Early Friday Photos: All Chinese New Year films that are now delayed

This photoshoot was scheduled to feature photoshoots and posters promoting this year’s Chinese New Year films, but they have now all been delayed indefinitely due to the coronavirus. This includes a return of almost 1 billion (1000 million) RMB in ticket presales in what was hoping to be the biggest Chinese New Year box office in history.

Keep safe, everyone!

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Latest trailer for volleyball biopic features the winning team from Rio Olympics

Gong Li as Lang Ping and Zhu Ting as herself

Members of the women’s national volleyball team will be making an appearance in Chinese Women’s Volleyball, which stars Gong Li as coach Lang Ping. Costars include Wu Gang as the coach for the 1984 Olympics team and Huang Bo (with Peng Yuchang as the younger counterpart) as the coach for the 2004 Olympics team.

Premiere date: January 25th 2020

Winter Movie Trailers Round-up

Featured below are teasers for Chinese Women’s Volleyball Team, Wildgrass, Adoring, Ip Man 4, Detective Chinatown 3, The Rescue and Vanguard. Only Cloud Knows, Begin, Again, Lost in Russia and Love You Forever will also be joining the winter film lineup.

Peng Yuchang seems set for a best-supporting actor nomination based on the trailer alone in this trailer for Peter Chan’s “China’s Women’s Volleyball Team” (Jan 25, 2020)
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Gong Li’s volleyball biopic releases first teaser

Here’s our first look at Gong Li as legendary player and coach Lang Ping in Chinese Women’s Volleyball 中国女排 (lit.), an upcoming sports film directed by Peter Chan (Dearest, American Dreams in China). Wu Gang (The Thunder) and Huang Bo (Crazy Alien) costar as the coaches that led the team to victory at the 1984 and 2004 Olympics respectively. The film is scheduled for a 2020 Chinese New Year release.