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Greta Scacchi, Leila George and Sam Corlett Start Production on ‘He Ain’t Heavy’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Greta Scacchi, daughter Leila George and Sam Corlett will next week start production on “He Ain’t Heavy” a West Australia-set drama by first time feature director David Vincent Smith. Inspired...

Ray Cordeiro, ‘Uncle Ray,’ World’s Most Durable DJ, Dies at 98

Ray Cordeiro, a fixture of the music scene in Hong Kong for some seven decades, died on Friday, age 98. His funeral committee said on Saturday local time that Cordeiro,...

Malala Yousafzai Boards ‘Stranger at the Gate,’ Oscar Shortlist Film About U.S. Marine’s Conversion to Islam

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has boarded the Oscar-shortlisted documentary short film “Stranger at the Gate” as executive producer. The film, which charts the surprising change of heart of...

Saudi Arabia, Singapore Funds Plow $966 Million Into Korea’s Kakao Entertainment

Riding high in global TV, music and film, the Korean entertainment industry is poised for another hefty injection of capital. Kakao Entertainment, which stretches across K-pop, webtoons and online story-telling,...

Fox Alternative Entertainment Trials ‘The Masterpiece’ Competition Series in Thailand

“The Masterpiece,” an artistic talent competition show, took to the airwaves on Wednesday in Thailand. The Thai launch is regarded as a proof of concept or experiment that, if...

‘Citizens at War: A Year in Ukraine’ Documentary Series Backed by International Coalition

An international coalition of producers and distributors have come together to deliver “Citizens at War: A Year in Ukraine.” The six-part documentary series is expected include interviews with Ukrainian President, Volodymyr...

China Box Office: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Reaches $190 Million Total, Wins Fourth Weekend

“Avatar: The Way of Water” continued its uneven box office career in mainland China with a fourth weekend at the top of the charts. The film earned $16.5 million (RMB114...

Korea Box Office: ‘Avatar 2’ Fourth Weekend Win Gives Bright New Year Start After Industry’s Patchy 2022 Recovery

South Korea’s box office continued its “Avatar”-powered strong run into a fourth weekend, with overall takings exceeding $15 million during the first normal Friday to Sunday of the new year. ...

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