"Painted Skin 2" sets seven new records for Chinese films. [Photo: xinhua]
A cocktail-party celebrating the box office success of "Painted Skin: The Resurrection" was held yesterday in Beijing. According to a report on Xinhuanet.com, the movie had set seven new records for Chinese films.
Producer Pang Hong announced at the occasion that the movie had generated 300 million yuan (US$47.1 million) after four days of screening.
It set seven news records for domestic films including: the highest box office revenue at midnight (6 million yuan/US$942,000); the highest box office revenue at first day of screening (70 million yuan/ US$1.099 million), the highest box office revenue for a single day (90 million yuan/ US$1.413 million), the fastest time to break a cumulative (cume) of 200 million yuan (US$31.4 million) in 2 days; the fastest time to break a cume of 300 million yuan (US$47.1 million); and the highest box office revenue for a first week of screening and a single week of screening.
Wang Zhonglei, the CEO of Huayi Bros., expressed his gratitude towards the production team and the movie's cast.
Leading actors Vicky Zhao, Chen Kun and Fei Xiang were also present at the event to enjoy the news.
By Chen Nan