One of the most significant emerging players in the Chinese production arena is Chengtian Entertainment, a talent agency cum production firm that numbers itself among the backers of Asia's most…
Universal Pictures has acquired Marcy Kaplan's comic pitch "Replacing the Nanny," with Kaplan to pen the script. Stuber/Parent's Mary Parent and Scott Stuber will produce.
Paramount and DreamWorks are holding the date of June 26, 2009, for "Transformers 2," with Michael Bay expected to return to direct the sequel.
The Asian film marketplace is undergoing what stock market analysts might call a correction. The one-way traffic that for much of the 21st century saw Asian theatrical markets and the numerous local…
Since getting her start at the now-legendary production company Shincine in 1989, Jeong has made a name for herself as one of Korea's top copywriters (she has been called "the genius of Korean film…
Nobody would claim that Sundream Motion Pictures is reinventing the wheel. But it has proved to be a rare example of a new production and finance house that has announced ambitious plans for a slate…
Since its launch in 1995, Zhao Wei Films has been Singapore's leading indie shingle. Consistency of its track record was upheld last month when its Royston Tan-helmed musical comedy "881" was tapped…
Videogames don't exactly have opening weekends, but if they did, "Halo 3" just crushed them all. Sci-fi action sequel bowed to a boffo $170 million in the U.S. on Tuesday, its first day on sale.
Movie investment funds in parts of Asia outside South Korea have so far failed to live up to their hype. In the past year, plans for a half-dozen private-sector funds were announced, but few have…
Project markets have become increasingly trendy in the past five years, with festivals across the world taking on the role of matchmaker for intriguing new projects and potential financiers. But the…