A still from the US$112 million Chinese film Asura. Photo: Handout

Producers yank China’s most expensive movie from screens after three meagre days at the box office

The epic ‘Asura’, with a production budget of 750 million yuan (US$112 million), reported 49 million yuan (US$7.3 million) in ticket sales during its opening weekend

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A still from the US$112 million Chinese film Asura. Photo: Handout
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Jane Li

Jane Li

Jane Li is a reporter covering China’s economy and social trends. She graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a master's degree in journalism. Prior to SCMP, she worked for Bloomberg Businessweek and her stories have featured in MSNBC, Quartz and the Financial Times’ Chinese site.