Universal Pictures has bought worldwide English-language remake rights to "The Host," a South Korean monster movie that this summer became the highest-grossing film of all time in Korea.
Asian companies are responsible for the significant growth at this year's American Film Market. The number of Asian firms with suites at this year's AFM is 61, up from eight just five years ago.
With nuclear weapons tension barely abated, international distributors have been quick to acquire rights to "Crossing The Line," a British-made docu about U.S. Army officer James Dresnok who defected…
Fortissimo Films has picked up international sales to Wong Kar Wai's reworked and definitive version of "Ashes of Time," the arthouse helmer's venture into the martial arts genre.
The ambitions of South Korean helmers know no boundaries: The country's two best known, Bong Joon-ho and Park Chan-wook, are teaming to attack the U.S. mainstream and work in the English language.
International sales specialist the Little Co. has joined forces with U.S.-Asian shingle Applause Ruddy Morgan Distribution to handle worldwide sales of ARM's Chinese pic output. Company will be…
Hong Kong-based Mandarin Films has unveiled new Donnie Yen action vehicle "City With No Mercy." Pic is the third collaboration between Yen and helmer Wilson Yip Wai-shun after hits "Dragon Tiger…
Paramount will release Martin Scorsese's documentary on the Rolling Stones, which he began shooting this week. Movie is financed by Steve Bing's Shangri-La Entertainment and longtime Stones tour…
Let the fight begin. Jackie Chan and Jet Li will star together for the first time in a $70 million family pic that Relativity Media will finance and Casey Silver produces.
Arclight Films, the Oz-U.S. sales agent, has picked up international rights to Spanish helmer Bigas Luna's "Yo soy la Juani." Pic opened in its native Spain last week and took $822,727 at 185 venues…