Headlines From China: Film Adaptations of Popular Novels Set for China Release

Film Adaptations of Popular Novels Set for China Release

Tom Hanks’ new film, “A Man Called Otto,” based on Swedish author Fredrick Bachman’s best-selling novel, will be released in Chinese theaters on Friday. The film, the second adaptation of the novel after the 2015 Swedish production, focuses on grumpy old man Otto, who, after the loss of his beloved wife, regains his hope and passion for life through a friendship with his funny and optimistic neighbor. Read more

Stephanie Hsu’s New Comedy ‘Joy Ride’ Is Already Getting Rave Reviews

Stephanie Hsu made her way into our hearts with last year’s hit Everything Everywhere All At Once, and made her way into the history books as one of the few out queer actors to receive an Oscar nomination for playing a queer role. Now, her new comedy, in which she stars with fellow queer Chinese-American comedians Sherry Cola and Sabrina Wu, is getting rave reviews after its premiere at the SXSW film festival.

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