12-Feb-2008Korea's CJ Entertainment had a busy weekend selling to both Europe and Asia - sealing a four-picture deal with Germany's Splendid and selling three Asian territories on A Man Who Was Superman, starring Jun Ji-hyun.Splendid has pre-bought all German rights to The Divine Weapon, which wrapped two weeks ago, on the basis of three minutes footage that CJ is showing here at the EFM.Directed ...
10-Feb-2008Natacha Devillers' Les Petites Lumieres is launching a project to bring Western filmmakers to China to make genre movies. Devillers is developing a slate of low-budget genre films - entitled China Syndromes - in partnership with Taiwanese producer Wendy Kuan and UK filmmaker Simon Rumley. Among the directors who are developing projects for the slate are Thomas Clay (The Great Ecstasy Of Robert Carmichael), Karim Hussain ...
6-Feb-2008Peter Poon has quit as general manager of regional broadcaster Star TV's Hong Kong-based content arm, Fortune Star Entertainment, to pursue his own projects.
17-Jan-2008Ang Lee's highly-acclaimed Lust, Caution and Peter Ho-sun Chan's war epic The Warlords picked up the most nominations for this year's Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong, with six nods apiece including best film and best director.