A still from South Korean drama series Mr Queen, a remake of the Chinese TV series Go Princess Go. Remakes of Chinese productions are becoming more common, but Chinese films struggle for audiences overseas. A still from South Korean drama series Mr Queen, a remake of the Chinese TV series Go Princess Go. Remakes of Chinese productions are becoming more common, but Chinese films struggle for audiences overseas.
A still from South Korean drama series Mr Queen, a remake of the Chinese TV series Go Princess Go. Remakes of Chinese productions are becoming more common, but Chinese films struggle for audiences overseas.

Chinese TV series grow in popularity overseas but movies are another story

  • Drama series produced in China have found growing success overseas, with several being remade for audiences elsewhere in Asia. A children’s series runs on US TV
  • Chinese movies, however, struggle to find audiences overseas. That’s because they are vehicles for political propaganda, critics say

Topic |   Asian Cinema: Chinese films
A still from South Korean drama series Mr Queen, a remake of the Chinese TV series Go Princess Go. Remakes of Chinese productions are becoming more common, but Chinese films struggle for audiences overseas. A still from South Korean drama series Mr Queen, a remake of the Chinese TV series Go Princess Go. Remakes of Chinese productions are becoming more common, but Chinese films struggle for audiences overseas.
A still from South Korean drama series Mr Queen, a remake of the Chinese TV series Go Princess Go. Remakes of Chinese productions are becoming more common, but Chinese films struggle for audiences overseas.
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