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  • Ivanhoe and Galloping Horse Ride Off With China Rights to 'Begin Again'

    CANNES -- Ivanhoe Pictures and Beijing Galloping Horse Film have jointly acquired the Chinese theatrical and all platform rights for John Carney's "Begin Again." The film, which premiered in Toronto last September, is a comedy about a dejected music...
  • 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...
  • Pakistanis in disputed Kashmir worry about rise of Indian nationalist

    Pakistanis in disputed Kashmir worry about rise of Indian nationalist
    The rugged, snow-laced beauty of the Himalayan countryside masks a creeping sense of worry about political developments taking place far below these mountains. In neighboring India, Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu nationalist with a history of...
  • Cannes Q&A: Director Asia Argento On Why Her 'Misunderstood' Is Not Autobiographical

    Asia Argento is at Cannes with "Misunderstood," the third feature directed by the Italian multi-hyphenate, and one of two works by women directors representing Italy in the fest's official selection. The film screens today, May 22, in Un Certain Regard....
  • Lo último que se escuchó del avión malasio fueron palabras del copiloto

    Lo último que se escuchó del avión malasio fueron palabras del copiloto
    El copiloto del avión perdido de Malaysia Airlines pronunció las últimas palabras que se escucharon en la cabina, dijo el lunes el consejero delegado de la aerolínea, mientras los investigadores empiezan a considerar un suicidio del capitán o del primer...
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down
    Six weeks before the Afghan election, at a meeting at the presidential palace, women's rights activist Sima Samar gently teased President Hamid Karzai about being a short-timer. Karzai suddenly grew emotional, Samar recalled. "To be honest, my sister, I...
  • Kashkari does not rule out additional contributions to his campaign

    He’s already invested $2 million of his own cash in a bid for the governor’s office, and on Sunday, GOP candidate Neel Kashkari said he wouldn’t rule out future campaign infusions from his own bank account. “Nothing is determined...
  • South Korean president to disband coast guard over ferry response

    South Korean president to disband coast guard over ferry response
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye announced Monday that she would disband the coast guard because of its inept efforts to rescue those stranded aboard a sinking ferry, which left more than 300 people dead or missing, mostly high school students....
  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • CANNES: Korea's Pan Cinema Wins Bid Battle For 'Helios'

    South Korean rights to Hong Kong police thriller "Helios" were acquired by Pan Cinema from Media Asia after a bid battle. "Almost every major Korean company gave us an offer on this exciting title," said Media Asia executive Frederick Tsui. "We finally...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...