Posts Tagged ‘news’

Korea Box Office: ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Spy’ Remain on Top, ‘Shameless’ Opens in Fourth

June 1, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Mad Max: Fury Road” remained on top of the Korean box office. The Warner Bros. release suffered a drop of only 17% week-on-week.

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Chinese Thriller ‘Silent Witness’ to Get Korean Remake

May 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chinese crime thriller “Silent Witness” is to be remade in South Korea.

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Cannes: Steven Paul Unveils Asian Talent Management Plans

May 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Veteran U.S. independent producer Steven Paul has unveiled plans to expand into Asian talent management.

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China Box Office: ‘Ultron’ takes 90% of Weekly Total

May 19, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” replaced “Furious 7” at the top of the Chinese box office, with another blistering start.

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CANNES: No End To Wanda’s Global Ambition

May 14, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chinese property and entertainment giant unveils "The Ghouls" at Cannes, confirms global cinema ambitions.

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Andrey Zvyagintsev To Head Shanghai Festival Jury

May 14, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russian director of last year’s Cannes revelation “Leviathan,” has been set as president of the jury at next month’s Shanghai International Film Festival.

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Cannes: Variety Critics on the Films They Can’t Miss

May 12, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Variety critics Justin Chang, Peter Debruge and Scott Foundas weigh in on their must-see movies at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (in as brief a manner as possible). (Click image for large preview.)

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Clara Kim Appointed ASCAP exec VP/general counsel

May 12, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced the appointment of Clara Kim as the music performing rights organization’s executive VP and general counsel. She succeeds Elizabeth Matthews, who was named CEO in January.

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‘China’s Next Top Model’ To Be Produced by IPCN

May 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Rights and formats broker, IPCN is to co-produce the next series of hit reality show “China’s Next Top Model.”

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Cannes: Vietnam’s ‘Yellow Flowers’ Picked by Fortissimo

May 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fortissimo Films has picked up Vietnamese social drama “Yellow Flowers on The Green Grass,” a 1980s set picture, directed by Victor Vu.

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