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China Box Office: 'Wolf Warrior 2' Becomes Second-Biggest Single-Market Film Ever After 'Force Awakens'
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Wolf Warrior 2 devoured the competition for a fourth consecutive weekend at the Chinese box office.
The runaway action phenomenon, starring and directed by Wu Jing, added $35.7 million, lifting its local total to an astonishing $768.5 million after 25 days. The blockbuster also climbed higher in the all-time record books, nudging aside Avatar ($760.5 million) to become the second-biggest film ever in a single market. Only Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned more from one territory (($936.7 million, North America).
- Patrick Brzeski
Denzel Washington to Star in Broadway's 'Iceman Cometh' Revival
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The revival will be produced by Scott Rudin with George C. Wolfe taking on directing duties. The Iceman Cometh is a drama set in a down-market New York bar and follows the conversations of the go-nowhere patrons. It is notoriously known as one of the playwright's most demanding works -- of its actors and audiences -- as some stagings have run nearly five hours long.
Written in 1939, but first published in 1946, The Iceman Cometh debuted on Broadway that same year. The first run of »
- Abid Rahman