South Korean mini-major Mirovision has acquired all rights to "Woman on the Beach," a relationship drama by auteur Hong Sang-soo starring TV diva Ko Hyun-joung in her bigscreen debut.
Three Dots Entertainment, one of the few commercially oriented Taiwanese production shingles, has teamed with movie funder Serenity Entertainment to launch Taiwan's first film sales firm Serenity…
Bill Kong, producer of "Crouching Tiger" and "Hero," is to reteam with helmer Ronny Yu for "Blood: The Last Vampire," an English-language adaptation of a best-selling Japanese manga comic series.
"Duellist" helmer Lee Myung-see is set to direct "M," a chiller about a man falling in love with a woman who does not realize she is a ghost. Pic is the newest addition to slate of the Core Studio…
John Malkovich has replaced Ralph Fiennes as the star of "Disgrace," the bigscreen adaptation of J.M. Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel. Pic, which will lense this fall, is set as an…
There's a row between the French and Chinese producers of "Summer Palace," the Chinese film selected for competition in Cannes. Film was submitted and accepted by Cannes before it had a chance to be…
The jury press conference is a ritual confrontation between the unwilling and the unready. It is the first chance of the festival for journalists to lob some questions at some real live stars. And it…
Plastic surgery drama "Time" by South Korean enfant terrible Kim Ki-duk will open the Karlovy Vary Film Festival next month. Kim, helmer of "The Isle" and "3-Iron," serves up a story of a young…
Ken Naoki, former prexy of Japan's Artist Film, returns to Cannes with his new shingle Stylejam, a string of arty dramas and a pair of sexy acquisitions.
Walt Disney Co has struck a licensing deal with East Media Holdings Int'l to sell toys, apparel and other consumer goods in Indochina.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%