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Indian Streaming Platforms Weigh up Unclear Future of Content Regulation

Earlier this month, the previously self-regulated Indian streaming sector was brought under the purview of the country’s Information and Broadcastin

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India Sends Festival Favorite ‘Jallikattu’ to the Oscars

The Film Federation of India has selected Lijo Jose Pellissery’s “Jallikattu” as the country’s representative in the 2020 Oscars’ best inter

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Luang Prabang Film Festival Sets Fully Virtual Selection

The Laos-based Luang Prabang Film Festival has set out a selection that focuses strongly on films from South East Asia, or were made in or about the r

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The Philippines Picks ‘Mindanao’ for Oscars Foreign Film Category

The Philippines has selected the Brillante Mendoza-directed war drama “Mindanao” as its national contender for the Academy Awards best internation

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Japan’s Wowow Joins ‘Tokyo Vice’ Alongside Endeavor and HBO Max

Wowow, Japan’s leading premium pay-TV broadcaster, has boarded the high profile international TV series “Tokyo Vice,” on which Michael Mann is

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Netflix Adds Seven Movies and Series From South Korea

Global streaming giant Netflix has acquired three high profile feature films and added four new series from South Korea. The country is currently ridi

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BBC Series ‘Line of Duty’ Wraps COVID-Interrupted Shoot – Global Bulletin

In today’s bulletin, “Line of Duty” wraps filming; ViacomCBS and Morena team on “The Kellys”; Netflix is set to change its Spanish billing s

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Korea’s CJ Expands Format Sales Deal With Fremantle on ‘I Can See Your Voice’

South Korean media company CJ ENM has set an expanded partnership with global producer and distributor Fremantle, for hit format “I Can See Your Vo

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Zhang Yimou’s ‘One Second’ Pulled From China’s Golden Rooster Festival

Zhang Yimou’s “One Second” has been pulled from China’s Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival, where it had been given pride of pla

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‘Soul,’ ‘Monster Hunter’ Set December Release Dates in China Cinemas

Pixar’s “Soul” and video game adaptation “Monster Hunter” are set to hit the big screen in China in December. The hotly anticipated “Soul

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Japanese Entertainment Icon Kitano Takeshi Set For Netflix Biopic Treatment

A new Netflix movie has been announced based on the early career of comedian and film director Kitano Takeshi. Titled “Asakusa Kid,” the film is

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Covenant Pictures Launched by Former Lotte Executives (EXCLUSIVE)

South Korea, a hotbed of contemporary cultural fervor, is to get a significant new development and production company headed by veteran studio executi

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K-Pop Titans Super Junior Sign With ICM (EXCLUSIVE)

ICM Partners has signed K-Pop titans Super Junior for representation in all territories except Asia, the company has announced. The group released its

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‘Delhi Crime,’ Glenda Jackson, Billy Barratt Triumph at International Emmy Awards

Netflix’s “Delhi Crime” won best drama series at the 48th International Emmy Awards while iconic British actor Glenda Jackson and 13-year-old Bi

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WarnerMedia Revamps Senior Management in Southeast Asia, India and South Korea

WarnerMedia International has unveiled what it calls a “new-look organization and leadership” group in India, Southeast Asia and Korea. The move p

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‘Collectors’ Wins Korea Box Office Weekend as Coronavirus Alert Level Is Raised Again

Treasure hunt film, “Collectors” held on to top spot at another depressed Korean box office. The film earned $1.32 million with a 36% market share

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‘Caught in Time’ Lifts China Box Office to $51 Million Weekend

Hong Kong-produced “Caught in Time” gave fresh life to the mainland China box office over its opening weekend. The fantasy crime thriller about a

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‘My Missing Valentine’ Tops Golden Horse Awards

“My Missing Valentine,” a fantasy comedy drama directed by Chen Yu-hsun, won the top prize at the 57th edition of Golden Horse Awards. It collecte

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to Debut in China Week Before U.S. Release

“Wonder Woman 1984” will hit theaters in China on Dec. 18, a week before the Warner Bros. tentpole launches in North America simultaneously in the

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International Emmy Nominee Arjun Mathur Talks ‘Made In Heaven’, Freedom (EXCLUSIVE)

Ever since he made his debut in Mira Nair’s 2008 HIV-awareness short “Migration,” Indian actor Arjun Mathur has been a constant film and televis

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