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  • China to Give Film Industry Cash Injection

    HONG KONG - China's film industry is to benefit from a government stimulus package, it was announced on Thursday. According to official news agency Xinhua there will be a cash injection of RMB1 billion ($163 million), provided by a cluster of ministries....
  • With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom

    With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom
    For the past few months, freelance investigative journalist Ji Xuguang has been researching a story on the Chinese government’s program of demolishing people’s homes to make way for development projects. He planned to pitch it to one of his...
  • China Film Group to Seek Stock Listing

    HONG KONG - China Film Group, the state-owned enterprise that dominates the Chinese movie industry, is set to raise up to $740 million from its upcoming share listing. The company will float, on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, shares of its China Film Corp....
  • Jeff Robinov in Talks with Chinese Conglom Fosun For Production Funding

    Former Warner Bros. film topper Jeff Robinov, whose expected financing with anchor investor Huayi Brothers Media Corp. failed to materialize, is in talks with Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and other foreign parties to potentially help fund...
  • No Change of Course, Kazuo Hirai Tells Sony AGM

    HONG KONG - Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony, reiterated a decision not to sell off the Japanese group's entertainment division. Hiai was speaking on Thursday (June 19) at Sony's annual general meeting in Tokyo and responded to questions. He said that the...
  • Korea's CJ to Revive '42nd Street' Again

    HONG KONG - Korean entertainment industry giant CJ E&M is to give another revival to Broadway musical "42nd Street. The Korean-language show will play in an initial season from July 8 to Aug. 31 at the CJ Towol Theater at the Seoul Arts Center. First...
  • Strong turnout for referendum on choosing Hong Kong's leader

    More than 400,000 Hong Kong residents cast electronic ballots Friday in a nonbinding referendum aimed at giving the Chinese city’s 7.2 million people more of a voice in how their chief executive is selected, organizers of the vote said. However,...
  • 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...
  • 'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker

    'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker
    Before "Transformers 4" pounds into cinemas next week (sorry, "Transformers: Age of Extinction"), let us take a moment to step back and consider a much smaller, 25-minute film from Chicago-based critic Kevin B. Lee called "Transformers: The Premake,"...
  • Fox International and Bona to Produce Chinese 'Bride Wars' Remake

    HONG KONG -- Production is now under way on a Chinese remake of "Bride Wars," the 2009 comedy that originally starred Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway. The Chinese-language retread stars Angelababy and Ni Ni and tells of two friends who become rivals and go...
  • Film Review: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

    It's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" -- as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual souls. So who cares if the human characters are even...