Pan-Asian broadcaster Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has signed exclusive output deals with Hong Kong-based producers Mega-Vision Project Workshop (MVP) and Universe Entertainment.
The deals cover first-run pay-TV rights, pay-per-view and VoD for all upcoming movies from the two studios for CTE’s Celestial Movies channel in Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.
The Hong Kong-based broadcaster has similar deals with local studios Media Asia Distribution, Emperor Motion Pictures and Distribution Workshop.
Headed by prolific director-producer Wong Jing, MVP recently produced Young And Dangerous: Reloaded, a remake of the classic triad franchise, and comedy Princess And The Seven Kung Fu Masters.
Upcoming MVP productions include From Vegas To Macau, starring Chow Yun Fat, Nicholas Tse and Chapman To, and comedies Mr & Mrs Player, directed by Wong Jing, and Black Comedy, directed by Wilson Chin.
Universe’s upcoming slate includes the Pang Brothers’ fire-fighting drama Out Of Inferno 3D, starring Louis Koo, Sean Lau and Lee Sinje, and action epic The White Storm, directed by Benny Chan.