China box office: ‘Interstellar’ rerelease has strong opening

Universal’s Dolittle was the top-grossing film over the three-day weekend, followed by local production The Enigma Of Arrival.The rerelease of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar had a strong opening on Sunday, August 2 in China, grossing $2.8m in a single day, according to figures from Artisan Gateway, boding well for the release of Nolan’s Tenet if it goes ahead in the territory in late August.Nolan has a huge fan base in China where audiences have long embraced his high-concept, twisty style of story-telling.

Interstellar grossed $112m (RMB779.5m) when it was first released in China in November 2014.

The rerelease,

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