Australian-U.S. sales agent Arclight has picked up "Gau ngao gau" (Dog Bite Dog), a brutal crime thriller from Hong Kong. Pic will be marketed under company's Easternlight label for Asian titles.
Friday night's Asian Filmmaker of the Year event was high on significance, but curiously low on atmosphere as multi-hyphenate Andy Lau received his much touted hardware from Pusan festival topper Kim…
Andy Lau and rising Asian-American thesp Maggie Q ("Mission: Impossible 3") will star in "Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon," a big-budget historical actioner being put together as a…
Boutique Japanese production and distribution outfit Stylejam has set up a Korean-language remake of its upbeat cop drama "Hunter and the Hunted" (Yudan Taiteki) with Korean shingle Leopard.
Although he admitted that fest opener "Traces of Love" is heading back into post-production, film's producer Ahn Dong-kyu already has big plans for an English-language remake.
Local major CJ Entertainment has acquired all Korean rights to the six low-budget Chinese-language features made under the Focus First Cuts label.
Troubled but undeterred by the week's events in North Korea, thousands of international film execs and journalists have descended on this South Korea coastal town for the preeminent film event in…
Private equity group Carlyle has agreed to pay $166 million for a one-third stake in Hyundai Communications & Network (HCN), the Korean cable TV operator owned by department store chain Hyundai.
South Korea doesn't appear among the top 10 countries ranked by GDP, either in cash terms or in purchasing power. But the nation's economic weight in the entertainment business should not be…
Imagine sitting on a train hurtling through the countryside at nearly 200 miles per hour and being able to see your favorite TV show on your phone.
Television via the Web -- or Internet Protocol TV -- gets people all worked up. Not just in arguments about whether TV that is so ubiquitous is good for anyone or because it poses a genuine threat to…