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Netflix Teases More ‘Hellbound’ and ‘Money Heist: Korea’ at Tudum Fan Presentation

Full and proper confirmation of a second season of mystery horror series “Hellbound” was high on the agenda of Netflix’s consumer-oriented Tudum presentation. Korean shows have repeatedly achieved top ratings...

Tokyo Film Festival Unveils Full Lineup for In-Person Event

Iranian action drama “World War III,” which won two awards at the recent Venice festival, will feature among the main competition titles at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival. The...

Tencent Music Makes Quiet Start in Hong Kong Stock Trading

Shares of Tencent Music Entertainment, China’s largest online music company, made a slow but steady start Wednesday in trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. At the lunchtime trading break,...

Platforms Focus on Profitability in Australia, Asia-Pacific’s Most Mature Streaming Market, Says Study

Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video compete for second position behind Netflix in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region’s most developed streaming market. But, increasingly, all premium SVOD suppliers are focusing on profitability rather...

Julie Taymor to Head Jury at Tokyo Film Festival

Veteran film, theater and opera director Julie Taymor has been set as the president of the competition jury at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival. Taymor (“The Lion King”) will...

China’s Wang Xiaoshuai Goes Low Budget and Improvisational in Toronto Drama ‘The Hotel’

Wang Xiaoshuai, director of “So Long, My Son” and “Red Amnesia,” will be the most senior mainland Chinese director to present a new film at a major Western festival this year....

How Asian Media and Commonwealth Countries Covered the Death of Queen Elizabeth

For Asian media operators, the death of Queen Elizabeth II occurred in the middle of the night — Buckingham Palace made its announcement at 6.30 p.m. BST on Thursday — which...

Tony Leung to be Feted as Asian Filmmaker of the Year at Busan Film Festival

Tony Leung Chiu-wai, the Hong Kong star of “In The Mood For Love” and Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” has been named Asian Filmmaker of the Year...

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