Frater Asia
France
Canada
Philippines
film
classical
Schools
Landmark
Frater Asia
France
Canada
Philippines
The website popstar.one is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.
Cannes Classics Title ‘The Churning’: Inside the Restoration of 1976 Indian Masterpiece - variety.com - India
variety.com
18.05.2024 / 07:39

Cannes Classics Title ‘The Churning’: Inside the Restoration of 1976 Indian Masterpiece

Naman Ramachandran The restored version of Indian filmmaker Shyam Benegal’s 1976 masterpiece “Manthan” (“The Churning”) is screening at the Cannes Film Festival‘s Cannes Classics strand. Shot by DoP Govind Nihalani in rural Gujarat, western India, the film is produced by 500,000 farmers who contributed towards its making, under the banner Gujarat Milk Co-Op Marketing Federation Ltd. The film is a fictionalized version of the beginnings of the dairy cooperative movement that transformed India from a milk-deficient nation to the world’s largest milk producer, inspired by Dr.

Duke Nicholson, William H. Macy, Tiffany Haddish, Stephen Dorff, Jake Weary & Julia Fox Set For Action-Thriller ‘The Deputy’ From ‘Narcos’ Co-Creator — Cannes Market - deadline.com - Canada - city Fargo
deadline.com
16.05.2024 / 13:15

Duke Nicholson, William H. Macy, Tiffany Haddish, Stephen Dorff, Jake Weary & Julia Fox Set For Action-Thriller ‘The Deputy’ From ‘Narcos’ Co-Creator — Cannes Market

EXCLUSIVE: Duke Nicholson (Us), William H. Macy (Fargo), Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip), Stephen Dorff (Blade), Jake Weary (Oh, Canada) and Julia Fox (Uncut Gems) are set to star in action-Thriller The Deputy, which Highland Film Group is launching for the Cannes market.

‘Don’t Cry Butterfly,’ Hanoi-Set Horror-Comedy, Flies to Korea’s Barunson E&A for Cannes Market Launch (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - Japan - Indonesia - Vietnam - Singapore - Philippines
variety.com
16.05.2024 / 05:07

‘Don’t Cry Butterfly,’ Hanoi-Set Horror-Comedy, Flies to Korea’s Barunson E&A for Cannes Market Launch (EXCLUSIVE)

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Korea’s Barunson E&A has picked up world sales rights to Vietnamese horror-comedy “Don’t Cry Butterfly.” Sales will be launched this week at the Cannes Market. Written and directed by Duong Dieu Linh, the Hanoi-set film follows a housewife who uses voodoo to try and get her cheating husband fall back into love with her, but instead invites a mysterious presence into the house.

‘Kangaroo’ Hops Into Action for Studiocanal’s Cultivator Films Australia - variety.com - Australia - France - county Patrick - city Sanctuary
variety.com
15.05.2024 / 20:01

‘Kangaroo’ Hops Into Action for Studiocanal’s Cultivator Films Australia

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Cultivator Films Australia, the local subsidiary of France’s Studiocanal, has begun production of “Kangaroo,” its first movie. It tells the story of Chris Barns, aka ‘Brolga,’ founder of the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs. Previously announced in December, the film is directed by Kate Woods (“The Umbrella Academy,” “The Good Lord Bird,” “Looking for Alibrandi”) and is written by Harry Cripps (“The Dry,” “Penguin Bloom”) with Melina Marchetta and additional material from Danielle MacLean & Peta-Lee Cole-Manolis.

EST N8 Adds Fantasia-Bound Korean Action Film ‘Mash Ville’ to Cannes Market Slate (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - Britain - Los Angeles - North Korea - Philippines - city Bangkok
variety.com
15.05.2024 / 07:59

EST N8 Adds Fantasia-Bound Korean Action Film ‘Mash Ville’ to Cannes Market Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Los Angeles- and Bangkok-based sales firm EST N8 has bulked up its Cannes Market film sales slate with a trio of completed Asian titles. “Mash Ville” stars Jeon Sin-hwan (“The Housemaid,” “Time Renegades”) and Park Jong-hwan (“Concrete Utopia,” “Hell Is Other People”) and weaves together the lives of pseudo-religious believers and eight strangers in a rural area. When their paths cross they must fight for survival.

