Tencent Pictures

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Tencent Pictures
Native name
腾讯影业
IndustryFilm
Founded2015 (2015)
Headquarters
Key people
Chen Yingjie[1]
ParentTencent Interactive Entertainment (Tencent)[1]
SubsidiariesTencent Penguin Pictures

Tencent Pictures (Chinese: 腾讯影业; pinyin: téng xùn yǐng yè) is a Chinese film distributor and production company owned by Tencent. It has created films based on books, comic books, animated series and video games.[1][2] In 2015, Tencent set up Tencent Penguin Pictures (Shanghai), a new movie production unit, focusing on online drama and minority investments in feature films.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film title Director U.S. Distributor Gross (worldwide) Gross (China) Notes
2015 Roco Kingdom 4 Hugues Martel and Dongbiao Cao N/A [4]
2016 Warcraft Duncan Jones Universal Pictures $433 million[5] $213 million [2]
Blood of Youth Shu-peng Yang N/A [6]
2017 Kong: Skull Island Jordan Vogt-Roberts Warner Bros. Pictures $566 million[7] $168 million [8]
Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins $821 million[9] $90 million [8]
2018 Venom Ruben Fleischer Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Columbia Pictures) $855 million[10] $272 million [11]
Bumblebee Travis Knight Paramount Pictures $467 million[12] $170 million [13]
2019 Men in Black: International F. Gary Gray Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Columbia Pictures) $253 million[14] $44 million [15]
Terminator: Dark Fate Tim Miller Paramount Pictures/20th Century Fox $258 million[16] $50 million [17]
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Marielle Heller Sony Pictures Entertainment (through TriStar Pictures) TBA [18]
2020 Top Gun: Maverick Joseph Kosinski Paramount Pictures TBA[19] [13]
Monster Hunter Paul W. S. Anderson Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Screen Gems) TBA [18]
Wish Dragon Chris Appelhans Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Sony Pictures Animation) TBA [18]

Undated films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kevin Ma (September 22, 2015). "Tencent forms film unit". Film Business Asia. Retrieved October 11, 2015.[dead link]
  2. ^ a b c Ali Jaafar (September 17, 2015). "China's Tencent Partners With Legendary And Wanda On 'Warcraft'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "China's Tencent Hatches Penguin Pictures". Variety. September 11, 2015. Archived from the original on April 5, 2019. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" 洛克王国4:出发!巨人谷(2015). cbooo.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on February 7, 2016. Retrieved October 12, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Warcraft at Box Office Mojo
  6. ^ "Archived copy" 少年(2016). cbooo.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on October 11, 2016. Retrieved September 23, 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Kong: Skull Island at Box Office Mojo
  8. ^ a b Wang, Yue. "China's Tencent Has Quietly Built An Entertainment Empire That Western Tech Giants Can Only Envy". Forbes. Archived from the original on 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  9. ^ Wonder Woman at Box Office Mojo
  10. ^ Venom at Box Office Mojo
  11. ^ "'Venom' Locks Down China Release Date (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  12. ^ Bumblebee at Box Office Mojo
  13. ^ a b White, Peter (5 December 2018). "China's Tencent Pictures Inks Paramount Deal; Invests In 'Transformers' Spin-Off 'Bumblebee' & 'Top Gun' Sequel". Archived from the original on 6 December 2018. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  14. ^ Men in Black International at Box Office Mojo
  15. ^ "'Men in Black: International' Heads to China on June 14". Variety. 7 May 2019. Archived from the original on 25 July 2019. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  16. ^ Terminator: Dark Fate at Box Office Mojo
  17. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (23 April 2018). "Tencent To Co-Fi Skydance's 'Terminator' Reboot, Takes Chinese Distribution". Archived from the original on 16 December 2018. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  18. ^ a b c "Tencent Pictures' Lineup Is a Mix of Hollywood Content and Chinese Propaganda". Variety. Archived from the original on June 18, 2019. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  19. ^ Top Gun at Box Office Mojo
  20. ^ a b c d e Frater, Patrick (September 18, 2016). "David Goyer Strikes Deal With China's Tencent Pictures". Variety. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  21. ^ "Aliens on the big screen[2]- Chinadaily.com.cn". www.chinadaily.com.cn. Archived from the original on 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  22. ^ Perez, Bien (September 19, 2016). "China's Tencent Pictures teams up with Turner Asia-Pacific to develop Tuzki animated movie". South China Morning Post. Archived from the original on September 27, 2016. Retrieved September 24, 2016.

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