News Corp.'s Fortune Star has pacted with Singaporean shingles Boku Films and Innoform Media to produce "Rule Number One," a Mandarin-language action thriller.
Even if she had never done anything else with her career, Barbara Robinson would forever be linked with the mold-breaking success of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
Kurt Rieder's receipt of the distributor of the year award could just as easily be handed to him by Asia's regional airlines. Rieder is a ferociously busy traveler and has been particularly busy this…
A massive vote of "no confidence" in the Chinese movie exhibition sector came Nov. 7 when Warner Bros Intl. Cinemas announced it would abandon its hardtop investments in the world's most populous…
Six Hollywood studios are poised to see their movies distributed in China via the Internet. BestTV, the Internet Protocol TV unit of Shanghai Media Group, is expected to sign deals with Warner, Buena…
Now you see it. Now you don't. Online encyclopedia Wikipedia emerged from a yearlong ban in China last week to be accessed again by millions of Chinese Internet users. But within a matter of days…
There's no love lost on either side of the Taiwan Strait. Or is that the Formosa Strait? Chinese film "The Go Master" is being withdrawn from the Golden Horse Awards, the longstanding kudofest for…
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has acquired Asian TV rights to Vietnamese movie "Long-Legged Beauty." Pic is a first for production house Galaxy Studio and is the debut feature of shorts helmer Vu…
Taiwanese police shut down two Web sites suspected of illegally distributing pirate movies.
Three-time Beverly Hills mayor Tom Levyn and former AMC prexy Robert L. Friedman have joined the board of Indian conglom MCorp Global, which is ramping up its plans to build multiplex cinemas on the…