“The Wandering Earth” China’s first sci-fi film on Netflix.
China’s first science fiction blockbuster set in space, “The Wandering Earth,” on Netflix. The Wandering Earth film (Chinese: 流浪地球) which recently became the second highest grossing film of all time in China. The Wandering Earth film is based on the novella of the same title by award-winning sci-fi writer Liu Cixin, the film is directed by Frant Gwo and stars Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie, Ng Man-tat and Zhao Jinmai, with a special appearance by Wolf Warrior 2 star Wu Jing. Wu Jing appeared in Gong Shou Dao ( Chinese: 功守道 ), Chinese kung fu short film directed by Wen Zhang and produced by Jet Li, Li Lianjie ( Chinese: 李连杰 ). The film stars Jack Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云 , 馬雲, Jet Li, Donnie Yen ( 甄子丹 ), Tony Jaa, Jacky Heung, Asashōū Akinori, Zou Shiming, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo, production company Alibaba Group.
Netflix will stream it in more than 190 countries and translate it into 28 languages. The movie follows mankind’s efforts to move Earth out of its solar system because the sun has expanded to the point where it will destroy the planet. The film The Wandering Earth (Chinese: 流浪地球) is produced by China Film Group ( 中国电影集团公司 ) and Beijing Culture, which also produced Wolf Warrior 2 and last year’s summer hit Dying To Survive.
Why has this film been such an instant hit? How does it compare with Hollywood sci-fi films? And how does it reflect China’s culture and its vision for the future of mankind?
The POINT CGTN – Discussion about The Wandering Earth film with Prof. Joanne Cheng, a Film Critic and Film Maker; Prof. Yang Yuguang of the China Aerospace Science & Industry Group; Chen Qiufan, founder and CEO of Thema Mundi Production
Wetten, dass ..? | Thomas Gottschalk| ZDF | Superhuman Magnetic Man
In Birthday of Thomas Gottschalk in May 2020 we will see “Wetten, dass …?” television show on ZDF ( Das Zweite Deutsche Fernsehen ), Germany. In 1996 I offered my live performance Superhuman Magnetic Man for Wetten, dass ..? on ZDF which was moderated by the entertainer Thomas Gottschalk. My offer was rejected. Maybe in May 2020 ZDF editorial staff and the entertainer Thomas Gottschalk will invite Superhuman Magnetic Man to Wetten, dass ..?
Wetten, dass..? was a German-language entertainment television show. It was the most successful Saturday television show in Europe. Its format was the basis for the British show You Bet! and the American show Wanna Bet?
The shows were broadcast live six to eight times a year from different cities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. There were also seven open-air summer shows, broadcast from Amphitheatre Xanten, Plaça de Toros de Palma de Mallorca, Disneyland Paris, Waldbühne Berlin, and Aspendos Roman Theatre.
“ Superhuman ” Television Show is based on Germany’s “ The Brain ” original title “ Das Superhirn ” from Endemol Shine Group; that show is currently in its sixth season and has spawned editions in China, Italy, Brazil, Spain and France. The U.S. version will mark the seventh pickup of the show internationally, and there are also kids’ versions of the format around the globe. Endemol Shine North America produced “ Superhuman ” for Fox. Exec producers are Rob Smith, Georgie Hurford-Jones and David Friedman. Did they see me and my Live Performance Superhuman Magnetic Man in Gasteig a cultural center in Munich in 1994 and 1995 or in Manhattan, New York ?
Endemol Shine Group’s companies in North America are behind such hit series as Big Brother ( CBS ), The Biggest Loser ( NBC ), Hell on Wheels ( AMC ), Ink Master ( Spike ), Kingdom ( AT&T Audience Network ), MasterChef ( FOX ), MasterChef Junior ( FOX ), Restaurant Startup ( CNBC ), Swamp People ( History ), The Real Housewives of Atlanta ( Bravo ), Steve Harvey ( NBCU ), T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle ( VH1 ), Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge ( CMT ), Billion Dollar Buyer ( CNBC ) and upcoming Hunted (CBS), The Almost Impossible Game Show ( MTV ), and I’m Dying Up Here ( Showtime ).