Production News


Chasing The Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch

Filmart: Mega-Vision launches Wong Jing’s wuxia Legend

Wong Jing to direct a revamp of a Louis Cha wuxia novel, Legend Of The Heaven Sword And Dragon Saber.

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Agencies claim end of packaging fees would have cost writers $49m in 2017-18 TV season

War of words continues as WGA publishes second report in a week.

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Qumra 2019: The Black List's Franklin Leonard reveals global expansion dream

Founder in talks for first-look deal with Endeavor Content.

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Bulgaria eyes launch of cash production incentive

News announced at the annual Sofia Meetings and Sofia International Film Festival.


Brexit countdown: UK producers face uncertainty over EU shoots

“We’re assuming it’s business as usual unless we’re told otherwise.”

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Filmart: Chinese hit 'Project Gutenberg' to get Korean remake (exclusive)

The Bona Film Group production grossed $189m at the Chinese box office in October 2018.

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Filmart: Singapore's Akanga lines up two international co-pros (exclusive)

City Of Small Blessings and Tomorrow Is A Long Time will both shoot in Singapore this year.

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UK production boom: five significant studio projects in the works

Studios in Scotland, Oxford and Birmingham are being developed.


Toni Collette, Damian Lewis cast in Euros Lyn's UK drama 'Dream Horse'

Cornerstone to handle sales on title; Warner Bros pre-buys UK rights.


Heyday Television options London Book Fair hot title 'Mirrorland'

Debut novel has TV rights picked up by NBCUniversal-backed outfit.

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Alex Wolff, Imogen Poots to star in opioid crime drama 'Castle In The Ground'

Line 200, Ontario Creates, NOHFC, and Telefilm financing.

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Western Sweden launches 30% rebate for international film and TV productions

It is now the biggest incentive in the Nordic region.

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Cartoon Movie unveils the winners of its 2019 co-production forum

New feature projects from Ari Folman, Anca Damian, Karsten Killerich were also presented.

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Charlie Corwin named SK Global co-CEO amid production surge

Company recently announced Baccarat Queen, Billion Dollar Whale.


Isabel Coixet to make TV debut with HBO Europe series 'Foodie Love'

Project will be produced by Miss Wasabi Films.

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Feature doc about HandMade Films will be AMC's first UK original

An Accidental Studio will feature new and unseen archive interviews with Harrison, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Richard E. Grant.


Rachel Weisz to star in, produce 'Lanny' for The Bureau, BBC Films (exclusive)

Film project is an adaptation of Max Porter’s new novel.


Riz Ahmed to star in and produce UK drama 'Mughal Mowgli'

Pulse Films, Silvertown Films, BBC, Vice team for feature project.

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Akshay Kumar to star in Amazon India series 'The End'

Action thriller will be produced by Abundantia Entertainment, which also worked with Amazon on psychological thriller Breathe.

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India's Hotstar to remake BBC shows 'Criminal Justice', 'The Office'

Hotstar Specials to also include a remake of Israeli show Hostages and Mumbai-set political drama City Of Dreams.