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  • Wong Kar-wai's Jettone Hires Winnie Lau for Int'l Production Role

    HONG KONG -- Winnie Lau has been appointed head of international co-production and distribution for Jettone, the production and talent management company created by Wong Kar-wai. Lau is a 13 year veteran of Fortissimo Films, where she was recently VP...
  • Lava Bear Boards Andy Lau-Starring Chinese Actioner 'The Bodyguard'

    HONG KONG -- David Linde's Lava Bear has joined with Bill Kong's Edko Films on "The Bodyguard," an action thriller being directed by Sammo Hung ("Martial Law"). The film is now in production in Northern China with Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau as one of...
  • Alibaba Pictures Appoints Auditors To Probe Impairments

    HONG KONG - Alibaba Pictures Group, the film production and investment arm of Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that listed last week on the New York Stock Exchange, has appointed independent auditors to probe the company's accounts. PwC has been hired to...
  • Korea Sets 'Sea Fog' on Foreign-Language Oscar Course

    HONG KONG -- South Korea has selected "Sea Fog" (aka 'Haemoo') as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film, directed by Shim Sung-bo, is a largely sea-borne tale of human desperation both on the part of economic refugees...
  • Youku Tudou CEO Victor Koo Talks Streaming Company's Cross-Platform Plans

    Youku Tudou, China's leading online video platform, is expanding into financing and screening of original content. Last year, it backed Andy Lau actioner "Firestorm," while this month it is launching 20 new TV series. On Aug. 28, it announced the...
  • Cannes: IM Global Inks Output Deal With China's Huayi Brothers (EXCLUSIVE)

    Los Angeles indie sales powerhouse IM Global has struck an output deal with China's Huayi Brothers Media to handle international sales on Huayi's Chinese film productions. Titles will be represented by IM Global's Anthem division, which specializes in...
  • Star Chinese Movies at 20: Movie Channel Eyes More Territories, More Production

    Star Chinese Movies has been through a succession of changes in its 20-year history, changes that reflect many of the currents in Chinese cinema and Asian television -- not to mention the shifting tastes of the audiences it serves. "Hong Kong films...
  • Emperor hires Chan for China Theaters Push

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong's Emperor Motion Pictures has hired Damon Chan to head its expansion in to the fast growing exhibition sector in mainland China. Emperor also confirmed the appointment of Daniel Yu as production controller. Chan joins from Orange...
  • China Star Film Changes Hands

    HONG KONG - China Star Film Group, one of the best-known Hong Kong production houses of the 1990s and early 2000s, has been bought and sold by actor-turned-casino tycoon Charles Heung Wah Keung. China Star Film, which previously produced or distributed...
  • Reel China: 'Smaug' smokes box office; Oscar films in short supply

    Reel China: 'Smaug' smokes box office; Oscar films in short supply
    BEIJING -- Smog seems to have helped Smaug at the Chinese box office this last weekend. "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug," raked in about $33.7 million from Friday to Sunday, consulting firm Artisan Gateway said Tuesday, putting it in first place....
  • DVD Review: Direct-to-video 'Dee' prequel is a 2D surprise

    DVD Review: Direct-to-video 'Dee' prequel is a 2D surprise
    As both producer and director — and, to a lesser extent, writer and actor — Tsui Hark has long been one of the most influential and proficient filmmakers in Hong Kong, directing “Peking Opera Blues,” the first three “Once...
  • Media Asia Moves Into the Mainland

    These days, Media Asia is a pillar of the Hong Kong film industry establishment. It can boast a production pipeline connected to a large talent pool, enviable connections in mainland China, a profile in Hollywood and even a stock market listing. But it...