The Christmas rush is on in Asia. The region's seasonal entertainment crunch of tight release schedules and screen shortages is under way, and this is one hangover that's likely to drag on all the…
In a replay of Internet giant Livedoor's takeover bid for Fuji Television in February, Tokyo Broadcasting System is fending off Japanese netco Rakuten.
CinemaNow, the U.S.-based video-on-demand operator, has expanded its Japanese operations through a licensing deal between Warner Bros. Intl. Television and CinemaNow Japan.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Fuji Television Network and animation house Production IG have established a jointly owned digital post-production studio.
Disney contractor Intercontinental Group Holdings and Kadokawa, Japan's most aggressive studio, have struck a wide-ranging partnership spanning Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia.
Modernization is splitting India's exhib biz along the lines of geography and class, according to a study from U.K.-based media analyst Dodona Research. Dodona says admissions, 2.7 billion this year…
Film financing in Asia just got a whole lot more modern. One of the world's most venerable banks, Standard Chartered, is opening its loan books to moviemaking, traditionally one of the trickiest…
The Hong Kong Disneyland theme park that opened in September has welcomed significantly fewer visitors than are needed to meet local expectations. But Disney drew comfort from the many "milestones"…
Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based sales agent Fortissimo Films has boarded one of the biggest Chinese films for 2006, "Battle of Wisdom" (aka "Battle of Wits").
New Zealand and South Korea, which sport two of the world's most up-and-coming movie industries, inked a film cooperation agreement over the weekend.