‘The Desperate Chase’ Racks Up Pre-Sales Ahead of Cannes Market Launch by Korea’s Finecut - variety.com - France - Brazil - South Korea - city Seoul - Japan - Vietnam - Israel - Taiwan
variety.com
15.05.2024 / 07:59

‘The Desperate Chase’ Racks Up Pre-Sales Ahead of Cannes Market Launch by Korea’s Finecut

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Seoul-based film sales company, Finecut has notched pre-sales for its upcoming action-comedy “The Desperate Chase, which it is launching this week at the Cannes Film Festival‘s Cannes Market,. The film is an action comedy featuring a hot-blooded detective and a swindler who is also a master of disguise who team up to combat an evil mafia. Early rights buyers include Rights Cube for Japan, Apex Success Global for Taiwan and Mockingbird Pictures for Vietnam. Screening as a rough cut in the Cannes Market, the film is the second feature by Kim Jae-hoon, known for his debut with the body-switch action thriller “Devils,” which released in South Korea last year.

Asian Content Attracts and Retains 80% of Region’s VOD Audiences, Report - variety.com - China - Thailand - Japan - North Korea - Indonesia - Malaysia - Singapore - Taiwan - Philippines
variety.com
15.05.2024 / 06:59

Asian Content Attracts and Retains 80% of Region’s VOD Audiences, Report

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Asian audiences are increasingly turning to homegrown content in their streaming choices. Asian titles powering 80% of premium VOD engagement and customer acquisition, according to new research from research and consultancy firm Media Partners Asia. “The Rise of Asian Content” is based on passive tracking of 40,000 users by sister company AMPD in nine major Asian markets – Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand – over 15 months between Jan.

Magnus von Horn on How Cannes Contender ‘The Girl With the Needle’ Dances With Darkness: ‘Sometimes It’s Easier to Flirt With the Devil’ - variety.com - France - Denmark - Poland - city Copenhagen
variety.com
15.05.2024 / 06:59

Magnus von Horn on How Cannes Contender ‘The Girl With the Needle’ Dances With Darkness: ‘Sometimes It’s Easier to Flirt With the Devil’

Christopher Vourlias In the past decade, Swedish-Polish filmmaker Magnus von Horn has become something of a fixture on the French Riviera, with his latest film, “The Girl With the Needle,” the director’s third feature to debut at the Cannes Film Festival and his first to compete for the Palme d’Or. But the dark historical drama, which is set in post-WWI Copenhagen, marks a departure for the 40-year-old.

‘Civil War’ Set for Mainland China Theatrical Release - variety.com - Spain - France - Brazil - China - Belgium - Washington - Portugal - Finland
variety.com
15.05.2024 / 02:41

‘Civil War’ Set for Mainland China Theatrical Release

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Alex Garland’s critically-acclaimed “Civil War” has confirmed a theatrical release in mainland China. Marking the first A24 production to be released in China, it will arrive in cinemas from June 7. Huahua Media took rights to the film for China. Tech and entertainment giant Alibaba will also be partnering with Huahua throughout the release. Depicting a dystopian future America, the film’s story follows a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach Washington DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House.

New Gen Drives Biz as Taiwan Sees Rise of Younger Filmmakers With Global Ambition: ‘Everything is Possible in Taiwan’ - variety.com - France - China - Malaysia - Hong Kong - Singapore - Taiwan - city Taipei - city Hong Kong - Bhutan
variety.com
14.05.2024 / 06:05

New Gen Drives Biz as Taiwan Sees Rise of Younger Filmmakers With Global Ambition: ‘Everything is Possible in Taiwan’

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief The feature “Tales of Taipei” is a tribute to the low-pressure, culturally rich city, which has been shaped by its regional neighbors, taken in diverse peoples and distilled the multiple competing influences into a messy, happy-go-lucky morass. Produced by Bowie Tsang and Amy Ma, the film calls on 10 directors hailing from Malaysia, France, Bhutan and Hong Kong, and Taiwanese locals Yin Cheng-han and Remii Huang to contribute.“Everything is possible in Taiwan, everything exits side by side,” says Tsang, who was born in Hong Kong. “We have old Chinese myths.

