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Fan Bingbing is arguably the most famous actress in China, a prolific star who has made the leap to international fame with roles in...

Jacky Chan denies advising Fan Bingbing to flee China

Jackie Chan has refuted allegations that he had advised Chinese actress Fan Bingbing to seek refuge in the United States in the wake of...

‘Disappearance’ of top Chinese actress Fan Bingbing concerns fans

Chinese social media users are questioning the whereabouts of one of China's biggest film stars. Fan Bingbing is one of the world's highest paid actors, but...

China has an ‘Ishtar’ moment with its most expensive movie

It was supposed to be China’s “Lord of the Rings.” Instead, it turned into another “Ishtar,” the infamous box office bomb of 1987. Produced for...

‘Dying To Survive’: China’s Black Comedy & Social Drama Thrives At Local Box Office

Dying To Survive, a Chinese black comedy with social drama overtones that we’ve been talking about for the past few weeks as a potential breakout during...

China caps film star pay, citing ‘money worship’ and fake contracts

Chinese authorities are capping the salaries of celebrities, blaming the entertainment industry for encouraging “money worship” and “distorting social values”. The salaries of on-screen performers...

Blackmores’ Vitamin E star embroiled in unhealthy Chinese tax scandal

She is the Chinese movie star who inadvertently triggered a boom in sales of Blackmores' Vitamin E cream when a tube of the Australian-made...

Fan Bingbing evading taxes? Chinese authorities to investigate

An online furore over Fan Bingbing's earnings has spilled over into the taxation arena. An online post in People's Daily said the actress is to...

Beijing’s New Superpowers Over Movie Industry Frustrate Hollywood Studios

Last year, many Hollywood executives worried as the U.S. prepared to renegotiate terms for showing movies in China. Would President Donald Trump’s harsh trade...
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