Showbox Entertainment has acquired South Korean rights to "Ong Bak 2" from Thailand's Sahamongkolfilm Intl., while Edko Films grabbed it for Hong Kong.
Cineclick Asia has struck a bunch of deals on Chinese competition film "Tuya's Marriage."
Several of Asia's top helmers are getting Frenchified. StudioCanal is tuning up a pic touted as Hong Kong helmer Johnnie To's English-language breakout, plus a three-picture thriller collection. All…
Taiwan's Three Dots Entertainment licensed Panorama film "Spider Lilies" to a handful of Asian territories.
Just as the Berlin Fest goes through a daily cycle of snow, slush and refreezing, so it seems that another familiar pattern may be resurfacing at the Berlin Market -- the revenge of Mifed.
Seems eminently possible that fest organizers had no idea that they had a superstar in their midst. On the other hand Rain (real name Jung Ji-hoon), the biggest thing in Asian pop culture these days…
New York's Zeitgeist Films is to give tough love documentary "Buddha's Lost Children" a theatrical release in North America following a deal with international sales agent Fortissimo Films.
The "Lost in Beijing" mystery continues. While the film that screened Saturday in the Market -- and is also in the main Competition -- was generally well received, what flummoxed many was the fact…
ImaginAsian Entertainment and South Korea's Prime Entertainment have struck a deal to co-distribute Korean thriller "A Bloody Aria" in North America.
The studio congloms have different levels of involvement in China and India. Championed by Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. and Fox are front-runners in both countries -- possibly too aggressive in China.
Nearly a decade ago, Sony opened a Chinese-language prod'n office in Hong Kong. But the unit has had trouble finding success on the scale of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." In fact, it hasn't made…