Lucy Hale Set For Wayne Kramer Thriller ‘My One And Only’; Film Bridge Launching Sales At Cannes - deadline.com - Jordan - county Sherman - county Hale - county Yuma
deadline.com
13.05.2024 / 18:41

Lucy Hale Set For Wayne Kramer Thriller ‘My One And Only’; Film Bridge Launching Sales At Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) has signed on to star in My One and Only, a psychological thriller from writer-director Wayne Kramer (The Cooler) that’s being presented for worldwide sales at Cannes by Film Bridge International.

Mahershala Ali & Tom Hardy Set For NYC Crime Thriller ‘77 Blackout’ With Charles Roven & Cary Fukunaga: Hot Cannes Package - deadline.com - Italy - Hong Kong - county Hardy
deadline.com
12.05.2024 / 14:25

Mahershala Ali & Tom Hardy Set For NYC Crime Thriller ‘77 Blackout’ With Charles Roven & Cary Fukunaga: Hot Cannes Package

EXCLUSIVE: Two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is set to star with Tom Hardy in 77 Blackout, a crime thriller set on the night when the city that never sleeps lost power and plunged into chaos and lawlessness. Cary Joji Fukunaga is directing. Fresh from the Oppenheimer Best Picture Oscar, Charles Roven is producing along with Madison Weireter for Atlas Entertainment, and William Green and Aaron Ginsburg for The Cut.

Touching Trailer Revealed for Un Certain Regard’s ‘Viet and Nam’ (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - France - Vietnam - city Busan
variety.com
11.05.2024 / 10:29

Touching Trailer Revealed for Un Certain Regard’s ‘Viet and Nam’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief French sales agent Pyramide International has dropped a dark and subtle trailer for “Việt and Nam” a gay drama about two young miners who must complete a mission before fate pulls them apart. Directed by Vietnamese auteur Trương Minh Quý, the film plays at the Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard with its world premiere on May 22. Per a synopsis from lead producer Epicmedia: “Nam and Việt, both young miners, cherish fleeting moments, knowing that one of them will soon leave for a new life across the sea. But the departure cannot happen as, lying in a far-off forest is Nam’s father, a soldier, whose remains they’re compelled to find.

Columbia Pictures At 100: City Of Cannes To Fete Anniversary With Photo Exhibition Highlighting Iconic Actresses - deadline.com - Hollywood - city Columbia
deadline.com
10.05.2024 / 13:13

Columbia Pictures At 100: City Of Cannes To Fete Anniversary With Photo Exhibition Highlighting Iconic Actresses

EXCLUSIVE: To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Columbia Pictures, the municipality of Cannes will present a free photographic exhibition titled “Lighting the Way: From the Torch Lady to Leading Ladies.” The photos will be on display for the general public on Cours Félix Faure in Cannes from May 13 to June 10.

‘Noise’ Sales Resonate for Korea’s Finecut – Pre-Cannes Market Deals - variety.com - Spain - France - Brazil - Italy - Thailand - Austria - Japan - North Korea - Indonesia - Greece - Czech Republic - Berlin - Cyprus - Slovakia - Taiwan - city Sangsoo
variety.com
09.05.2024 / 09:39

‘Noise’ Sales Resonate for Korea’s Finecut – Pre-Cannes Market Deals

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Korean sales firm Finecut has inked multiple deals for horror thriller “Noise” and for “A Traveler’s Needs,” the recent Berlin prize-winner directed by Hong Sangsoo.“Noise” is a “multi-sensory and realistic horror” film that intertwines societal motifs of “floor noise” with suspenseful elements. Directed by Kim Soo-jin, the film centers around a woman with a hearing aid haunted by inexplicable sounds linked to her sister’s disappearance in her own apartment and attracting a malevolent presence.

