Opinion: Why China’s rise means Hong Kong stars like Jackie Chan will be the last of their kind
Hong Kong’s new generation of actors won’t achieve the global fame of past performers because of the city’s focus on creating films for mainland China, which calls for formulaic stories, tailored to local tastes, that don’t appeal to international audiences, writes Michael T. George.
China in 2 minutes a day
More from SupChina
Our Podcast Sinica
Joanna Chiu of Agence France Presse and Lucy Hornby of the Financial Times discuss gender representation in China expertise; also, the public list of female China specialists they created to get more women quoted in the media and speaking on discussion panels.
Apr 27, 2017