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  • "The Returned" Sails To Asia Following Its Intl. Emmy Win

    PARIS- Following its International Emmy win, "The Returned" has been snatched up across Asia, and is set to bow in Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. Zodiak Rights has sold the haunting supernatural drama to Thailand's True Vision Group, Hong-...
  • Sundance Announces Midnight, New Frontier, Spotlight Films

    "The Guest," the latest effort from horror helmer Adam Wingard; "Killers," a Web-based serial-killer thriller from Indonesia's Mo Brothers; and "What We Do in the Shadows," a mock-doc collaboration between New Zealand-based directors Taika Waititi and...
  • Film Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

    If "An Unexpected Journey" felt like nearly three hours' worth of throat clearing and beard stroking, the saga gets fully under way at last in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," the similarly massive but far more purposeful second chapter in Peter...
  • ‘The Hobbit’ premiere: Peter Jackson, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans talk Smaug

     
    Middle-Earth's denizens journeyed to Hollywood on Monday night for the world premiere of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the […]...
  • Asian Award Shows Seek Meaning, China Relevance

    HONG KONG - Asia's film award shows cannot agree on much. They disagree as to where Asia is and even on what counts as an Asian movie. But, significantly, they all include China in the mix. That's smart as that's where the money is. And how well the...
  • Peter Jackson promises deeper characters, conflict for ‘Hobbit’ sequel

     
    Charting a course through Middle-earth can be nearly as taxing as surviving an international press tour for an end-of-year blockbuster. […]...
  • ‘Hobbit’ star Luke Evans talks ‘Smaug’: ‘It’s better than the first one’

     
    Welsh actor Luke Evans has a penchant for larger-than-life characters. He has played Apollo in “Clash of the Titans” and […]...
  • New Zealand Increases Film, TV Subsidies

    HONG KONG - New Zealand is to increase its financial incentives for international and local films and expand the subsidy scheme for TV productions. The two main film funds will be merged into a new, larger and uncapped fund. The rebate on international...
  • 'Avatar' sequels: An update on James Cameron's plans

    "Avatar" fans hungry for information about the long-gestating sequels to the 2009 science fiction blockbuster got another morsel this week, when director James Cameron said he will film the live-action portions of the three movies in New Zealand, with...
  • 'Avatar' sequels to be filmed in New Zealand

    In the latest sign of California's declining movie market share, director James Cameron announced he will shoot the three sequels to his Oscar-winning blockbuster "Avatar" in New Zealand. Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will do the performance-...
  • Powell to Head Disney Australia After Veteran Cracknell Retires

    HONG KONG - Catherine Powell will succeed John Cracknell as managing director of Walt Disney Company in Australia and New Zealand. Powell is currently based in London as senior VP and General Manager of Disney Media Distribution in Europe, Middle East...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest Opens With 'Belle'; Complete Program Announced

    "Belle," directed by Amma Asante, will open the Palm Springs Film Fest on Jan. 3 while Roger Michell's "Le Week-End" is the closing night film on Jan. 12. The desert fest will screen 77 premieres for a total of 187 films from 60 countries. "This year'...