Lee Yong-kwan is tipped to be the new head of the Pusan Film Festival, as the 10-year-old event tries to resolve its succession issues. The nine-day fest, which wraps Friday, is headed by iconic vet…
CJ Entertainment's global projects division is readying "The Julia Project," which it claims is the most expensive Korean movie ever made. Project is a dramatization of the life of Julia Mullock-Lee…
Gold Circle Films has struck a first-look deal with Los Angeles-based .40 Caliber Films, which has strong links to the Asian film-making scene. Deal was signed by Gold Circle's Paul Brooks and veep…
Korea's Showbox Entertainment is using the Pusan Film Festival's growing market to unveil a bumper slate of 14 films it is selling internationally.
Jennifer Muhn has quit as head of CJ Intl., the foreign sales division of Korea's leading film conglom, effective immediately. News emerged on the eve of the Pusan Film Festival's expanding market…
The tyro helming duo behind last year's record-breaking Thai chiller "The Shutter" will team on another horror thriller. Announcement was made at the Pusan Film Festival, which is becoming an…
From Tokyo to Manila to Honolulu, there is nothing these days sexier than South Korean culture. Korean star appearances are causing stampedes across Asia, while film rights to Korean films are…
Japan's Yoji Yamada will direct "Bushi no ichibun" (which translates loosely as "One-Line Samurai") as the third part of a swordplay trilogy that began with the Oscar-nominated "Twilight Samurai."
U.S. indie producer Hart Sharp Entertainment has struck a deal covering sales of its library titles with Fortissimo Films, the Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based international sales outfit.
Korean films took the top honors at the five-day Asia Pacific Film Festival in Kuala Lumpur, which ended Sunday, but there was an encouraging haul for local Malaysian titles, too.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%