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Revenue at animation houses climbed by nearly 10 percent, but a lack of capacity is likely to hamper further growth, with most studios now fully booked for years. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Jackie Chan’s STXfilms-produced thriller ‘The Foreigner,’ meanwhile, pushed past the $80 million mark. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

The total would represent growth of 20 percent for the year, a major comeback over 2016, when growth slowed to 3.7 percent. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

The body-swapping sports comedy surpassed a Jackie Chan movie for the local title while overtaking ‘Meet The Fockers’ ($279 million) for the single-territory title worldwide. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

A disappointing North American debut has placed added pressure on the major Asian territories where the film has yet to open, led by the massive China market. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

STX Entertainment’s Jackie Chan thriller ‘The Foreigner’ came in third place in its second weekend, with its total climbing to $67 million. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

PricewaterhouseCoopers has discovered that ticket sales in China were underreported by as much as 9 percent last year. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Local comedy ‘Never Say Die’ outperformed Chan’s STX-backed action thriller, which earned $21.9 million on Saturday and Sunday. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Kevin Macdonald’s ‘Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo Qiang’ is set for a nationwide limited release — a rarity for a prestige documentary in the country. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Tom Holland is China’s favorite Peter Parker, as the Sony-Marvel reboot topped its predecessors while also notching the Middle Kingdom’s third-biggest superhero opening ever. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office