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HAF Project Market Selection Reflects COVID Impact on Storytelling

Leading indie film project market, the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum has revealed a selection of 28 titles for its twentieth edition and confirmed that it will be…

Berlinale Reveals Series, Generation, Co-Production Market Titles

The shortened in-person Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 10-16) has revealed a raft of high profile shows that will participate in keenly anticipated annual fixture Berlinale Series. The strand…

Marvel’s Eternals Superheroes Get New Digital Comics Series

Marvel Entertainment is launching the “Eternals: The 500-Year War” digital comics series with brand-new stories featuring Earth’s oldest defenders, timed to sync up with Thursday’s streaming release of…

‘Call My Agent!’ Set for More International Remakes With Disney Plus, HBO Go, NBC (EXCLUSIVE)

“Call My Agent!,” the hit French show set at a Parisian talent agency, is set for a number of international adaptations with remakes in the works at top…

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Stands as Eighth-Highest Grossing Movie in History With $1.5 Billion Globally

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is still breaking box office records. Sony’s latest web-slinging Marvel adventure has grossed $1.53 billion worldwide, cementing its place as the eighth-highest grossing movie…

China Officially Streams ‘Saimdang’ First Korean Drama in Six Years

China quietly released a Korean TV series via official channels for the first time in six years this week. The move is the latest “symbolic milestone” that a…

Global Box Office Hit $21.4 Billion in 2021, Says Analyst

Global cinema box office reached $21.4 billion in 2021, according to calculations by researcher Gower Street Analytics. Powered by a “Spider-Man: No Way Home” surge in the last…

China Lifts Asia-Pacific to 64% Box Office Gain in 2021, Says Analyst

Theatrical box office in four of the biggest territories in Asia-Pacific grew by nearly 64% in the first months of 2021, to hit $8.22 billion, said S&P Global…

Critics Choice Foreign-Language Nominees Give Voice to Global Protests

Red jumpsuits, Salvador Dalí masks and the Italian anti-fascist revolutionary anthem “Bella Ciao” are no longer merely elements that comprise the iconoclastic Spanish caper drama “Money Heist.” They’ve…

The Unique Draws of the SAG Awards: “Where the Actors Party in the Actors’ House”

Despite the uncertainty that all of this season’s awards ceremonies are contending with around the impact of the COVID Omicron variant, the 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards…

From ‘CODA’ to ‘Succession,’ Last Looks on SAG Awards Contenders

Voting is still open for the 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations through 5 p.m. PT Jan. 9. And that’s a good thing because there are so…

From ‘West Side Story’ to ‘Squid Game,’ an Analysis of the 2022 Critics Choice Awards Ballot

The members of the Broadcast Film Journalists Assn. (BFJA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. (BTJA), who vote for the annual Critics Choice Awards in their respective media, always…