Steve Askew, COO of News Corp.'s Hong Kong-based Asian TV group, is to announce his resignation Monday. STAR is expected to announce Laureen Ong as his replacement.
Tartan Films has bought U.S. rights to the provocatively titled "The Slit-Mouthed Woman."
Carl Chang has ankled as chief executive of Hong Kong mini-conglom See Corp. A company statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Thursday said Chang resigned Wednesday "due to personal reasons."
Taiwanese producer Peggy Chiao has struck a 10-film production deal with China's Meridian Pictures.
The Hong Kong movie biz has long been looking for a big answer to its problem of declining auds at home and abroad. And when it came, the answer was appropriately Big.
A seminar on talent management at the Hong Kong FilMart pondered whether Asian and international star systems are colliding. "Asian stars are trying to get into the U.S. market," Teddy Jung…
Katherine Lee has been appointed VP of distribution at ARM Distribution.
Gallic distrib ARP Selection on Tuesday acquired all French rights to Hong Kong Film Festival opener "Eye in the Sky."
Universe Films Distribution has added two pics to its already bulging FilMart slate.
Video distrib and edutainment specialist InnoForm Media is doing its bit to shift movie production volume in Singapore out of single digits.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%