Posts Tagged ‘news’

‘The Birth of a Nation’ First Trailer Debuts

April 15, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A day after stirring up buzz at CinemaCon, Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for the Sundance Film Festival hit “The Birth of a Nation.” Nate Parker — this year’s CinemaCon breakthrough director of the year award winner — wrote, directed, produced and stars in the period drama. More to come.

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Chinese ‘Hide And Seek’ Shoots for Village Roadshow Asia (EXCLUSIVE)

April 14, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Principal photography is now underway on “Hide And Seek,” a Chinese adaptation of a Korean suspense thriller.

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Orange Is the New Black Star Reveals Her Favorite ‘Guilty Pleasure’ TV Shows

April 12, 2016  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Specs Age 26 Claim to fame Stars as Taystee on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black; currently appearing as Sofia in The Color Purple on Broadway Base New York Twitter @thedanieb Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Danielle Brooks: Most of the time, it's Twitter. It's an easy way to get the news and know what's going on in the world. There's also this newsletter called theSkimm that I read. I love it because their headlines are so up to date with my generation [laughs], and it talks about really complicated subjects but in terms that I understand. And then after that, I'll hit Instagram. Who do you follow on Instagram? I love following plus-size models like Precious Lee , Ashley Graham and Tess Holliday . I also follow a lot of pages about fitness or detoxing and healthy eating because that's kind of where I am right now with spring, summer coming [laughs]. I follow all my girls from Orange. And I love BeBeautifulLA , who posts beautiful pictures of black women showing off stretch marks or wearing full African garb or naked, but done tastefully. She also posts beautiful poems about loving yourself and your body.

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ First Trailer Arrives

April 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Disney released the first trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Thursday morning on Good Morning America. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” hits theaters on Dec. 16. More to come.

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CinemaCon: Korean Immersive Format ScreenX Targets Hollywood And China

April 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Unwrapping its ScreenX immersive technology at CinemaCon, CJ-CGV hopes to dazzle exhibitors and filmmakers from Hollywood and China.

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Brett Ratner, Danis Tanovic, Yojiro Takita Join Beijing Festival Jury

April 7, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Brett Ratner will head the jury at the Beijing International Film Festival which gets underway later this month

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Korea’s CJ-CGV Increases Stake in Indonesia’s Blitz

April 6, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

South Korean exhibition giant CJ-CGV has spent $30.1 million to increase its stake in the CGV-Blitz cinema chain in Indonesia

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MipTV: ‘Dragon’s Den’ Business TV Show To Be Adapted in China (EXCLUSIVE)

April 4, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Reality TV show, “Dragon’s Den” / "Shark Tank" is to be produced in China for broadcaster Shenzhen TV.

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ATV, World’s Oldest Chinese TV Channel, Closes Down

April 2, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hong Kong's Asia Television, the world’s first Chinese-language TV broadcaster, closed down a few seconds before midnight on Friday

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CJ Entertainment and Major Cineplex Seal Thailand Joint Production Pact

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

South Korea’s CJ Entertainment and Thailand’s Major Cineplex create a joint venture to produce movies for Thai and SE Asian markets.

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