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Mithila Palkar, Jaaved Jaaferi, Siam Ahmed Get ‘In the Ring’ With Muslim Woman Boxer Project (EXCLUSIVE)

India’s Mithila Palkar (Netflix’s “Little Things”) and Jaaved Jaaferi (“Sooryavanshi”) and Bangladesh’s Siam Ahmed (“Shaan”) have joined the cast of “In the Ring (Story of a Burqa Boxer).”…

TaP Music President Wendy Ong Opens Up Her Career, Confidence and Discrimination for AAPI Month

Wendy Ong brings an extraordinarily diverse background to her current role as president of TaP Music. Her career path has led her from Singapore to Hong Kong to…

Singapore Entertainment Lawyer Samuel Souw Barred From Practicing After Assaulting Staff

Prominent Singapore entertainment lawyer Samuel Souw Theng Beng has lost his license to practise law after a court ruled on Wednesday that he should be barred for a…

IFC Films Buys Jessie Buckley’s ‘Hot Milk’ From HanWay, MUBI Strikes Multi-Territory Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights from HanWay Films on Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s “Hot Milk,” starring Academy Award nominee Jessie Buckley, Fiona Shaw and Vicky Krieps. Streaming service…

Taiwan Returns to Cannes Film Market With XR and VR Fare

The Taiwan Pavilion returns to the Marché du Film this year with a beefed-up version after two years of interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting 91 titles…

Golden Ratio Backs Pa. Ranjith for ‘Vettuvam’ Film and Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian activist filmmaker Pa. Ranjith is to begin production later this year on “Vettuvam” (aka “The Hunted”), a linked film and TV series about standing up to injustice…

Indian Hit Film ‘The Kashmir Files’ is Banned in Singapore

The Indian hit film ‘The Kashmir Files’ has been banned in Singapore by the country’s InfoComm Media Development Authority, on the grounds that it could disturb religious harmony.…

ZEE5 Global Reveals 80-Title 2022 Slate Across Languages (EXCLUSIVE)

South Asian focused streamer ZEE5 Global has revealed an 80-strong 2022 slate spread over multiple Indian languages. It includes 40 original series and 40 films. New originals include…

Major Hollywood Film to Kick Off U.K.’s New Wycombe Film Studios – Global Bulletin

STUDIOS Stage Fifty‘s Wycombe Film Studios, a new eight-stage 295,000 sq ft boutique studio, will kick off with a major Hollywood feature film that will start shooting in…

Eco-Thriller ‘Last Light’ to World Premiere at Monte-Carlo Television Fest, Big U.S. Turnout Expected

MGM’s five-part limited series “Last Light” will make its world premiere at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, kicking off the festival’s 61st edition as the opening screening. Adapted from…

Kenneth Tsang, Hong Kong Actor and Kung Fu Pioneer, Dies at 86

Kenneth Tsang, a veteran Hong Kong actor who starred in pioneering martial arts movies, has died. He was 86. Tsang (aka Tsang Kong) was staying in the Kowloon…

JTBC’s New Look as Studio LuluLala Heralds Plans to Expand to the Next Level

Korean TV powerhouse JTBC is upping its game and changing its name in order to stay at the forefront of the worldwide Korean content explosion. While the parent…