Source: CCTV.com

10-13-2008 09:31

Only thirteen days in cinemas and the horror flick "Painted Skin"'s has surpassed 170 million yuan at the box office. That's about 24 million US Dollars. The director and leading cast members celebrated the milestone in Beijing. Director Gordon Chan, actors Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, Chen Kun, Sun Li and Zhou Xun attended.

The director and leading cast members celebrated the milestone in Beijing. Director Gordon Chan, actors Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, Chen Kun, Sun Li and Zhou Xun attended.
The director and leading cast members celebrated the milestone 
in Beijing. Director Gordon Chan, actors Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, 
Chen Kun, Sun Li and Zhou Xun attended.

The box office for the "Painted Skin" broke 100 million yuan, or 14 million US Dollars six days after its premiere. That sets a new milestone in Chinese film.

The first day's box office of the movie was 15 million yuan, or 2 million US Dollars. That surpassed the epic films the "Assembly" and the "Warlords". Producers say there is no suspense about the inevitable result, the film's box office will surpass 200 million yuan, or about 30 million US Dollars.