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India's Reliance Industries to acquire stake in Eros, collaborate on content

Companies to invest up to $150m to jointly produce and acquire Indian films and digital originals across all languages.

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Mirovision sells 'Brothers In Heaven' (exclusive)

Crime drama sells to Japan, Taiwan and the Phillippines.

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Hakuhodo close sales on ‘Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms’ (exclusive)

The film is the directorial debut of anime screenwriter Mari Okada.

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China box office: 'Monster Hunt 2' powers weekend to global record

Six major Chinese-language titles deliver $535m, the biggest three-day weekend in a single market ever.

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China, German delegations to discuss co-pro treaty (exclusive)

Bridging The Dragon initiative also teaming with EFM and Asian Film and Television Promotion for Sino-European Production Seminar.

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First look: Lou Ye's period drama 'Saturday Fiction' (exclusive)

Cast includes Gong Li, Mark Chao, Tom Wlaschiha, Pascal Greggory and Joe Odagiri.

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Gaga Corp picks up international rights to Takahisa Zeze drama (exclusive)

Company also shares sales duties on new Hirokazu Kore-eda drama.

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Arclight Films signs on to 'Year Of The Dogs' for EFM (exclusive)

Ting Liang’s feature times with Chinese New Year celebrating the animal.

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Celluloid Dreams sells 'Mutafukaz' to UK, Germany (exclusive)

LA-inspired dystopia plays host to this animated fantasy.

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Kuwait's KNCC and Front Row to launch three multiplexes in Saudi Arabia by end of 2018

Joint venture will see 27 screens across the sites in Riyadh, Jeddah and Damman.

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Korea's CJ strikes deals for Noh Dong-seok's 'Golden Slumber' (exclusive)

Thriller heading to Taiwan, Hong Kong, India and Australia and New Zealand.

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Wide picks up Berlin Panorama title 'Garbage' (exclusive)

Socio-political drama is the only Indian film in Berlin official selection this year.

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Rediance picks up Hu Bo's 'An Elephant Sitting Still' (exclusive)

Bo’s only feature film before his death last year premieres in Berlinale Forum.

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Sparkle Roll closes deals for 'A Better Tomorrow 2018' (exclusive)

Reboot of John Woo’s 1986 classic will close CinemAsia Film Festival.

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Lionsgate India appoints Maitreyee Dasgupta as creative head

Dasgupta worked at Viacom18 Motion Pictures on hits like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Gangs Of Wasseypur.

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Korean Film Council reports industry exports up by 17.5% in 2017

Report notes strong trend for global OTT buyers of Korean films such as Train To Busan and The Handmaiden.

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China box office: 'Secret Superstar' top again, surpasses 'Your Name'

It was a flat week at the box office, with New Year blockbusters waiting in the wings.

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Vue International strikes deal to build first cinemas in Saudi Arabia for 35 years

Exhibitors targets up to 30 multiplexes in three years.