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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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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Upcoming comedy Lost in Russia releases teaser

Lost in Russia 囧妈 is the third of Xu Zheng’s “Lost in…” film series, and will focus on the relationship between mothers and their children on a train trip to Russia. Yuan Quan (The Captain), Shen Teng (Crazy Alien) costar. The film will premiere on Chinese New Year’s Day 2020.

I feel like watching just for the two actresses playing Shen Teng’s mum and grandmother.