Simba and “The Lion King” stopped roaring on the billboard of China with the arrival of the film “Nezha” that has broken the premiere record in the country by raising $ 348 million. “The Lion King” barely managed to exceed $ 116 million in its
That number also puts it among the top ten highest earners ever at the Chinese box office with a decent shot of perhaps unseating Avengers: Endgame at number three.
The movie pursues the titular folk god who goes from being a rebel like a child to a devil-like badass in a battle against mythical serpents. It’s a free retelling of a sixteenth-century Chinese epic, Investiture of the Gods or Fengshen Yanyi (封神演义).
China’s animated endeavors have by and large been panned and failed to fill theaters like those from Hollywood, so Nezha’s blockbuster achievement is being viewed as a blockbuster moment for the Chinese film industry.
State media has even made things a step further and guaranteed that Nezha’s gathering indicates how there is another hunger in China for local movies that showcase the country’s traditional society culture, featuring how the film squashed “The Lion King” at the box office and in critic reviews.
“There’s more than just production craftsmanship behind this record-breaking Chinese animation,” Xinhua says. “There’s also a strong faith in traditional Chinese culture and a creative way of expression.”
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