Jackie Chan's historical epic "1911" will be the special opening film of the Tokyo Film Festival, with Chan set to attend.
Toei, one of Japan's leading distribs of local films, is re-entering the foreign pic acquisition arena for the first time in 30 years.
Supporters of Sosuke Takaoka, a thesp fired from his agency for tweeting against the influx of Korean dramas on Japanese networks, protested his ouster at Fuji TV's headquarters in Tokyo's Daiba…
The Tokyo Film Festival will open its 24th edition on Oct. 22 with Paul W.S. Anderson's 3D swashbuckler "The Three Musketeers," the fest said Thursday.
The exec widely thought to be the Sony heir apparent, Kaz Hirai, dodged questions about his future at the company during a roundtable of foreign media in Tokyo on Thursday before going on to talk…
Dentsu, Japan's biggest ad shop, and the five major networks are partnering to launch a new nationwide Internet TV service next spring.
Sony Computer Ent. has acquired U.S. game developer Sucker Punch Prods.
The Tokyo Film Festival has unveiled the outline of its 24th edition, skedded to unspool Oct. 22-30.
Japanese censors have given a thumbs up to an unaltered version of "The Hangover Part II" that Warner Japan is screening at one Tokyo theater with an R18 rating.
Japan can be a lucrative market for local producers, with 29 domestic pics earning ¥1 billion ($12.5 million) or more in 2010.
Sony recorded a $199 million loss for the April-June quarter as hacker attacks on its online services and the earthquake and tsunami disasters of March 11 added to costs.