Helmer Hirokazu Kore'eda has announced his next pic, "Kiseki" (Miracle), a drama starring the tween comedy duo Maeda Maeda.
The Tokyo Filmex fest has unveiled the lineup for its 11th edition, which will unspool Nov. 21-28 in Tokyo.
Helmer Takashi Miike, whose samurai swashbuckler "13 Assassins" played in competition at Venice, will make a yet untitled pic based on "Harakiri" (Seppuku), a 1962 Masaki Kobayashi period drama…
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Sophia Loren will receive Japan's Praemium Imperiale for theater and film in a ceremony on Oct. 13 attended by Prince Hitachi, honorary patron of Japan's Art Assn., which hands out the annual awards.
Capcom and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan will co-produce 3D toon "Resident Evil: Damnation," a sequel to 2008 CG toon "Resident Evil: Degeneration," the partners announced on Tuesday.
A consortium led by NTT DoCoMo, one of Japan's major mobile communications companies, has received a government nod to begin offering a broadcasting service targeting cellphone and other mobile…
The Tokyo Intl. Film Festival will screen footage from the 3D sci-fi epic "Tron: Legacy" in advance of its worldwide Dec. 17 bow. The nearly 30 minutes of footage will unspool on Oct. 23.
Takeshi Kitano will make a sequel to his 2010 Cannes competition entry "Outrage," his Office Kitano agency has announced.
Toon house Group Tac filed for bankruptcy in Tokyo District Court with debts of $7.7 million.
Multiplex chain Kadokawa Cineplex has launched a project to beam theatrical events live to its cinemas.