China’s Huayi Brothers Welcomes STX’s Box Office ‘Gift’

August 11, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Chinese group that pacted with emerging Hollywood studio STX Entertainment, is looking forward to its share of revenues from “The Gift.”

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Hou Hsiao-hsien’s ‘The Assassin’ To Strike China Screens

August 11, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Having won the best director prize in Cannes, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s “The Assassin” is set to receive a theatrical release in China on Aug. 27.

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European Sales Agency LevelK Opens Hong Kong Office

August 10, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Denmark-based film sales company LevelK is to open a branch office in Hong Kong from next month.

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Juthamas Siriwan to be Indicted as Recipient of Bangkok Festival Bribes

August 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Thai government has announced that it will – finally – charge Juthamas Siriwan in connection with a bribery scandal at the now defunct Bangkok Film Festival.

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China’s Wanda in Talks to Buy Triathlon Sports Group, Say Reports

August 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Dalian Wanda group is in talks to acquire U.S. sports right group World Triathlon Corp., parent of the Ironman competition, according to reports.

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Hong Kong Appoints Veteran Leung Ka-wing to Head RTHK

August 6, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Hong Kong government has appointed Leung Ka-wing to head RTHK, the government owned radio and TV broadcast group.

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Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Turns Distributor With ‘Dilwale’

August 6, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s production company Red Chillies Entertainment will expand into film distribution with “Dilwale.”

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Australia’s Quickflix in China Merger Talks

August 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Struggling Australian online video company Quickflix is in merger talks with a mystery Chinese firm.

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Japan Box Office: ‘Attack On Titan’ Devours Top Spot

August 4, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Shinji Higuchi’s two-part dark fantasy about teens battling human-eating giants, debuted atop the Japanese box office

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Warner Bros Sets Kim Jee-woon’s ‘Secret Agent’ as Debut Korean Production (EXCLUSIVE)

August 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Warner Bros. is to finance and distribute its first ever Korean-language movie, “Secret Agent”.

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