Inferno Entertainment, the U.S. sales, finance and production outfit, has picked up international sales on "King of Fighters," a videogame adaptation being helmed by Hong Kong's Gordon Chan. Pic was…
Top Japanese production company Sedic Intl. has created an exclusive production partnership with Celluloid Dreams, starting with films from Junji Sakamoto and Naoto Takenaka.
"Challenging Heaven," a birth-of-a-nation picture focused on the rise of former Chinese premier Mao Zedong, will likely shoot this winter in Vietnam.
French sales company UMedia has picked up international representation of Danny Glover-starring drama "The Harimaya Bridge."
Tom Yoda, prexy of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, has promised that this year's festival will take on a green tinge.
The one thing Cannes Market-goers agree on is that there are fewer people here this year.
Ambitious Indian helmer Pan Nalin has retooled his upcoming "Buddha" as a globally oriented, English-language pic.
Reliance Big Entertainment, India's largest entertainment conglom, will spend $1 billion over the next 18 months building its businesses in India and globally.
Australian helmer Bruce Beresford will head the jury of the second annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights outside the U.K. and U.S. to Jigsaw Film's upcoming production "Magic Bus," to be directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney.
Somewhere along the line, there has been a huge breakdown in communications concerning China's approach to filmmaking and relations with the rest of the world. Either that or there is a yawning…