Characters in Abominable (from left) Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest the Yeti, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor. The Sino-US co-production opened strongly in both markets. Photo: DreamWorks Animation/APCharacters in Abominable (from left) Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest the Yeti, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor. The Sino-US co-production opened strongly in both markets. Photo: DreamWorks Animation/AP
Characters in Abominable (from left) Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest the Yeti, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor. The Sino-US co-production opened strongly in both markets. Photo: DreamWorks Animation/AP

Abominable is a US-China film co-production set to succeed in both markets, and it is authentically Chinese

  • The film is set in modern China, all the main characters are Chinese, and mainly Asian actors voice them. There’s a version for China with different jokes
  • Abominable took US$20.9 million when it opened in US cinemas, and 20 million yuan when it opened in China. It could breakthrough industry has been waiting for

Topic |   American films
Characters in Abominable (from left) Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest the Yeti, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor. The Sino-US co-production opened strongly in both markets. Photo: DreamWorks Animation/APCharacters in Abominable (from left) Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest the Yeti, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor. The Sino-US co-production opened strongly in both markets. Photo: DreamWorks Animation/AP
Characters in Abominable (from left) Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest the Yeti, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor. The Sino-US co-production opened strongly in both markets. Photo: DreamWorks Animation/AP
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