Marvel superheroes return to Chinese cinemas after nearly four years

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SHANGHAI: Marvel's superheroes began their return to China's massive movie market after an apparent ban of nearly four years on Tuesday, with fans streaming into cinemas to watch Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The Disney-owned studio's hugely popular franchises have been absent from Chinese screens since

SHANGHAI: Marvel's superheroes began their return to China's massive movie market after an apparent ban of nearly four years on Tuesday, with fans streaming into cinemas to watch Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

means hundreds of millions of dollars in potential earnings for Disney - the first Black Panther film alone took in US$105 million at Chinese cinemas. "I've had to use streaming sites to watch the last couple of movies ... But I hope this means I'll watch Marvel movies more often in theatres now." China's communist rulers have also recently eased a tech crackdown, including on the lucrative gaming sector.

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