Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. #metoo
    Chinese Canadian Pop Star Kris Wu Detained on Suspicion of RapeAccusations of sexual misconduct from more than 24 of Wu’s alleged victims have sparked a major Me Too moment in the Chinese entertainment industry.
  2. la la land
    China Based Its Xinjiang Agitprop Musical on La La LandThe Wings of Songs is set in an idyllic version of Xinjiang, scrubbed of any Islamic signifiers.
  3. rip
    Model and Actor Godfrey Gao Dead at 35He suffered a heart attack while filming a reality show.
  4. controversies
    Malaysia the Latest Country to Ban Abominable Over Controversial MapVietnam and the Philippines have also rebuked the film for its depiction of China’s “nine-dash line” claiming much of the South China sea.
  5. word soup
    Zedd Is Permanently Banned From China for Liking a South Park TweetIt makes less sense the more you think about it.
  6. snl
    SNL’s Bowen Yang Fills the Void in Our Hearts As ‘Trade Daddy’He’s here and he’s angry.
  7. welcome to the resistance
    The Chinese Government Is Still Feuding With Winnie the PoohPiglet has established a Vichy regime in the Hundred Acre Wood.
  8. fan bingbing
    Fan Bingbing Breaks Silence in Response to Government FinesThe actress posted on social media for the first time in months.
  9. legal trouble
    Fan Bingbing Fined by Chinese Government for Tax EvasionThe actress’s whereabouts are still unknown.
  10. movies
    Do You Know Where X-Men’s Fan Bingbing Is?Because, um, no one else seems to.
  11. china
    Christopher Robin Won’t Screen in China, Where Winnie the Pooh Is an OutlawPooh gets political.
  12. how movies are made now
    The Dos and Don’ts of Writing a Blockbuster for ChinaA Hollywood executive with expertise in the Chinese market outlines what works — and what doesn’t — in scripts that appeal overseas.
  13. bans
    Bad Boy Justin Bieber Banned From Performing in China for ‘Bad Behavior’Is it too late now to say 对不起?
  14. sequels
    A Dog’s Purpose Made So Much Money in China It’s Getting a SequelThe film’s advertising campaign targeted China’s dog-owning middle class.
  15. the industry
    Chinese Audiences Upset About 3-D Jason BourneChinese audiences are complaining about nausea after seeing the film.
  16. suicide squad
    Suicide Squad Might Not Make It to ChinaIt happened with Deadpool, too.
  17. the industry
    Lionsgate Making Chinese Now You See Me SpinoffShot in China with a mostly Chinese cast.
  18. coming to america
    A Chinese Company Might Buy Huge Paramount StakeBut Viacom’s internal legal squabbles might intercede.
  19. international film market
    Ghostbusters Has Been Denied Release in ChinaOfficial censorship guidelines, and general interest, are to blame.
  20. the industry
    BuzzFeed Is Making a Movie About Its ‘Brother Orange’ SagaIt’ll tell the story of the “accidental friendship” between an American blogger and a Chinese man.
  21. boycotts
    China Said to Ban Gaga After Dalai Lama MeetingA Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said the Dalai Lama’s appearances are a smoke screen “to promote his proposal for Tibetan independence.”
  22. superheroes
    The Russo Brothers Are Producing a Chinese Superhero FlickTentatively titled A Hero’s Awakening.
  23. the industry
    Chinese Theaters Will Get a Tax Break for Showing Chinese FilmsIn addition to the foreign-film quota.
  24. the industry
    Alfonso Cuarón Wants to Make a Movie in ChineseChina is the second largest market in the world. For now.
  25. coming to america
    China Just Made a Big Leap Into HollywoodChinese money can now dictate details of American blockbusters explicitly, not just on the consumer end.
  26. the force awakens
    China’s Force Awakens Trailer Has Lots to RevealThe plot’s coming together.
