Bona Announces Film Slate for Remainder of 2012 and 2013

Bona Announces Film Slate for Remainder of 2012 and 2013

BEIJING, Dec. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bona Film Group Limited ("Bona" or
the "Company") (Nasdaq:BONA), a leading film distributor and vertically
integrated film company in China, today announced its slate of domestic
releases for the remainder of 2012 and its expected slate for 2013. Highlights
include year-end 2012 release The Last Tycoon as well as 2013 releases The
Grandmaster, The Grey-Hair Witch and Tracks in the Snowy Forest.

Holiday Season Highlighted by Two Potential Blockbuster Films:

The Last Tycoon, directed by Wong Jing and starring Chow Yun-Fat and Sammo
Hung, is an action film that tells the story of prominent organized crime
figures in Shanghai in the 1930s. This highly anticipated film has compelling
source material, a first-rate director and an all-star cast. It premiered as
the opening film at the Singapore International Film Festival on December 4,
2012 and is expected to premiere in China around December 22, 2012.

The Grandmaster, directed by Wong Kar Wai and starring Tony Leung and Ziyi
Zhang, is a biopic focusing on the life of Ip Man, a legendary martial artist
and master of Wing Chun, whose students included Bruce Lee and many others.
Originally slated for December 2012, The Grandmaster is now tentatively
scheduled for release in early January 2013 and is expected to be another top
box office performer this holiday season.

A Robust Pipeline for 2013:

Planned major 2013 releases currently in production or post production
include:

  *Courtroom drama Christmas Rose, produced by Jacob Cheung and Tsui Hark,
    directed by Charlie Young and starring Aaron Kwok
  *Action film MMA, directed by Dante Lam and starring Nick Cheung and Eddie
    Peng
  *Action comedy Princess and 7 Kung Fu Masters, directed by Wong Jing and
    starring Sammo Hung, Eric Tsang and Sandra Ng
  *Romantic comedy My Lucky Star, directed by Dennie Gordon and starring Ziyi
    Zhang and Leehom Wang
  *3D action thriller Inferno, directed by Oxide & Danny Pang and starring
    Sean Lau, Louis Koo and Angelica Lee
  *3D martial arts film, The Grey-Hair Witch, directed by Jacob Cheung and
    starring Xiaoming Huang and Bingbing Fan

Major films in pre-production, tentatively slated for release in 2013 include:

  *Epic drama Tracks in the Snowy Forest, a highly anticipated 3D remake of a
    well-known 1960s film directed by Tsui Hark and produced by Jianxin Huang
  *Action film City of Gambler (tentative title), directed by Wong Jing and
    produced by Andrew Lau
  *Police action film The Cartel War, directed by Benny Chan
  *Corporate action film Overheard 3, produced by Derek Yee, co-directed by
    Alan Mak and Felix Chong and starring Sean Lau, Louis Koo and Daniel Wu

"We have confidence that The Last Tycoon and The Grandmaster will garner
significant excitement and anticipation during the upcoming holiday season, as
each has unique blockbuster characteristics which should drive solid box
office performance," said Bona's Founder, Chairman and CEO, YU Dong. "Looking
ahead, we have a solid pipeline in 2013 with over 10 films, many of which we
believe have strong commercial appeal and box office potential. We believe our
2013 film slate will establish the foundation for continued growth across our
business in the coming year as we leverage our leading production and
distribution capabilities while continuing to develop our theater business."

About Bona Film Group Limited

Bona Film Group Limited (Nasdaq:BONA) is a leading film distributor in China,
with an integrated business model encompassing film distribution, film
production, film exhibition and talent representation. Bona distributes films
to Greater China, Korea, Southeast Asia, the United States and Europe, invests
and produces movies in a variety of genres, owns and operates fifteen movie
theaters and manages a range of talented and popular Chinese artists.

For more information about Bona, please visit http://www.bonafilm.cn.

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and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
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regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the
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to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or
circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by
law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these
forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such
expectations will turn out to be correct, and actual results may differ
materially from the anticipated results. You are urged to consider these
factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained
herein and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking
statements, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary
statements.

CONTACT: In China:
         Ms. Lingzi Gui
         Bona Film Group Limited
         Tel: +86-10-5928-3663-264
         Email: ir@bonafilm.cn
        
         In the U.S.:
         The Piacente Group, Inc.
         Investor Relations
         Brandi Floberg or Lee Roth
         Tel: (212) 481-2050
         Email: bona@tpg-ir.com

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