Today the HK film scene is cleaner and more straightforward than it was 15 or 20 years ago -- and considerably smaller, too.
In one of the most popular pirate DVD shops in Beijing, there is more shelf space where the fake copies of recent Hollywood blockbusters used to reside. Could this be a sign the studios are winning…
Japanese filmmakers have long been adept at adapting foreign genres to domestic tastes. In the late 1950s, the Nikkatsu studio developed its own brand of hit mukokuseki (borderless) action pics on…
China Film Group, the production-distribution combine that bestrides the Chinese movie industry in a fashion unlike that of any other company in any other major movie economy, is ramping itself up…
After a yearlong search, Fox Searchlight has finally found its Notorious B.I.G. Jamal Woolard (aka rapper Gravy), will topline the biopic "Notorious," about the slain rapper. Angela Bassett, Derek…
What will investors make of China Film Group, the true film biz behemoth in the world's fastest-growing economy, when it crystallizes its IPO plans this year?
As film and TV business denizens meet in Hong Kong for what's billed as Asia's largest entertainment market, they will be walking distance from the key operatives of what has become an important…
Patrick Swayze is being treated for pancreatic cancer but is doing well enough to continue working, his representative said Wednesday.