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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg

    Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg
    While he negotiates the possible sale of his studio, Jeffrey Katzenberg isn't retreating from his role as Hollywood's chief fundraiser for Democratic Party. Katzenberg, chief executive of DreamWorks Animation, will co-host a fundraiser for Senate...
  • AwesomenessTV's Big Frame Hires Larry Shapiro, Fullscreen Head of Talent (Exclusive)

    Larry Shapiro, head of talent at YouTube multichannel network Fullscreen, is jumping ship to Big Frame, the MCN now owned by DreamWorks Animation's AwesomenessTV, Variety has learned. At Big Frame, Shapiro will work with founder Sarah Penna to sign deals...
  • Self-Control is Killing Japanese Movie Prospects

    TOKYO - A predictable handful of Japanese movies each year receive regular slots in international film festivals, especially if the films are made by such established auteurs such as Hirokazu Kore'eda, or Naomie Kawase, or by mavericks Takashi Miike and...
  • SoftBank Corp. investing $250 million in Legendary Entertainment

    SoftBank Corp. is making its first investment in a Hollywood studio as the Japanese technology giant seeks to bring more content to its mobile and digital networks. The cash-flush company said Thursday that it will invest $250 million in Legendary...
  • Hillary Clinton to Headline Hollywood-Centric Fundraiser for 2014 Senate Candidates

    In what is being buzzed about as a prelude to a possible presidential run, Hillary Clinton will headline a Hollywood-centric fundraiser on Oct. 20 for Democratic Senate candidates, with Jeffrey Katzenberg and Casey Wasserman as hosts, sources said. A...
  • Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Makes $6 Million Gift to MPTF

    The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation is giving a $6 million gift to the Motion Picture and Television Fund. The money will establish The Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Center for Behavioral Health on MPTF's Woodland Hills campus along with boosting the endowment fund at...