Ang Lee’s ‘Gemini Man’ Locks in China Release in October

Ang Lee’s “Gemini Man” is to get a theatrical release in China in mid-October, producer Fosun Pictures has confirmed.The film will release Oct.


That is a week after its outing in North America, and about two weeks after its commercial debuts in France and Germany.Nevertheless, the date is a prime spot, as it will be first full weekend after China’s National Day holiday week – an annual festive period that starts Oct.

1 and is this year stuffed with patriotic films celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic.

The weekend following the holiday is shortened, as Saturday, Oct.

12, is considered a working day.The film stars Will Smith as a government assassin who is being hunted by his younger clone.

Smith and two-time Oscar-winner Lee are expected to visit China as part of its promotional tour, but details have not yet been confirmed.Paramount Pictures

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