The Weinstein Co. Saturday expanded its already burgeoning slate of Asian action titles by snapping up a package of six movies from Hong Kong's Mei Ah Entertainment.
Match Factory and Emperor Motion Pictures are to share international sales rights to "The Drummer," a coming-of-age drama by Kenneth Bi, who won the new helmer award at the Hong Kong Film Awards in…
The long arm of the Chinese censors appears to reach as far as the Croisette. On Friday the Chinese ministry of culture ordered the local media not to report anything about "Summer Palace," helmer…
A trio of European producers have optioned movie adaptation rights to "Birds Without Wings," a Turkey- and Italy-set epic by Louis De Bernieres, author of bestseller "Captain Corelli's Mandolin."
Singapore-based music distributor Soundbuzz has launched a full song and video download service in India with the country's largest mobile phone company Airtel.
Dan Glickman is clear: Asia is important. The MPAA topper feels Asia presents as many opportunities as problems for Hollywood movie firms. But deciding whether using a carrot or a stick is the way to…
Two of Japan's leading independent production companies -- Gaga Communications and Fuji TV -- are changing their image and making their presence felt in Cannes as brands in their own right.
Germany's Berengar Pfahl Film is to produce "Shanghai Baby," a tale of sexual liberation in modern China, based on bestselling novel by banned novelist (Zhou) Wei Hui. Story features a Chinese woman…
Despite being accompanied by a ravishing cast including Hu Lingying and Hao Lei, Chinese helmer Lou Ye squeezed out only one smile during the Thursday press conference for competition film "Summer…
"Guisi" (Silk), the Taiwanese sci-fi thriller that gets an Official Selection midnight screening on Wednesday, has secured a key French license deal with ARP Releasing.