Royston Tan helmed musical comedy "881" has become the highest grossing local film of the year in its native Singapore.
Lensing has got underway in Hong Kong on Singaporean helmer Kelvin Tong's "Rule Number One," after a quick change of investors.
Raymund Miranda has been appointed NBC Universal's m.d., Asia, Global Networks. The appointment is effective from November and is based in Singapore.
Reflecting its alliance with Viacom, powerhouse Indian broadcast group TV18 has been rebranded Network18.
The social phenomenon that is "High School Musical 2" scored highly in its preem in Southeast Asia -- the first region outside North America to air the show.
Indian entertainment giant Eros Intl. is set to give its widest ever release to "Om Shanti Om," an ensemble romancer set in the movie industry.
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.