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  • Paramount rushes to end 'Transformers' dispute in China

    Hollywood studios, salivating over China's booming movie market, are falling over themselves to sew up deals on the mainland. But just days before its global launch of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Paramount Pictures got a crash course in just how...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • CANNES: Korean Sales Co. Finecut to Handle Romance 'Obsessed'

    Korean sales powerhouse Finecut will handle "Obsessed," a steamy romance from Kim Dae-woo, writer of "Untold Scandal." The pic gets a wide release today in South Korea through hard-charging indie distributor Next Entertainment World. Recently launched...
  • Cannes: IM Global Inks Output Deal With China's Huayi Brothers (EXCLUSIVE)

    Los Angeles indie sales powerhouse IM Global has struck an output deal with China's Huayi Brothers Media to handle international sales on Huayi's Chinese film productions. Titles will be represented by IM Global's Anthem division, which specializes in...
  • Star Chinese Movies at 20: Movie Channel has Evolved With Asian Market

    Star Chinese Movies was launched in Taiwan in 1994 by regional pay-TV pioneer Satellite Television Asian Region (Star Television), which only a couple of years earlier had been bought by News Corp. from Hong Kong telecom giant PCCW. The choice of...
  • 'Classmate' Keeps China Box Office Lead

    HONG KONG -Chinese-language films took the top three places at the mainland Chinese box office, though "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" delivered a record setting opening and claimed fourth spot from a single day of business. Romance, "My Old Classmate"...
  • Wong Kar Wai, 'The Grandmaster' win big at Hong Kong Film Awards

    Wong Kar Wai, 'The Grandmaster' win big at Hong Kong Film Awards
    "The Grandmaster," Wong Kar Wai's period martial-arts movie starring Tony Leung and Zhang Ziyi, was the big winner at the 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday, taking home 12 prizes including the statuette for best picture. Wong won the prize for...
  • Reel China: Director John Woo to lead Beijing film festival jury

    Reel China: Director John Woo to lead Beijing film festival jury
    BEIJING -- Director-producer John Woo will head up the jury at the fourth annual Beijing International Film Festival, which kicks off April 16, organizers said. Woo, 67, is the Hong Kong helmer of films including "Mission: Impossible II," "A Better...
  • 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...
  • CANNES: Fortissimo Entranced by China's 'Great Hypnotist'

    HONG KONG - "The Great Hypnotist," on course to be one of the biggest Chinese films of the year, is set to get a global outing. The supernatural-mystery will be represented jointly by Hong Kong's Fortissimo Films and China's Wanda Media, and will be...
  • 'Transformers' to Smash Box Office Record in China, Viacom Chief Predicts

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will take China by storm, Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman predicted Thursday at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. "It's going to be huge and will probably set a box office record in China," the...