Kim Jee-woon’s ‘Cobweb’ Overcomes Injunction, Confirms Major Holiday Release (EXCLUSIVE)

“Cobweb,” the Kim Jee-woon-directed satire that debuted at Cannes this year, has been cleared for theatrical release in its native Korea later this month. On Monday it saw […]

Kim Jee-woon’s ‘Cobweb’ Set for U.S. Theatrical Release

Kim Jee-woon’s black comedy “Cobweb,” which debuted this year at Cannes, is set for a U.S. theatrical release in early 2024. Rights to the picture were licensed by […]

Venice Classics: Unapologetic, ‘Bugis Street’ Director Yonfan Says Film Restoration Reveals New Layers of Image and Meaning

Hong Kong-based, Mainland China-born auteur Yonfan has scandalized and enthralled Chinese-speaking parts of Asia in a career that has spanned fine-art photography, filmmaking and journalism. Further afield, he […]

Busan Film Festival Competition Showcases Mori Tatsuya’s Feature Debut, Choi Ji’s Exploration of Hong Kong, Bangladesh Trio

The main competition section of the Busan International Film Festival is set to showcase two new features from Bangladeshi directors, the feature debut of Japanese documentary maker Mori […]

HYBE and Geffen Records Launch Girl Group Audition Shows on YouTube and Netflix as K-Pop Business Model Is Exported

HYBE Corp., the K-Pop powerhouse behind BTS, and the U.S.’s Geffen Records are to bring their global girl group audition efforts to Netflix as a docuseries that will […]

‘A Land Imagined’ Director Yeo Siew Hua Casts Taiwan Star Lee Kang-Sheng in Surveillance Thriller ‘Stranger Eyes’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Yeo Siew Hua, the Singaporean director whose “A Land Imagined” won the Locarno Film Festival’s top prize in 2018, has cast acclaimed Taiwanese actors Lee Kang-Sheng (“What Time […]