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In 17 days of release, the box office exceeded 500 million, and Dapeng's "Keep You Safe" continued to rise at the box office with its good reputation. Since the first day of release, the ticket platform has predicted that the total box office of the film has tripled, solidly out of the long-term effect.
Dapeng has created the best comedy film to date; In the Spring Festival at the beginning of the year, "Manjiang Hong", directed by Zhang Yimou and performed by stars, jumped to the sixth place in the box office of Chinese film history with a score of more than 4.5 billion; "Great Night" will be released on March 31, and domestic films will usher in a rare thriller-themed comedy.
The comedy films of 2023 can be described as full of surprises, and the performances of comedians are also different, from familiar faces to new comedy appearances. In the current Chinese film comedians territory, how have they developed? Who will be the next "king of comedy"?
Grow the laughing fruit
Grow the laughing fruit
The happy twist team led by Shen Teng, Ma Li, Chang Yuan and Wei Xiang occupies "half of the country" in the current comedy film actor territory.
The box office of "Man Jiang Hong" soared, further raising the total box office of the comedy film starring Shen Teng. According to Maoyan Professional Edition data, Shen Teng has played the male lead in 19 comedy films, with a cumulative box office of more than 28.33 billion, far away from the second place Wang Baoqiang with a box office of more than 10 billion, and firmly won the domestic comedian box office champion.
From "Walking on the Moon Alone" to "Manjiang Hong", Shen Teng proved that he can both amuse the audience and be an all-round actor, "Manjiang Hong" screenwriter Chen Yu commented, "He can experience and control the character image and psychological power of various characters and various situations with his methods." ”
On the one-way street of comedy, Shen Teng is also seeking to broaden the road. He will play the role of villain for the first time in the next starring movie "Super Family", and the special effects makeup style has changed his original appearance, and the contrasting cute character settings also bring more room for his comedy performance.
Ma Li, the other main master of Happy Twist, continues to maintain high production. Taking this year as an example, the "Keep You Safe" that she participated in is being screened, "Life is Unfamiliar" will be released on May 1, and "Please Don't Trust Her" is set for 5.20. Up to now, the cumulative box office of comedy films starring Ma Li has reached 14.338 billion, far ahead of other domestic actresses.
The "Queen of Comedy" is not willing to accept this, and is also exploring new possibilities. Happy Twist's new film "Heavenly Happiness" recently started, Ma Li is both a producer and starring, she and Zhao Shuzhen will play a pair of Northeast Nanny and Beijing widows and widows, from wronged families to relatives like a mother and daughter. This film combines comedy with the theme of female mutual aid, domestic violence, elderly living alone and other social topics, and the story content is novel and exciting.
After "Hello, Li Huanying" became the box office champion of domestic comedy, many people are waiting for whether Jia Ling can create another miracle. According to the film party, Jia Ling's new film "Hot and Hot" written and directed by herself has now entered the final stage of shooting, and Jia Ling will also match Zhang Xiaofei.
In the framework of comedy, Jia Ling vented her affectionate thoughts of her mother through "Hello, Li Huanying", which touched people's hearts. "Hot and Hot" is comedy + sports inspirational, incorporating sports elements, such a formula is not uncommon, and I look forward to Jia Ling continuing to maintain the advantages of fresh and sincere personal expression.
From "Pancake Man", "Sewing Machine Band" to "Keep You Safe", the cast in Dapeng Comedy is getting bigger and bigger, and it is constantly cooperating to expand the comedians of different "factions".
Dapeng's first directorial film "Pancake Man" gathers Zeng Zhiwei and Wu Junru from the Hong Kong comedy industry, Yue Yunpeng and Yi Yunhe in the crosstalk industry, Xiao Shenyang, Qiao Shan, Song Xiaobao, Pan Binlong and so on in the Northeast comedy industry, bringing together comedians from the Tiannanhai and the North.
"Keep You Safe" has newly found Ma Li, which is the first time Dapeng and Ma Li have cooperated in a movie. Ten years ago, Ma Li played Dapeng's wife in Dapeng's online skit, and Ma Li bluntly said that "waiting for Dapeng to invite a play, waiting for ten years". "Keep You Safe" The two are in the same frame as they wish, Ma Li and Dapeng give two characters, one domineering, the other persistent, colliding with fierce sparks.
Dapeng's next movie "Warm" has teamed up with Huang Bo for the first time, and the combination of director and acting, with the theme of street dance, or will play another high-level comedy "king bomb card".
Jia Bing, Pan Binlong, Qiao Shan and other Northeast comedians did not miss the Northeast comedy "Bao You Pingna". Especially Jia Bing, with the role of "Xu Jiang" in "Crazy", played the boss in "Keep You Safe", and staged a special "kiss scene" with Dapeng, contributing to a lot of hilarious scenes.
As a national first-class actor, Jia Bing's performance strength is obvious to all, and he can be seen in films such as "The Eleventh Time", "Mother", "Brother, Hello" and other films. However, Jia Bing often appears in comedies as a supporting role or guest star, and with the popularity of "Xu Jiang", Jia Bing may have more opportunities to star on the screen in the future. Next, his collaboration with Liu Yan "Be'er Like You" is about to be released, showing his multi-faceted acting skills in a comedy love story.
Upgrade the track
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Starting from the popular spoof short dramas "Never Expected" and "Report Boss", establishing the Wanhe Tianyi team, and later disbanding, Yi Xiaoxing, Baike, Liu Xunzimo and other former partners have now gone to different movie tracks.
