Last major territory to release may be monster movie's hardest to crack
Former New Line alien project sets November release for first episode
The Internet rumor that the Japanese see the new made-in-America “Godzilla” as "super-sized" and "too fat" is all wrong, Toho would like you to know. "It's just a small number of people saying that,"…
The CineAsia distribution and exhibition convention wrapped on Thursday with prizes for Enlight's Wang Changtian, Toho's Kazuhiko Seta and Tony Leung.
"The Hunger Games" films may soon have a Japanese competitor as Takashi Miike gets Toho green light for "As God Says" ("Kamisama no lu Tori".)
Top Japanese film group, Toho will make a two-part sci-fi-horror pic based on the popular 1990s comic "Parasyte," having won a fierce bidding war after New Line ceded its rights.
Toho Cinemas, which operates the biggest theater chain in Japan, has ended its ticket price cuts trial.
Toho was Japan's top-earning distrib in the first half of 2010 with a box office of $289 million, according to figures compiled by the Bunka Tsushin entertainment news service.
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