Entertainment One Closes London-Based Film Sales Company

January 13, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — The London-based film sales arm of the U.K.-Canadian film and TV company Entertainment One, formerly known as Entertainment One Films Intl., has been shuttered, according to sources. More to follow.

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Disney Ensures That China Is Awake to ‘Star Wars’ Phenomenon

January 8, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China is the last territory in the world to open the franchise. Disney is doing everything to ensure that its score will be huge.

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‘Love’ Tops Kinema Junpo Japanese Critics Poll

January 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Ryosuke Hashiguchi’s three-part drama, “Three Stories of Love” is named best Japanese film of 2015 in the Kinema Junpo annual critics’ poll

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Bill Cosby Won’t Face Criminal Charges From Los Angeles Prosecutors

January 6, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Los Angeles District Attorney will not file charges against Bill Cosby involving two separate allegations, including one at the Playboy mansion in 2008. The D.A. cited the statute of limitations and insufficient evidence. Cosby was charged last week in Pennsylvania in a case involving Andrea Constand in 2004.

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Bollywood Forecast to Grow 11% Annually, Report

January 6, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Bollywood, the Hindi-language part of the Indian film industry, is forecast to grow by 11% annually until the 2017 financial year.

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Dick Cook Studios, China’s CITIC Guoan to Present U.S.-China Film Summit

January 5, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Dick Cook Studios and Chinese state owned enterprise CITIC Guoan are to present a China-U.S. Motion Picture Summit, in March.

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For Your Consideration: 7 Fringe Oscar Contenders That Deserve a Nomination

January 2, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

They might not have a prayer but they deserve a boost...

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China Box Office Growth at 49% as Total Hits $6.78 Billion

January 1, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Even in a year dominated by local Chinese films, and depressed by currency moves, Hollywood enjoyed 20% growth in China

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Jackie Chan to Produce Korea-China Sci-Fi ‘Reset’

December 31, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Fatal Countdown: RESET,” a Korean-Chinese co-production has begun production with Jackie Chan in a supervisory exec production role.

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China Box Office: ‘Mojin’ and ‘Devil’ Score Strongly Over Busy Christmas Weekend

December 29, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Mojin: The Lost Legend” and “Devil And Angel” topped the Chinese box office over the busy Christmas period.

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