Yi Xiaoxing continues to cultivate in the comedy genre, and "The King of Bath" won 400 million box office at the end of 2020 and successfully became a small broad. This year, he brought two comedies in a row - the thriller comedy "Great Night" produced by the producer and the road comedy "Life is Unfamiliar" by the director, striving to create a brand comedy belonging to Yi Xiaoxing.
Liu Xunzimo wrote and directed his first feature film "Rise to Fame", a script-killing suspense comedy with both wonderful and twisty dramatic tension and deeply expressed humanistic feelings, which won the Best Screenplay of the Popular Film Hundred Flowers Award and was nominated for the Best Directorial Debut of the Chinese Film Golden Rooster Award.
On the contrary, Baike is gradually departing from the image label of "Wang Sledgehammer", not only acting in comedies of different themes, but also transforming into the route of regular drama actors. He played an investigative journalist with journalistic ideals in "More Than End", "Mabao" husband in "There Is Her in the World", an unforgivable villain in "The Door Lock", followed by literary and artistic films such as "It's Not Worth the Trip" and "Looking for Her".
Deyun Society, the "bearer" of the crosstalk industry, still has not given up the stage of comedy movies. Many years ago, Guo Degang directed the comedy "Nineteenth Generation of Ancestors" with many bad reviews, he still insists on creating comedy films, the latest screenwriter "Pink Ink Rivers and Lakes" has been successfully approved, will tell the comedy story of the Liyuan Opera class defending the dignity of Peking Opera, and the "top streams" of Deyun Society are bound to participate in it.
Guo Degang's partner Yu Qian, after starring in the movie "Teacher Good" received praise, his starring comedy film resume has become more and more rich, will play "Old Rivers and Lakes" with Liang Jiahui, and Yang Mi in "No Hot Pot Can't Solve Things". Yu Qian is not only a master, but also a "versatile" actor, looking forward to more wonderful performances on the screen.
Yue Yunpeng's performance in "Manjiang Red" has received many recognitions, and he has matched his distinctive personal characteristics with his roles, becoming the "laughing point responsibility" of the whole film, and also fulfilling his dream of cooperating with Zhang Yimou. A "Man Jiang Hong" made the cumulative box office of the comedy movie starring him exceed 7 billion, ranking seventh among domestic male actors compared with the same year.
Meet the new star
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"Annual Comedy Competition" has brought many unknown comedians into the spotlight, and has also sent a group of potential laughing stars to the film and television industry.
In the first season of the show, Bad Monkey Pictures brought an invitation from director Ning Hao, and Ningmeng Pictures directly announced the signing of Wang Hao and Shi Ce to join in "Twenty Not Confused 2". In the second season of the show, Ning Hao fulfilled his promise to give the "Xiaowan Wind Music" group the opportunity to perform. Huang Bo said that he wanted to adapt the work of the "so-and-so" group "Goodbye Lao Zhang" into a movie. Chen Zhengdao said that in the future, he will give the contestant "Liu Boer" Xinzai a role.
The outstanding contestants of the comedy competition also handed over their first film transcripts this year.
The champion of the first season was the "Dream Chasing Runner" duo Jiang Long and Zhang Chi. Jiang Long and the same season contestants Jiang Yi, Jiang Shimeng, Meng Han reunited "Great Night", he debuted at the age of 9, Beijing Film Academy professional acting background, participation in the festival has been tepid, the experience of participating in "Chasing Dreams Showbiz" has become a "black history" that has been repeatedly ridiculed. Jiang Long laughed at himself as a "waist actor", and after becoming popular through the show, "Great Night" made him rise from "waist" to "head" starring, and finally raised his eyebrows.
After the show, Zhang Chi and Shi Ce quickly cooperated with Ning Hao to star in one of the short films in "Big World Gacha Machine" produced by Ning Hao. Zhang Chi was recommended by the show's guest Yu Hewei and got the opportunity to star in "Manjiang Red". The first big-screen movie was directed by Zhang Yimou, although there were few shots, Yu Hewei commented that "he is very good at finding seams, and he can shine in a little scene." It is the brilliance of this moment that may shine later. ”
Two years after the program was broadcast, Wang Hao and Shi Ce, who were named "BG Light", have not lost their popularity, and their works have always ranked first in the number of pure views on the station, one work after another, step by step interpreting the whole process of a couple of lovers from acquaintance to marriage.
The movie "Transparent Heroes" scheduled for June 30 promoted the two to reunite, and the fantasy setting of "untouchable lovers" allowed "Hao Shi into a pair" to continue the frontier. Away from the stage and making their screen debut, their challenges are greater and opportunities are greater.
Li Xueqin, who stood out from "Talk Show Conference", not only "can speak", but also "can act". "Keep You Safe" is Li Xueqin's first film, in which her interpretation of clip sound and horror room NPC poked the audience's laughter, and Dapeng also praised her for her performance dedication and talent. Li Xueqin is not limited to the comedy genre, starring in the new film "Getaway", trying emotional literary style, and the road of performance starts, going a little wider.
In addition, young actors have tried the comedy genre, cooperating with professional comedians, Fan Chengcheng starred in "Great Night" and "Life Road is Unfamiliar", Wang Yibo and Huang Bo partnered "Warm", and Wang Junkai and Ge You performed "Hedgehog".
The new forces of performance continue to flow, providing momentum for the development of Chinese comedy films, and the future is promising.