'Hello Mr Billionaire': 5 Things to Know About the Hit Chinese Comedy

'Hello Mr Billionaire': 5 Things to Know About the Hit Chinese Comedy
The homegrown comedy Hello Mr Billionaire opened to a stellar $131 million this past weekend, dominating the Chinese box office and sparking debate across social media in the country. 

Loosely based on the 1985 Richard Pryor comedy Brewster's Millions, the movie's debut boosts its hopes of becoming the breakout summer hit at the local box office. Hello Mr Billionaire tells the story of an underachieving soccer player's attempt to reasonably spend 1 billion yuan ($147 million) in a month as a condition of inheriting the 30 billion yuan ($4.4 billion) in assets from his late Taiwanese uncle. ...
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