It's too early to call it a recovery, but there are tentative signs of an uptick in biz in Asia.
News Corp.'s Star Greater China has announced a series of deals on the fringes of the Filmart festival in Hong Kong, aimed at underlining its ambitions in the still booming Asian region.
Sony Pictures Television has signed a deal with Anyplex, the television video-on-demand service for new film releases in Hong Kong.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The 34th Hong Kong Film Festival kicked off Sunday with the twin bows of Ivy Ho's comedy "Crossing Hennessy" and Clara Law's "Like a Dream" at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.
Google is expected to announce this week whether it will close its China website, google.cn, over Web censorship by the end of this month.
The galloping Chinese box office and 3D top the list of what the Asian biz will be buzzing about at Hong Kong's Filmart, which runs March 22 to 25.
A touching element at this year's Filmart and Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) in Hong Kong will be the presentation of a new award dedicated to the memory of Fortissimo Films co-founder…
Yang Qing, Arvin Chen and Eva Jin are causing a commotion at this year's Filmart.
The integration of the Hong Kong and mainland Chinese film markets is an ongoing process, with the cross-border pollination fertilizing the rebound of the Hong Kong biz.
The Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival will honor Amitabh Bachchan with a lifetime achievement award at the 4th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on Mar. 22.