Sam Raimi and Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck launch production company with Chinese backing from CIH, parent of Jackie Chan's Sparkle Roll
The value of the online video sector in Asia Pacific is set to swell, according to regional media consultancy Media Partners Asia.
Chinese giant Alibaba Pictures Group is to invest in Paramount's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" and "Star Trek Beyond."
Disney's "The Jungle Book" was a runaway winner at the Chinese box office over the quiet mid-April weekend.
David Twohy, who directed "Riddick," is to write and direct "Ice Moon Rising," a sci-fi movie set to be a U.S.-China co-production
"Cinema Paradiso" director Giuseppe Tornatore has struck a deal to make a movie with China's Alibaba Pictures Group.
Leading U.S. producer James Schamus says that the Chinese film industry is becoming more sophisticated and stronger, and that "Hollywood has no secret sauce."
"Apprentice," the prison drama this week selected for Cannes' Un Certain Regard section, has been picked up by Paris-based sales agent Luxbox.
With three films in Official Selection, South Korea will again be highly visible in Cannes. But winning the top prize is another matter.
Principal photography is now underway on "Hide And Seek," a Chinese adaptation of a Korean suspense thriller.
Korea's Niners Entertainment has picked up rights to "The Unbidden," from China's Thunder Communications and director Quentin Lee.