China's Fosun thwarted as heritage ruling overturns development plans
A former cradle of the HK industry, the studios were once the largest privately-owned film facility in the world
HONG KONG — Robert Rodriguez's nascent El Rey cable TV network has struck a long-term programming partnership with Hong Kong's Celestial Pictures. The five year deal gives El Rey Network access to…
Celestial Classic Movies, the movie channel built around the Shaw Brothers film library, will mark the death of Sir Run Run Shaw with a rescheduling of its line-up next week.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired the TV rights to bestselling nonfiction book “The Hour of Peril.” Written by Daniel Stashower, “Hour of Peril” centers on the true story of how detective Allan…
After his wistful, lyrical directing debut, "Secret," Mando-pop star Jay Chou makes a brash departure with "The Rooftop," a raucous '70s action-musical about a group of slackers and their brawling…
After years of posturing, Weinstein Co. and Celestial move ahead with the remaking of Chinese classics.
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Conjuring Distributor: Warner Bros. The mere sound of two hands…
“Fruitvale Station” will receive a behind the scenes look tonight on BET, as The Weinstein Company sets a halfhour docuspesh on the cable net. Announcement follows “Fruitvale’s” strong opening box…
As endearing as it is exhausting, "The Man With the Iron Fists" bears strong resemblance to a hyperactive puppy: sloppy, scatterbrained, manic and migraine-inducing, but possessing an earnest sense…
Warner Bros. has acquired live-action feature rights to Tite Kubo's manga and anime property "Bleach," which will be adapted by "Wrath of the Titans" scribe Dan Mazeau.
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