Robert Zemeckis drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, has been set as the opener of the Tokyo International Film Festival.
The summer's big three movies kept a lock on China's box office with 'Monster Hunt' and 'Pancake Man' having a second weekend at the top.
Rising content costs and decreasing operating margins at online video subsidiary iQIYI contributed to flat profits at Chinese Internet giant Baidu at a time of steeply increasing revenue.
"Hero," the second feature in a TV/film franchise centering on a rebellious public prosecutor played by Takuya Kimura, won its second weekend at the Japan box office.
Chinese portal, games and video group Sohu expects to earn profits of $18 million from "Pancake Man," the mega hit comedy spoof film that is currently on release.
UPDATED: Some media stocks were spared as Chinese share markets crashed by more than 8% on Monday, their biggest one day fall since 2007.
Star-studded period action drama "Assassination" hit its target and achieved the highest scoring opening this year by a Korean film.
Australia's troubled free-to-air TV broadcaster Ten Network has appointed Paul Anderson as its sixth CEO in five years.
"Behavior," Cuban director Ernesto Daranas Serrano's drama about an 11-year-old boy who raises pit bulls, won the feature Grand Prize at Japan's SKIP City International D-Cinema Festival.
Iconic Japanese robot-themed animation Mobile Suit Gundam will be given pride of place this year at October's edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival
"Port of Call" was named as winner of the Bucheon Choice award at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Korea's largest genre film festival.