Assort News in English

  • Daniel Wu cast in AMC loose adaptation of Journey to the West, Badlands. More here.
  • New York Times covers Liu Cixin here. I feel like everyone in the English speaking world who covers The Three Body Problem has only read the first three chapters of it because they keep saying it’s set during the Cultural Revolution .
  • Following First Grade, Hunan TV might move on to a reality show/documentary about Middle Schoolers with its adaptation of British program Educating Yorkshire. More here.
  • French adaptation of The Outlaws of the Marsh, 108 Rois Demons , releases trailer here.
  • Yang Mi receives Influential Woman of the Year at the 2015 Women’s Media Awards, an event co-hosted by United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women). More here.
  • China Lion Group acquires Xu Jinglei’s Somewhere Only We Know and the film version of Running Man for Oceania and North America. More here.

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