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  • BUSAN: CJ Entertainment Announces Next Year's Slate

    CJ Entertainment, which is enjoying its biggest ever year at the box office, has unveiled another powerhouse slate for 2014-15. Kicking off in December, it will release "Ode to My Father," a big-budget drama that marks the return to directing of JK Yoon,...
  • What's Behind SoftBank's Big Moves in Hollywood?

    Masayoshi Son, the telecommunications mogul behind Tokyo-based SoftBank, has become the first Japanese player in nearly 25 years -- since Matsushita's purchase of Universal Studios -- to buy his way into Hollywood. With the entertainment industry still...
  • Film Review: 'The Book of Life'

    The visuals outshine the story in "The Book of Life," a lively animated tale that mixes age-old myths with today's toon tropes. But what lovely visuals they are. The feature debut of smallscreen animator Jorge R. Gutierrez (co-creator of Nickelodeon's "El...
  • Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019

    Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019
    After 13 years of negotiations and planning, Universal Parks & Resorts said Monday it would open a $3.3-billion, 300-acre theme park in Beijing. The company and its Chinese partners did not set an opening date, but state-run media said the complex would...
  • SoftBank to Acquire Online-Video Startup DramaFever

    Japan's SoftBank Group said it will acquire DramaFever, an Internet video-on-demand player that specializes in international TV shows and movies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, New York-based DramaFever has raised $12 million to...
  • Warner Bros., Brett Ratner cut deal to create Chinese investment fund

    Warner Bros. is partnering with filmmaker Brett Ratner and two Shanghai-based companies to create a fund that will invest in film, television and live entertainment projects targeting Chinese audiences. The entity, called the Creative Fund, will be...
  • 'Book of Life' Director On Pitching Guillermo Del Toro, Mixing '1,000 Influences'

    It was the pitch from hell. Jorge Gutierrez had been granted entry to Guillermo Del Toro's Los Angeles home, hoping to convince the "Pan's Labyrinth" filmmaker to produce "The Book of Life," an animated fantasy centered around the Day of the Dead. He...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg Reflects on Career, Muses on Future at London Fest Talk

    DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg was in a typically ebullient mood as he addressed an industry audience Oct. 14 with his keynote address at the London Film Festival's Industry Program. The keynote was timed to mark the 20th anniversary of...
  • Hearst Corp. buys 25% stake in AwesomenessTV

    Hearst Corp. buys 25% stake in AwesomenessTV
    DreamWorks Animation has sold a 25% stake in its popular YouTube teen network AwesomenessTV to Hearst Corp. The New York-based media company, which holds interests in cable channels ESPN and A&E and the magazines Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping,...
  • Future of Sony's Amy Pascal questioned after hacked email revelations

    Future of Sony's Amy Pascal questioned after hacked email revelations
    Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairman Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful executives in Hollywood, has come under intensifying pressure after the release of confidential emails in which she made racially insensitive remarks about President Obama....
  • John Woo's 'The Crossing' sinks at China box office

    John Woo's 'The Crossing' sinks at China box office
    John Woo’s highly anticipated romantic nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” could not right its ship in its second week in Chinese theaters, sinking to third place in the box-office rankings in the seven days ending Sunday. Woo’s...