China Goes Hollywood In 'the Great Wall'

China goes Hollywood in 'The Great Wall'

NEW YORK (AP) — Big Hollywood hits commonly reap half or more of their box office overseas, as "Finding Dory" and "Rogue One" have done. Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall," which opens Friday, will test whether that trick works both…

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  • China goes Hollywood in The Great Wall
    New York — Big Hollywood hits commonly reap half or more of their box office overseas, as Finding Dory and Rogue One have done. Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall, which opens Friday, will test whether that trick works both ways. The Great Wall, a mostly ...
    02/17/2017 - 11:01 pm | View Link
  • Matt Damon saves China, but can’t save China’s biggest film production
    “The Great Wall” embodies Hollywood’s shortcomings when it comes to storytelling and casting, but if you can look past that, it’s an amusing two-hour spectacle. But you probably won’t remember it the next day. “The Great Wall” opens ...
    02/17/2017 - 2:35 pm | View Link
  • Inside China’s celluloid kingdom
    The studios who backed The Great Wall leaned on all the Hollywood trappings: a giant budget, tightly choreographed fight scenes, big-name stars, Oscar-winning designers and computer-generated monsters. But in making the most expensive Sino-Hollywood co ...
    02/17/2017 - 1:03 pm | View Link
  • With 'The Great Wall,' is China buying its way into Hollywood?
    Director Zhang Yimou waves next to his wife Chen Ting at the premiere of "The Great Wall" in Los Angeles, on February 15, 2017. China is the second most profitable movie-going market in the world. So it’s no wonder that Hollywood panders to Chinese ...
    02/17/2017 - 7:26 am | View Link
  • Asian Twitter Hilariously 'Thanks' Matt Damon For Saving China In 'The Great Wall'
    “The Great Wall” has drawn an outpouring of criticism. People have accused the movie of perpetuating the white savior trope. The New York Times points out that the movie, which was a collaboration between Chinese and Hollywood companies, was actually ...
    02/17/2017 - 5:39 am | View Link
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  • The Great Wall Trailer & Images: Matt Damon Fights ...
    The teaser trailer and first images debut for The Great Wall, acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou's Hollywood debut starring Matt Damon.
    02/14/2017 - 3:43 pm | View Website
  • China Digital Times (CDT)
    How China Is Remaking the Global Film Industry China’s influence in Hollywood is growing rapidly as the country’s market becomes ever more vital to the success of ...
    02/12/2017 - 10:59 am | View Website
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