Michelle Yeoh, who attained fame as the Hong Kong film industry's top female action star in the 1990s, is to receive the Legion of Honor (Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur), a French civil honor.
Cathay Organization, the Singapore movies-to-real-estate group, has donated 90 of its classic, Malay-language movies to the Asian Film Archive.
American football is to get a bigger kick in Asia. The National Football League has signed a major TV deal with Hong Kong-based Yes TV.
Sales agent Fortissimo Films and Maximum Films, the Canadian producer-distributor headed by veteran producer Robert Lantos, have struck a two-year deal to represent each other's titles.
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is returning to something approaching the original meaning of "soap opera" with National Geographic as its unlikely partner.
Peter Tsi Ka-kei has quit as executive director of the Hong Kong Film Festival.
Hong Kong-based helmer Fruit Chan is to direct an English-language remake of Japanese horror pic "Joyuu-rei" (Don't Look Up).
Indian movie group Eros Intl., which recently announced that it has a $100 million credit line for acquisitions, has added pics to its line-up.
Citing rapid growth in Asian markets, post-production equipment supplier Digital Vision will open an office in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong-based helmer Fruit Chan is to direct an English-language remake of Japanese horror "Don't Look Up" (Joyuu-rei).