Chinese actress Fan Bingbing looks on before receiving the best actress award at the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain in 2016. Photo: AFP
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing looks on before receiving the best actress award at the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain in 2016. Photo: AFP

Beijing cracks down on Chinese film stars’ massive paychecks – but only after online storm over Fan Bingbing’s salary

Authorities announced last week that actors’ compensation would be capped at 40 per cent of production costs

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing looks on before receiving the best actress award at the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain in 2016. Photo: AFP
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing looks on before receiving the best actress award at the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain in 2016. Photo: AFP
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