The Global Times, a Communist Party newspaper, praised the actor and wrestler's quick apology after he angered Chinese fans by referring to Taiwan as a country.
Netflix has just cast the 2000s teen icon in an upcoming Christmas movie, in what could mark the end of the 34-year-old's Hollywood hiatus.
The controversy came while Cena made an appearance to promote the upcoming film F9. While being interviewed on the Taiwanese broadcaster TVBS, he said, "Taiwan is the first country that can watch" the film. It sparked backlash in China, which considers Taiwan to be a breakaway province.
The professional wrestler called Taiwan a country while promoting his appearance in the new "Fast & Furious" movie during an interview in Mandarin earlier this month.
"Around the world, the wild is declining. We have degraded three-quarters of the wild places and pushed more than one million species to the brink of extinction," the actor said in a statement.
The 45-year-old actor was charged with three counts of rape by force or fear, to which he pleaded not guilty in January.
A look at the biggest box office smashes that soared despite being rated R.
Chris D'Elia's scenes had to be digitally edited into existing footage for the upcoming Zack Snyder film "Army of the Dead."
Tributes for the acting giant have been pouring in, as Norman Lloyd's glittering career working with luminaries such as Orson Welles and Charlie Chaplin is remembered.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is facing a backlash over its record of diversity and representation.
Gratuitous violence, sexual scenes and on-screen drug use: tick. Despite box office limitations, however, some NC-17 movies have performed well.
Nicole Kidman has been photographed as Lucille Ball in the upcoming biopic "Being the Ricardos", but fans are asking if she is the right choice to play the legendary comic.
Married for 66 years, the couple's love story was highly celebrated and immortalized in their enduring love letters.
While COVID-19 hobbled film industries in every country, China has recovered well considering the circumstances, and looks to be in a good position to continue its movie-grossing dominance.
Fern or Fran? Fern is the name of McDormand's character in "Nomadland" so it is unclear if Zhao intended to introduce her as her character or if it was a slip of the tongue.
18 years after the film's release, Jack Black fans share what he means to them after a clip about body positivity goes viral.
The specter of a Hollywood boycott is once again looming in the state. Will Smith's upcoming film "Emancipation" was the first to pull its production this week.
"Knives Out" director Rian Johnson summed up his feelings in a tweet that read: "Well this sucks."
The Peter Jackson series' three films were scheduled to return to Chinese theaters this month.
"We cannot in good conscience provide economic support to a government that enacts regressive voting laws that are designed to restrict voter access," Smith said in a joint statement with director Antoine Fuqua.
The prolific producer has been accused of overseeing an abusive workplace in a devastating exposé published this week.
The LAPD has declared an unlawful assembly and order to disperse as hundreds of protesters gathered in the city.
Hollywood is mourning the late Yaphet Kotto, known for his roles in "Alien" and "Live and Let Die."
Glenn Close has been nominated for an Oscar and a Razzie for "Hillbilly Elegy," joining a very select few who have received nods from both ceremonies for the same role.
Film fans and critics say Delroy Lindo was 'robbed' of an Oscar nomination for his performance in Spike Lee's "Da 5 Bloods."
The actor is weighing up running for the job in his home state, where Republican Greg Abbott is up for re-election next year.