We earlier reported that The Hunger Games movie will soon be shown in China. Here’s the official announcement from Lionsgate posted on Marketwatch:
LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES APPROVED FOR EARLY JUNE RELEASE IN CHINA
Blockbuster Has Already Grossed Nearly $620 Million Worldwide, Now Poised To Enter One of Fastest-Growing International Territories
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Lionsgate LGF -3.61% , a leading diversified global entertainment company, announced today that THE HUNGER GAMES, which has already grossed nearly $620 million at the worldwide box office, has been approved for release in China in the first half of June.
The film will be released nationwide in China with both dubbed and subtitled prints by The China Film Group in conjunction with Lionsgate’s promotional partner, Talent International. THE HUNGER GAMES will be one of the first Hollywood studio films to be released in China under the new blockbuster revenue sharing agreement announced in February that allows Western distributors to collect up to 25% of a film’s receipts in China. Continue reading “Official Press Release: The Hunger Games Approved For Early June Release in China” »