Investments in China's "Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon" and an English-language version of Korean hit comedy "Marrying the Mafia" mark Taewon Entertainment's transformation from South…
Richard Branson's Virgin Comics and Indian movie shingle Studio 18 have inked a deal to develop a slate of teen horror properties spanning films, TV and games.
Films by leading Asian directors Ann Hui, Stanley Kwan and Tsui Hark are aboard a debut slate by J.A. Media, a new shingle backed by wealthy Chinese energy to pharmaceuticals conglom Jian Group.
Getting three helmers to turn up to a party is a usually a feat. But three veterans of Hong Kong's golden era -- Johnnie To, Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark -- put their egos aside for crimer "Triangle" and…
Malaysian distrib Variety View has picked up worldwide distribution rights to a package of 230 Singaporean library films from the Cathay Keris Films group. Deal, valued at just shy of $1 million…
UTV, the Indian film and TV conglom backing M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening," has given its animation ambitions a leg up with the greenlighting of a trio of cartoon features.
Hong Kong action director Gordon Chan ("The Medallion," "Fist of Legend") is to direct an English-language, live-action adaptation of best-selling videogame "King of Fighters." Pic will lense in Asia…
A Hong Kong man has been jailed for three months for pirating movies online. Chan Nai-ming Friday lost an appeal against conviction. Judges said that by uploading movies to the BitTorrent…
Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based international sales house Fortissimo Films has picked up world rights outside Scandinavia to Icelandic comedy "Country Farm."
Warner China Film, the joint venture of Warner Bros. and state-owned conglom China Film Group, is greenlighting a package of movies for production in China.