CJ Entertainment, Korea's biggest movie company, has made significant advances with two of the largest Korean projects of the year.
Odd Lot Entertainment has acquired international distribution rights to kidpic "The Great Ghost Rescue," which Yann Samuell ("My Sassy Girl") will direct from a screenplay by David Solomons ("Five…
Global Entertainment Group, a London based investor in Asian films, has picked up Hong Kong and China rights to "The Coffin," the upcoming thriller by Ekachai Uekrongtham ("Beautiful Boxer".)
At the Bucheon festival last summer, filmmakers including "Oldboy" helmer Park Chan-wook sat onstage and reflected on the mass of projects they had been talking up in a docu that lensed in fall 2005…
With all the current woes in the industry, Korean companies really should be looking abroad more," says Showbox production scout Chung Youngjoon. "I mean, both for overseas finance of our pictures…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to British thriller "Donkey Punch," which preemed last month in Sundance. Deal was struck with indie seller Lumina Films.
Iconic financier George Soros has paid $100 million for a stake in Indian movies, gaming and Internet conglom Reliance Entertainment.
Lionsgate has picked up all North American rights to Danny and Oxide Pang's "Bangkok Dangerous," from IEG Virtual Studios.
Martin Scorsese, Steve Bing's Shangri-La Entertainment and international sales agent Fortissimo Films will reteam for the helmer's next musically themed effort -- a yet-to-be-titled documentary about…
Jeff Bridges, Justin Timberlake and Mary Steenburgen will star in "The Open Road," about a young man trying to reconnect with his father, a legendary athlete, as he struggles to get him home to his…