Posts Tagged ‘news’

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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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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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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Japan to Build National Rights Database

December 28, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to build a centralized database for rights information on films, animation and music.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Himalayas’ Dominates Christmas

December 28, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Survival drama “The Himalayas” breaks Christmas Day record and trounces "Star Wars" again.

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2 Executives Missing at China’s Imagi Animation Firm

December 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A cautionary tale: From Christmas trees to cartoons and kidnapping.

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Japan Box Office: ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ Beats ‘Star Wars’ Ticket Sales

December 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Japanese animation, “Yo-Kai Watch the Movie 2: King Enma and the 5 Stories, Nyan!,” opened bigger than “Star Wars” in admissions terms

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