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  • CANNES: U.S.'s Magnum Films Picks Three Pic Pack From Media Asia

    Magnum Films has picked up North American rights to "Don't Go Breaking My Heart," the sequel to 2011 Johnnie To-directed romantic comedy "Don't Go Breaking My Heart." Hong Kong-based production and sales company Media Asia says that Magnum also bought...
  • Star Chinese Movies at 20: Movie Channel Eyes More Territories, More Production

    Star Chinese Movies has been through a succession of changes in its 20-year history, changes that reflect many of the currents in Chinese cinema and Asian television -- not to mention the shifting tastes of the audiences it serves. "Hong Kong films...
  • HBO Speeds up Content to Asia Region

    HONG KONG - HBO Asia is to further cut the time delay between the North American screening of its original content and its subsequent screening on its regional Asian feed. From July HBO and Cinemax original content, starting with Steven Soderbergh-...
  • FBI seeks to get files from Malaysia pilot's flight simulator

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The FBI probably will be able to retrieve material deleted from the flight simulator used by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to determine whether he rehearsed plans to divert the Boeing 777 after it...
  • Turner, Lee Take on WarnerTV in Asia

    HONG KONG -- Turner International Asia Pacific has taken operational responsibility for WarnerTV, a general entertainment channel that focuses on U.S. TV series. Turner announced that it had appointed Marianne Lee to run the channels as VP, content,...
  • Discovery Feeds Channel Launch By China's WASU

    HONG KONG -- Chinese cable TV giant WASU and Discovery Communications have struck a content agreement for Wasu's new Qiu Suo pay-TV channel. Discovery will serve as a channel and content consultant to WASU for Qiu Suo (which translates to 'quest for...
  • Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue

    Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on the Japanese government on Tuesday to “speak plainly” about a dark chapter in the country’s history in which Korean, Chinese and other women were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army...
  • Media Asia Moves Into the Mainland

    These days, Media Asia is a pillar of the Hong Kong film industry establishment. It can boast a production pipeline connected to a large talent pool, enviable connections in mainland China, a profile in Hollywood and even a stock market listing. But it...
  • Media Asia Diversifies with Music, Talent Pacts

    While Media Asia started life primarily with a focus on the production of Hong Kong films, the company has expanded as the landscape of the entertainment industry across Asia has expanded. The diversification of the Media Asia Group over the past 20...
  • Obama's foreign policy goals struggling on several fronts

    SEOUL — Halfway through a long-delayed visit to four allies in Asia, President Obama is struggling to sell a foreign policy strategy that seems under siege on multiple fronts. When he landed in Seoul on Friday, Obama had not locked down a key...
  • Junior star Asia Durr thrives amid hype at Nike Invitational

    HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort. Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...