Wanda’s $150 million ‘Great Wall’ to test China’s film boom

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The film’s debut in China this week will be "a test of blockbuster demand in a cinema market that’s slipped from boom to bust," Bloomberg reports. "Prospects that the movie will draw audiences across continents have also raised expectations that it will be the new model for China-Hollywood collaboration."

Credit: BEIJING, CHINA - JULY 02: (CHINA OUT) (L - R) Actors Andy Lau, Matt Damon, director Zhang Yimou, Jing Tian and Pedro Pascal attend "The Great Wall" press conference at Park Hyatt Hotel on July 2, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)