Glen Powell, Anthony Mackie & Laura Dern Set For John Lee Hancock’s ‘Monsanto’ – Cannes - deadline.com - county Lee - county Benson - county Powell - county Hancock
deadline.com
08.05.2024 / 19:33

Glen Powell, Anthony Mackie & Laura Dern Set For John Lee Hancock’s ‘Monsanto’ – Cannes

Rocket Science and CAA Media Finance are launching foreign sales out of Cannes for the John Lee Hancock directed Monsanto starring Glen Powell, Anthony Mackie and Oscar winner Laura Dern.

‘The Traitors’ Event With Alan Cumming Set for Tonight, While NBCU Emmy FYC House Launches Next Week (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Ireland
variety.com
08.05.2024 / 17:17

‘The Traitors’ Event With Alan Cumming Set for Tonight, While NBCU Emmy FYC House Launches Next Week (EXCLUSIVE)

Lexi Carson NBCUniversal’s Emmy FYC House is set to return for its third annual pop-up activation at The Aster in Los Angeles from May 16 through May 22. Additionally, on Wednesday night, Peacock will host their official FYC event for “The Traitors,” a reality show where contestants move into a castle and compete on challenges to earn money for a prize pot.

Disney’s $1.9B DisneylandForward Plan Gets Final Approval From Anaheim City Council; Major Changes Set For Walt’s Original Park - deadline.com - California - Florida - city Anaheim - county Major
deadline.com
08.05.2024 / 03:13

Disney’s $1.9B DisneylandForward Plan Gets Final Approval From Anaheim City Council; Major Changes Set For Walt’s Original Park

The Anaheim City Council gave final approval today to DisneylandForward, the $1.9 billion, Disney’s multi-decade expansion plan for Walt’s original park. Today’s 7-0 procedural vote came after a unanimous vote approving the project in April. The zoning and other changes laid out by the plan to take effect in 30 days.

Olivia Colman and John Lithgow Lead LGBTQ Family Heartwarmer ‘Jimpa,’ Launching at Cannes Market From CAA and Protagonist - variety.com - Australia - France - New Zealand - city Amsterdam - county Bryan - Finland - county Mason - city Helsinki, Finland
variety.com
07.05.2024 / 13:17

Olivia Colman and John Lithgow Lead LGBTQ Family Heartwarmer ‘Jimpa,’ Launching at Cannes Market From CAA and Protagonist

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Olivia Colman and John Lithgow head the cast of “Jimpa,” a multi-generational family tale involving a nonbinary teenager and her mother who take a trip to see their gay grandfather. The Australia- and Europe-set film is directed by Sophie Hyde, whose most recent film was the breakout “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande.” The film is now in its third week of production in Amsterdam and will later shoot in Adelaide, Australia and Helsinki, Finland. Rights to the film are being handled by Protagonist Pictures in much of the world and by CAA Media Finance in North America, with sales kicking off at the Cannes Market next week.

Video Streaming Subscriptions Reach Record Levels in Southeast Asia, Representing Rebound – Report - variety.com - Thailand - North Korea - Indonesia - Malaysia - Singapore - Philippines
variety.com
07.05.2024 / 04:47

Video Streaming Subscriptions Reach Record Levels in Southeast Asia, Representing Rebound – Report

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief The video-on-demand streaming sector in Southeast Asia delivered record subscription numbers and subscription revenues in the first quarter of the year, according to a new study. Those trends represent recovery after a tough 2023. Data from consultancy firm Media Partners Asia and its AMPD research affiliate showed VOD usage at a barely changed 96.3 minutes in the five Southeast Asian countries studied (Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia). Total paying subscriptions reached 48.5 million, representing net additions of 652,000 quarter-on-quarter and 1.6 million year-on-year.

Popular Celebrities

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.
DMCA