Wu Jing

War movie about defeat of US Army is now China’s biggest film ever

The three-hour-long war epic, “The Battle at Lake Changjin,” has made a whopping $892 million USD since it was released in China.

‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Breaks China’s All-Time Box Office Record

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” has become the highest grossing film of all time in China, after nearly two months of release. Co-directed by a trio of major…

‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Sets U.K., Ireland Releases (EXCLUSIVE)

Trinity Cine Asia has acquired “The Battle at Lake Changjin” from Taipei-based sales firm Distribution Workshop and is set to release the war epic in the U.K. and…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Marching to North American, Australian Release

Chinese distributor CMC Pictures said Wednesday that it will release jingoistic Chinese war film “The Battle at Lake Changjin” in North America next week. The film is currently…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Becomes 2021’s Highest-Grossing Film Worldwide, Preps Sequel

On Friday, China’s Korean War epic “The Battle at Lake Changjin” became the highest-grossing film in the world for 2021, surpassing the Chinese New Year breakout comedy hit…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Claims Global Box Office Crown With $203 Million Weekend

China’s ‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ was the highest grossing film anywhere in the world over the past weekend, with a $203 million haul. That score was fractionally…

China’s ‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ Opens Beijing Intl. Film Festival With Rocketing Box Office Forecasts

A battalion of producers and stars worked the opening night red carpet of the Beijiing Intl. Film Festival Tuesday for the world premiere of their mammoth Chinese war…

‘Crouching Tiger’ Star Zhang Ziyi to Make Directorial Debut With Patriotic Chinese Blockbuster

Chinese actor Zhang Ziyi will make her directorial debut with a short titled “Poetry,” part of a high-profile patriotic omnibus blockbuster set for release on Oct. 1, China’s…

Lou Ye’s ‘Saturday Fiction’ to Hit China Theaters at Last, Nearly Two Years After Abrupt Cancellation

Lou Ye’s embattled 2019 film “Saturday Fiction” will have a theatrical outing in the Chinese auteur’s home country nearly two years after its planned high-profile premiere there was…

Director Chen Kaige’s Son Drops U.S. for Chinese Citizenship, Signaling Growing Allure of the China Market

Chinese director Chen Kaige’s U.S.-born son Arthur Chen Feiyu has swapped his American citizenship out for a Chinese one, a change widely viewed locally as a savvy move…

‘Wandering Earth 2’ Adds Andy Lau, Will Begin Production in the Fall After Being Approved by Censors

Details are trickling out about the sequel to China’s first true sci-fi blockbuster, director Guo Fan’s “The Wandering Earth.” Registration records on the National Film Bureau’s website revealed…