11:57 PM PST 11/20/2018
The summer success of Screen Gems, & Searching & # 39 ;, starring John Cho, also closed a release date in December in Middle Kingdom.
The animated superhero movie from Sony. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has closed a launch date for the holiday season in China, the second largest box office territory in the world.
The film will be released in the Middle Kingdom just before Christmas on December 21, a week after its debut in North America on December 14.
Christmas is not a national holiday in China, of course. Instead, the holiday season has become a kind of date in the country, with young Chinese couples celebrating when going out to dinner, exchanging gifts or watching a movie.
the Spiderman The franchise has had a good year in China, with the iconic character that has a central role in Marvel and Disney's. Avengers: the war of infinity, which is the United States title with the highest income in the Middle Kingdom in 2018 with $ 360 million; and the excision feature of the Sony franchise Poison earning $ 215 million there so far.
In the Spider-Verse has generated enthusiasm among fans with an animation style that evokes the feel of classic comic panels more than any superhero title to date.
The film features the Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales, and the unlimited possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where anyone can wear the mask. It stars Shameik Moore as Miles Morales and also features Jake Johnson as Miles's mentor, Peter Parker / Spider-Man; Hailee Steinfeld as the classic Spider-Man character Gwen Stacy / Spider-Gwen; Mahershala Ali as Uncle Aaron of Miles; Brian Tyree Henry as Miles's father, Jefferson; Luna Lauren Velez as the mother of Miles, Rio; and Lily Tomlin as the beloved Aunt May of Peter Parker.
Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman from a screenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman and the story of Phil Lord, the film is produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego movie, 21 Jump Street), Avi Arad, Amy Pascal and Christina Steinberg.
Sony and the summer success of Screen Gems searching He also secured a late opening date in China on December 14.
The thriller, written and directed by Asian-American filmmaker Aneesh Chaganty in his directorial debut, tells the story of a 16-year-old girl who disappears and the effort of her father (the Korean-American actor John Cho) to find her. Michelle La, Debra Messing, Sarah Sohn, Joseph Lee and Ric Sarabia star alongside Cho.
The movie made a big deal in South Korea during the summer, earning $ 22.6 million of its $ 70.4 million gross worldwide to date there.