China Unknown: Lights, camera, action!

China Unknown

You’re likely familiar with the movie magic that unfolds in Hollywood and Bollywood, but what about Hengdian World Studios?

Hengdian World Studios, located near the city of Dongyang in China’s Zhejiang Province, is the largest film studio in the world – with dozens of sound-stages and sets on an eight thousand acre lot.

Hundreds of films are shot at Hengdian every year, but it’s not only movie stars and production crews who flock to this extraordinary film mecca. Hengdian World Studios has become a major tourist attraction in China, bringing jobs and prosperity to a once sleepy rural village.

Let’s be honest, it’s pretty hard to pass on a chance to catch a glimpse of your favorite movie star while stepping into the world of blockbuster films.

Get ready to be “in the know” about China’s movie magic in this week’s China Unknown.