Shanghai-based Fundamental Films has agreed a five year extension to its distribution output deal with Luc Besson's EuropaCorp. It will also take on co-production duties on a slate of upcoming titles…
Nobuya Wazaki has been promoted from president to chairman at Japanese pay-TV group WOWOW. It also hired Akira Tanaka as president.
A piano teacher goes on a second honeymoon of sorts with her missing husband when he returns as a ghost in "Journey to the Shore," Kiyoshi Kurosawa's competent return to human drama in the vein of…
Major Japanese studio, Toei Company is backing the untitled new project by Shunji Iwai, one of the most travelled Nippon film directors.
Fuji Television, Japan's most commercially successful film producer, is under way on "Assassination Classroom: The Graduation," a sequel to recent live action hit "Assassination Classroom."
Pan Nalin's "Beyond The Known World," which is now in post-production, heads the production and coproduction slate of Australia and New Zealand mini conglomerate Curious Films.
Chinese superstar Jackie Chan and the Cannes Market have created an RMB1 million ($165,000) prize for the Chinese filmmakers taking part in the Cannes festival's 3rd New Chinese Film Talents Forum…
The Japan Day Project got off to a quirky start Saturday with Asuna, a human-like robot. It continues with a high level conference.
Xavier Gens, French director of "Hitman" has taken the reins of "Little Mizz Innocent," an action thriller set to shoot in Canada, France and China
Japanese and Malaysian producers will collaborate to make a supernatural movie that represents a genre diversion for Japanese auteur Shinji Aoyama.