A director talks us through the ups and downs of making a low-budget cg animated feature.
The character, who is well-known across China and Asia, will star in a “modern comedy-drama” produced by Warnermedia and Ciwen Media.
The film was removed from theaters after the discovery of a scene that shows what Vietnam claims to be a violation of its water sovereignty.
The slate includes an anticipated new feature called “Realm of Terracotta.”
Unlike the NBA and Blizzard Entertainment, “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone aren’t bowing down to China’s authoritarian government.
Chinese moviegoers had plenty of animation options — and they avoided nearly all of them.
The good news: It’s the best U.S. debut for an original animated film this year. The bad news: It’s one of Dreamworks Animation’s worst openings ever.
The yeti-starring cg epic is the first feature from China’s Pearl Studio, co-produced with Dreamworks Animation.
Animated films held three of the top five spots at this weekend’s Chinese box office.
The ecological fantasy adventure is the second animated feature to triumph in China this summer, following “Ne Zha.”
In its U.S. debut, the Chinese animated film grossed more per theater than any film playing on five or more screens.
“Ne Zha” is the only foreign animated movie that has ever opened in North America with over $500 million already in the bank.
The Chinese box office phenomenon is headed to U.S. theaters later this month.
The cg fantasy feature, made by an unknown director and an unproven studio, has proven unstoppable at China’s box office.
It took just one week for “Nezha” to become the most successful animated film ever at the Chinese box office.
Watch the trailer for “The Legend of Hei,” releasing soon in China.
In China, “The Lion King” was no match for “Nezha.”
What do audiences want to see more — an almost-20-year-old hand-drawn animated feature or a brand-new cg animated feature?
The Chinese film grossed $67 million during its China run.