  27. Identity and Censorship: A Life of Doing Standup in ChinaA lot of us talk about giving up our day jobs and pursuing that dream of ours full time. Most of the time it never progresses beyond the “talk” […]
  28. gay rights
    Chinese Censors Approve First Gay Love Story in a MovieWang Chao’s Seek McCartney will open in theaters.
  29. China Is Getting Its Own ‘Saturday Night Live’Saturday Night Live is heading to China. Bloomberg reports that Broadway Video has closed a deal with Sohu.com to launch a Chinese version of […]
  30. Lorne Michaels Is Bringing Saturday Night Live to China“Live from China, it’s Saturday Night!”
  31. lost in translation
    Subtitle Issues Might Hurt Guardians of the Galaxy in ChinaPoor Groot.
  32. White House Responds to Petition Requesting to Cancel ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’Back in November, a petition calling for the cancellation of Jimmy Kimmel Live reached 100,000 signatures, requiring the Obama administration […]
  33. China Is Demanding More From Jimmy Kimmel Over Child’s JokeJimmy Kimmel Live continues to be criticized over a recent joke made by a child on the show. In a segment from Oct. 16, Kimmel asked several of […]
  34. The White House Will Be Forced to ‘Investigate’ a Joke From ‘Jimmy Kimmel […]Last week, ABC issued an apology for a child’s remark about China from the October 16 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Nevertheless, a petition […]
  35. ABC Apologizes for a Kid’s Remark in a ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ SegmentABC has apologized for an unscripted remark made by a child during a Jimmy Kimmel Live segment that aired earlier this month. The offending […]
  36. China Welcomes a Movie MetropolisWang Jianlin unveiled plans for a 40.5-million-square-foot complex over the weekend.
  37. Going Viral in Beijing and Other Adventures of an Aspiring American […]You’re about to graduate from college. You don’t know what you want to “do with your life,” but you know you want to “do” comedy. So what do […]
  38. china
    Why Did the Chinese Government Pull Django Unchained From Theaters?It was supposed to premiere this week.
  39. Andy Richter Outsourced His ‘Conan’ Job to China Here’s a bit from Conan last night that takes a serious look at the issue of outsourcing. Andy Richter’s actions may seem appealing, but […]
  40. new releases
    The Hunger Games Coming to a (Chinese) Theater Near YouThe government has officially approved the film for a June release. 
  41. Conan Gave Da Peng a Brand New Dragon-Filled Opening Animation That Conan O’Brien is one forgiving redhead. After calling out a Chinese online talk show for ripping off his opening animation, he’s accepted […]
  42. A Dancing Apology From the Chinese Rip-Off of Conan So, Conan discovered earlier this week that its opening animation had been completely ripped off by a Chinese online talk show called Da Pang […]
  43. Chinese Movie Theaters to Screen Many More U.S. FilmsAfter Chinese veep’s U.S. visit.
  44. activism
    Chinese Government Says Christian Bale ‘Should Be Embarrassed’Batman vs. Chinese police, take two.
  45. Looking at Hong Kong HumorThe Chinese have no sense of humor. At least that’s what the title of a recent study published in the October 2011 issue of HUMOR would have […]
  46. music
    Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, the Backstreet Boys Deemed Threats to China’s ‘National Cultural Security’Chinese websites are now banned from distributing some of their songs.
  47. clickables
    Meet the Most Famous Male Cheerleader in ChinaReadyyy, okay!
  48. Adult Swim Announces Three New Series at UpfrontsAdult Swim’s new series were announced at their upfronts last night. Premiering this fall, The Heart, She Holler stars Patton Oswalt and […]
  49. movies
    China Bans Time-Travel Movies“The producers and writers are treating the serious history in a frivolous way, which should by no means be encouraged anymore.”
  50. overnights
    Amazing Race Recap: Do It for the HoodPerhaps we should rename this show ‘The Not-So-Amazing Cab Races.’
Load More