Posts Tagged ‘china’

John Woo’s ‘The Crossing’ To Be Released In 3D

April 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

BEIJING — John Woo’s upcoming epic “The Crossing” is to be presented in stereoscopic 3D. Release in China is scheduled for December this year. The decision to convert to 3D, along with its star cast that includes Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiaoming and Tong Dawei almost guarantees the pic will be a massive hit... Read more

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Emperor hires Chan for China Theaters Push

April 14, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hong Kong studio expands into mainland China exhibition sector.

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MIPTV: ITV Studios Sells 500 Hours of Content Across China, Thailand

April 9, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — ITV Studios Global Entertainment has inked a raft of programming deals totaling more than 500 hours with digital platforms and TV broadcasters across China and Thailand. ITV Studios has signed a multi-year drama output deal with Tencent, an internet service provider in China. The distrib will provide more than 100 hours a year... Read more

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Peter Chan Starts Chinese Kidnap Drama ‘Children’

April 3, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"American Dreams" director sticks to contemporary drama register

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Beijing Festival Unveils Starry Jury for Deja-Vu Competition

March 27, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The BJIFF has put together a festival of festivals-type competition selection.

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China Expected to Confirm Second Theatrical Distribution License (EXCLUSIVE)

March 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A seismic shift is set to hit the Chinese film distribution sector within the coming weeks. The Chinese government is expected to confirm the allocation of a second theatrical distribution license. That would break the monopoly currently held by China Film Group (CFG) over the releasing of Hollywood and other imported revenue-sharing films. It is... Read more

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Korean ‘Star’ Shines in China’s Political, Online Firmaments

March 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HONG KONG – A South Korean TV drama “My Love From The Star” (literal translation ‘You Who Came From The Stars’) has become a knockout hit in China. And despite its whimsical plot and slick, inoffensive presentation it has sparked a string of controversies along the way. The show features Kim Soo-hyun as an alien... Read more

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Johnny Depp Takes ‘Transcendence’ Trip To China

March 19, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HONG KONG – Johnny Depp is scheduled to make a promotional visit to China at the end of the month. It is believed to be his first business trip to the country. He will visit the Chinese capital Beijing for two days to promote “Transcendence,” which has backing from Warner Bros., Alcon Entertainment and U.S.-Chinese... Read more

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Berlin Film Review: ‘The Midnight After’

February 9, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A deliriously high-concept and gleefully low-budget horror-comedy that mourns the dissolution of Hong Kong's core values since its handover to China in 1997.

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Sony (Sort of) Denies Vaio Disposal

February 2, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sony this weekend denied reports that it is discussing a joint venture in personal computers with China’s Lenovo. But it acknowledged a problem.

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