Hong Kong's Stephen Chow will helm, produce and star in sci-fi laffer "Yangtze River 7," which will start shooting this month in the Chinese city of Ningbo for release in mid-2007.
Taiwanese pop superstar Jay Chou will star in Chinese basketball pic "Slam Dunk," a co-production of Taiwan's Chang-Hong Channel Film & Video Co. and China's Shanghai Film Group.
Chinese regulators will run trials of mobile TV broadcasts in mid-2007, in time to cover the Beijing Olympic Games the following year. The State Administration for Radio, Film and Television said…
Top Chinese helmer Feng Xiaogang has lent his voice to Boog the grizzly bear for the Chinese version of Columbia's "Open Season," which is due for a day-and-date Chinese opening with the U.S. on…
Intl. Labor Organization is teaming up with China's Sichuan TV to produce a sudser with a difference -- one that pushes all the usual soap opera buttons but also encourages migrant workers to start…
The joke is over for online spoofers, says China's ever vigilant Internet nanny, as the Great Firewall of China descends to block Internet broadcasts of online films that mock "officially approved…
A plethora of projects are lining up around the 70th anniversary of the 1937 Rape of Nanjing, in which thousands of Chinese civilians died at the hands of Japanese invaders.
China's top media regulator has exiled popular foreign kid toons -- ranging from "The Simpsons" to "Pokemon" -- from primetime as part of an ongoing clampdown on foreign media. Beginning Sept. 1…
Producers of "The Promise," China's most expensive movie, were fined $11,250 for making a mess at a scenic lake in Yunnan province.
Newbie helmer Gao Qunshu's "Tokyo Trial," described as Asia's answer to "Judgment at Nuremberg," will hit movie theaters across China early next month -- three months late.