Has China fallen out of love with Hollywood movies? Soul-searching continues as Fast & Furious 9 underperforms at box office

//Has China fallen out of love with Hollywood movies? Soul-searching continues as Fast & Furious 9 underperforms at box office

Has China fallen out of love with Hollywood movies? Soul-searching continues as Fast & Furious 9 underperforms at box office

While the Covid-19 pandemic has led to widespread entertainment industry suspension and folding-up of cinemas in the US, the news that Fast & Furious 9 racked up 1.2 billion yuan (US$187 million) at China’s box office earlier this month provided a welcome boost to the ailing Hollywood industry. However, this seemingly glowing figure is a far cry from the China box office takings of the franchise’s previous films. Its eighth instalment took in 2.7 billion yuan in 2017 and its seventh, released…

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