The Hong Kong government's Film Guarantee Fund (FGF) has provided HK$1.25 million ($163,000) of loan support to forthcoming pic "Shaolin vs. Evil Dead II."
Even as Chinese firms hotly pursue U.S. acquisitions from Unocal to Maytag, China's government continues to harden its stance on U.S. media companies doing business on its soil. The world's most…
"Zhou Yu's Train," the Chinese tearjerker that played out of competition at the Berlin festival, will be remade as a television series.
Emperor Motion Pictures is planning a coordinated pan-Asian release for its historical fantasy "A Chinese Tall Story," kicking off in Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Malaysia Dec. 22.
Discovery Channel will become available in South Korea via digital satellite following an agreement between the channel's owner, Discovery Networks Asia, and platform operator SkyLife.
Asian street-racing actioner "Initial D" roared off the line in five territories over the weekend, landing in pole position in three, for a weekend cume of $6.71 million.
Cineclick Asia has picked up foreign sales rights to the $9 million "The Host," one of the most expensive Korean films ever made. Pic, which starts lensing Wednesday, is a contempo…
United Intl. Pictures has shaken up its distribution relationships in India, where Hollywood movies account for 10% of the B.O. cume. The London-based distrib -- which is owned by Universal and…
France's EuropaCorp is to co-produce "Nam Prix," the next film by Thai helmer Wisit Sasanatieng ("Tears Of The Black Tiger.")
The Foreign Film Importer-Distributors Assn. of Japan has named Shochiku prexy Junichi Sakomoto its chairman.
The July 9 Japanese release of "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" is being boosted by a novel form of promotion.