Jaume Collet-Serra is in discussions to return to the “Akira” directors chair, signing on to helm Warner Bros. adaptation of the popular anime pic. The helmer left in early 2012 after production…
All roads lead to a bathtub in this cheekily entertaining manga adaptation, a time-travel fantasy in which a Roman architect from 128 AD saves the empire by tapping into Nipponese ablution habits.
Japanese advertising agency Dentsu and Hayakawa Publishing Corp. have entered into a live-action feature rights deal for Japanese sci-fi novels that have attracted the interest of "Transformers"…
Paris-based Onyx Films has boarded Alexandre Aja's "Cobra: The Space Pirate," a live-action film based on the cult Japanese manga, teaming with Studio 37, the film arm of European telco giant Orange.
Warner Bros. has tapped Shane Black to direct "Death Note," based on the Japanese manga series with Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Doug Davison and Brian Witten.
DreamWorks has acquired rights to the Japanese manga "Ghost in the Shell" with plans to adapt the futuristic police thriller as a 3-D live-action feature.
The Japan Media Arts Festival has announced its winners for 2007, with Keiichi Hara's feature toon "Summer Days With Coo" scooping the Grand Prize for animation.
Index Holdings, a mobile communications and media group, has launched a China office, Index China, through group company Index Asia Pacific, the company announced Thursday.