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,"…
Japanese sellers come to FilMart with everything from art films to big-budget commercial pics.
Ticket sales in Japan edged up fractionally in 2013, but total box office edged down by a whisker.
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.
Toho, Japan's biggest distrib and exhib, has unveiled a 30-pic line-up for 2010 that promises stiff competition for Hollywood in the already difficult Japanese market.