Tokyo -- CAA and Universal Studios vet Sandy Climan has been appointed CEO of All Nippon Entertainment Works, a new venture from investment fund Innovation Network Corp. of Japan to adapt and develop…
Chinese toons have long struggled in the face of stiff competition from the likes of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and Japanese anime classics, but Sun Lijun, one of China's top animation helmers and…
Pic introduces a potential star in Iko Uwais, but only fitfully works as an action movie.
The Nikkatsu studio unveiled in Tokyo on Tuesday an ambitious new lineup of 16 pics for 2007 and 2008. Leading off the lineup are "YatterMan" and "Gatchaman," live-action pics based on popular toons…
Spain's Latido Films has sold Japanese rights to Carlos Saura's "Fados" to Japan's AMG.
Love and friendship give wings to "The Flying Classroom," an amiable modernization of a children's novel by Erich Kastner. Though a tale of triumph over boarding school blues, pic's genial nature is…
Wolfgang Becker's box office hit "Good Bye, Lenin" scooped six nominations in the German Film Awards, or Lolas, announced Friday.
Disney Consumer Products announced Wednesday the signing of a multiyear pact naming Japanese toymaker Tomy the primary marketer of Disney toys in Japan. The licensing agreement, which begins in…
Lili Taylor, who must be the busiest actress at this year's Sundance Film Festival, gives a superlative, gut-wrenching performance in "Girls Town," a powerfully raw, ultra-realistic drama about a…
Lili Taylor, who's probably the busiest actress at this year's Sundance Film Festival, gives a superlative, gut-wrenching performance in "Girls Town," a powerfully raw, ultra-realistic drama about a…