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Opinion: Why China’s rise means Hong Kong stars like Jackie Chan will be the last of their kind

ong 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.
11 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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