Prosecutors in Busan have formally charged former Busan festival chief Lee Yong-kwan with fraud. The decision is certain to be labelled as politically-motivated.
Prominent Paris-based arthouse distributor Diaphana Films has snapped up French rights to Iranian director Benham Behzadi's Un Certain Regard entry "Inversion" (Varoonegi) prior to the pic's Cannes…
Shanghai Bestar Cinemas Management has signed a deal to open 10 IMAX theaters in China.
"Captain America: Civil War," opened at number three in Japan. Toho's "Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare" led the 'Golden Week' chart.
Regulators have launched a probe into Baidu, China's largest online search engine operator and one of the country's entertainment giants.
Taking a leaf from "84, Charing Cross Road," Xue Xiaolu's "The Book of Love" centers on a Macau casino hostess and L.A. realtor who fall in love on paper rather than in the flesh.
"Captain America: Civil War" opened on unprecedented 1,989 screens, giving it a $29 million win at the Korean box office.
Romantic comedy, "Book of Love" opened a new chapter at the Chinese box office, replacing "The Jungle Book" as the top film.
Chinese entrepreneur-turned-director Zhang Wei is becoming known for naturalistic portrayals of the marginalised in China's rapidly changing society, including "Factory Boss," about a factory owner…
Lee Han's "A Melody to Remember" scooped the audience award at the 18th edition of the Far East Film Festival, which unspooled April 22-30 in Udine, Italy.
In "Inside Men," a smashing political revenge thriller with more double-crossings than "Infernal Affairs," a prosecutor allies himself with a gangster to topple a corrupt cabal.