeles.
A step up from last year's...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Not content with just being a chop-socky princess, Ziyi Zhang has also tackled producing and playing a rom-com sweetheart. Her "Sophie's Revenge," which saw a limited U.S. run in 2009, proved such a box-office and critical hit in China that it has now...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Dennie Gordon, who has directed U.S. films such as "What a Girl Wants" (2003) and "New York Minute" (2004) and numerous American TV shows, including "Burn Notice" and "30 Rock," recently helmed her first movie in China, "My Lucky Star." A romantic...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Prolific film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer ("Top Gun," "Black Hawk Down," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise ) will be the recipient of the 27th American Cinematheque Award.
Bruckheimer will receive the award, announced Tuesday, at...