For a Bigger Chinese Box Office, Hollywood Hires Chinese Actors

Fan Bingbing in Iron Man 3 Photograph courtesy of Marvel

Do you want to be cast in the next Transformers movie? All you have to do is win a reality show—in China. Paramount Pictures, in an effort to sell more tickets in China, will be casting more Chinese actors. They’re doing it through the plainly titled Transformers 4 Chinese Actor Talent Search Reality Show. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show will air in June. Four winners, two with acting experience and two without, will score roles in director Michael Bay’s movie.

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