In the 1970s, Taiwan was the world's third-largest film production territory, making 200-300 films a year. Today annual output is less than 30. Moreover, much of that total is arthouse movies that…
Producers aim for box office success.
Ang Lee attended an emotional preem of his controversial pic "Lust, Caution" at the end of September in Taipei and was subsequently rewarded $600,000 by the Government Information Office (GIO), which…
Enemies can be friends and villains heroes with enough prodding and wisecracking in the loosely movie-derivative "Spider-Man: Friend or Foe,'' a by-the-book brawler that's as preposterously easy as…
Variety publishes a paper at the Pusan Intl. Film Festival. All the news can be found online.
Emile Hirsch and Nikki Blonsky will be honored with Rising Star Awards at the 19th annual Palm Spring Film Festival. Awards gala will be held Jan. 5.
Comedy Central has ordered a pop-culture comedy skein from the veteran comic Lewis Black. Net has greenlit to series "The Root of All Evil," picking up a pilot it had produced six months ago
New Line Cinema has optioned "The Plucker," an illustrated novel by Brom. Temple Hill Entertainment partners Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen will produce with Terry Thoren.
Leading Bollywood conglom Eros International has bought rights to nearly 150 Hollywood pictures for release through its home video arm.
ABC has given a put pilot order to an untitled drama from "Grey's Anatomy" scribe Jill Soloway and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot shingle.