China box office: ‘Raging Fire’ maintains lead amid lack of new releases

Action film directed by the late Benny Chan grossed a further $21.6m for a cumulative total of $82.8m.Hong Kong-China action film Raging Fire stayed atop the China box office over its second weekend (August 6-8), grossing a further $21.6m for a cumulative total of $82.8m, according to figures from theatrical consultancy Artisan Gateway.The film is not facing much new competition as no major US studio films have been released since F9: The Fast Saga, which grossed $214m in May.

Chinese regulators have still not issued release dates for films that have been released in the US, such as Black Widow,

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