Film Bureau releases official 2014 numbers
China box office revenue up 25% in H1
Hollywood dominates Greater China in H1 2014
3-D Monkey King is top grossing film overall
Where are We Going sequel set for 2015
Original cast returns in unofficial follow-up
2014 China box office crosses RMB10 billion
Local films take 56% market share
Midnight After clocks huge HK opening
Best non-holiday opening for local film this year
China box office up 29.3% in 2014 Q1
Domestic films take 65% share
Monkey King maintains reign at China B.O.
New release Frozen fourth-placed
Monkey King heads record-breaking New Year
86% year-on-year increase in China
Monkey King has record opening in China
Where Are We Going, Dad? close on admissions
China to stamp out "box office stealing"
New regulations have wide industry support
Justin Lin to direct Shaolin Temple remake
China feature in pre-production
Shanghai struts its A-list credentials
World's two biggest film industries face-off in China
Enlight adapts father-son reality show to film
By Kevin Ma
Sat, 14 December 2013, 12:30 PM (HKT)
Beijing Enlight Pictures Co Ltd 北京光線影業有限公司's CEO WANG Changtian 王長田 confirmed on his Weibo Microblog that the company is producing Where Are We Going, Dad? 爸爸去哪兒, a film adaptation of the Hunan Television reality show.
Based on the hit South Korean show, Dad features five celebrity fathers – Jimmy LIN 林志穎, WANG Yuelun 王岳倫, GUO Tao 郭濤, ZHANG Liang 張墚 and TIAN Liang 田亮 — on a cross-country journey with their kids. The show has been a ratings sensation in China, attracting approximately 75 million viewers each week.
The film has started production in Guangzhou with television show director XIE Dikui 謝滌葵 at the helm, but it has not been revealed whether the cast from the television show is in the film. Wang also confirmed on his Weibo microblog that the film is set for release on 31 Jan 2014, the first day of Lunar New Year.