Each year, China only authorizes the theatrical release of a few dozen foreign feature films.
Hoping to get an authorization in the huge Chinese market, Hollywood studios sometimes decide to cut certain scenes considered too violent, too daring, disturbing, or judged politically sensitive by those in power.
Marvel Studios, owned by American giant Disney, announced on Tuesday the launch in China on February 7, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. It will be followed 10 days later by his latest production Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaMarvel said on the Weibo social network.
Cinemas, like other entertainment venues, were among the first to have to close in China during the covid-19 epidemic.
The rooms could be reopened but with a drastic limitation of the number of spectators to avoid contamination. A situation that did not encourage the Chinese to frequent them.
The lifting of most health restrictions in China last month marks a gradual return to normality in the country.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania It will be released in Chinese theaters on the same day as in the United States.