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Scots told to take care as drowning death rate 'more than double the UK average' - www.dailyrecord.co.uk - Britain - Scotland
dailyrecord.co.uk
12.06.2024 / 10:45

Scots told to take care as drowning death rate 'more than double the UK average'

Scots have been warned to be extra cautious around open water this summer as figures reveal the rate of drowning deaths is more than double the UK average. Last year, Scotland recorded 47 accidental drownings, compared to a total of 236 across the UK, according to data from the National Water Safety Forum.

Asia Streaming Analysis: U.S. Content Is Losing Ground, But Remains Important for Subscription Trends, Report - variety.com - Australia - USA - Thailand - Japan - North Korea - Indonesia - Malaysia - Singapore - Taiwan - Philippines
variety.com
12.06.2024 / 05:59

Asia Streaming Analysis: U.S. Content Is Losing Ground, But Remains Important for Subscription Trends, Report

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief U.S-produced film and TV content has maintained leadership in terms of reach among Subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) users in nine major markets in Asia-Pacific. And it remains important for acquiring and maintaining subscriptions, a new report finds. New research from consultancy firm Media Partners Asia is based on passively-collected data from 40,000 digital users amassed by its AMPD sister company.

‘Suicide Squad Isekai’ Original Anime Adaptation to Launch Across Asia - variety.com - Britain - Japan - county Pacific
variety.com
11.06.2024 / 08:45

‘Suicide Squad Isekai’ Original Anime Adaptation to Launch Across Asia

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief A ten-episode original series “Suicide Squad Isekai,” produced by Warner Bros. Japan’s Anime Production and WIT Studio, will premiere on HBO GO later this month. The show is an anime (Japanese-style animation) adaptation spawned by the DC Comics universe.

China Box Office: ‘Be My Friend’ Opens Ahead of ‘Furiosa’ and ‘Civil War’ on Dragon Boat Holiday Weekend - variety.com - China
variety.com
10.06.2024 / 06:39

China Box Office: ‘Be My Friend’ Opens Ahead of ‘Furiosa’ and ‘Civil War’ on Dragon Boat Holiday Weekend

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” enjoyed one day at the top of the mainland China box office before being deposed by a crop of local new releases that opened in time for the Dragon Boat holiday. “Civil War” performed even more slowly. China’s Friday to Sunday weekend box office saw “Be My Friend” score $8.1 million (RMB57.7 million), albeit earned over just two days.

Korea Box Office: AI Fantasy ‘Wonderland’ Takes Weekend Win as ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ Stalls on First Lap - variety.com - China - South Korea - North Korea
variety.com
10.06.2024 / 02:35

Korea Box Office: AI Fantasy ‘Wonderland’ Takes Weekend Win as ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ Stalls on First Lap

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “Bad Boys: Ride or Die,” a hit in multiple other markets worldwide, crashed on its first lap at the South Korean box office. It failed to make even $1 million in on its opening weekend. Instead, “Wonderland,” a sci-fi fantasy about Artificial Intelligence, took the top spot over the weekend.

Gainax, Japanese Anime Firm Behind ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion,’ Files for Bankruptcy - variety.com - Japan
variety.com
09.06.2024 / 09:31

Gainax, Japanese Anime Firm Behind ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion,’ Files for Bankruptcy

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Gainax, the iconic but latterly tarnished, Japanese animation producer behind anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion,” has filed for bankruptcy. It had been in operation for nearly 40 years. The company made the announcement on Friday, via its own website, and said that it had filed its petition with the courts on May 29.

Viz Media Adds One-Shots, Bite-Sized Manga and Creator Training Program (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - Japan - Tokyo
variety.com
07.06.2024 / 17:05

Viz Media Adds One-Shots, Bite-Sized Manga and Creator Training Program (EXCLUSIVE)

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Viz Media, a leading manga and anime platform, is launching One-Shots, a collection of bite-sized Japanese comic (manga) series that flow from the pens of new creators. Leading the program is former Weekly Shonen Jump editor-in-chief Sasaki Hisashi, who oversaw Japan’s prestigious Weekly Shonen Jump magazine at a time when some of the most iconic and highest-grossing creators of all were being serialized. The first four One-Shots series are: action, sci-fi series “Cinematic Certitude” by Naf; fantasy, action series “Ancient Melody,” by Jonathan Lareva; action adventure “Skin & Bone,” written by Josh Tierney and designed by Valentin Serber; and action, sci-fi “The Stranger,” by Liam Naughton.

Sheron Dayoc’s ‘The Gospel of the Beast’ Wins Narrative Feature Prize at Balinale — Global Bulletin - variety.com - Brazil - India - Indonesia - Philippines
variety.com
07.06.2024 / 13:39

Sheron Dayoc’s ‘The Gospel of the Beast’ Wins Narrative Feature Prize at Balinale — Global Bulletin

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “The Gospel of the Beast,” a film from The Philippines director Sheron Dayoc, was named the best narrative feature at the Bali International Film Festival (aka Balinale) which concludes Friday. The film features a 15-year-old boy who accidentally kills a classmate, runs away and sets up an unlikely relationship with a man he barely knows.

‘Breaking the Cycle,’ Thai Doc Charting Rise and Fall of Country’s Pro-Democracy Parties, Gets Rare Theatrical Release: ‘Our Future Has Been Lost’ - variety.com - Hollywood - Canada - Thailand - Indiana
variety.com
06.06.2024 / 14:59

‘Breaking the Cycle,’ Thai Doc Charting Rise and Fall of Country’s Pro-Democracy Parties, Gets Rare Theatrical Release: ‘Our Future Has Been Lost’

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Thailand has some of the most comfortable cinemas in the world, but a film release slate that rarely strays far from the mainstream – mostly Hollywood tentpoles and Thai commercial titles – leaving art-house and documentaries short shrift. So, the Thursday arrival in Thai cinemas of a documentary feature is a welcome exception to the rule.

‘The Watchers’: Dakota Fanning, Ishana Shyamalan and Georgina Campbell Reveal How ‘Love Island’ Helped Shape the Horror Film - variety.com - Ireland
variety.com
05.06.2024 / 22:15

‘The Watchers’: Dakota Fanning, Ishana Shyamalan and Georgina Campbell Reveal How ‘Love Island’ Helped Shape the Horror Film

Katcy Stephan “Try not to die!” When Dakota Fanning’s Mina prepares for a night out with a bird on loan from the pet shop, she gives him that warning in jest before bolting out the door. Little does she know, the sunny yellow bird will soon parrot that phrase back to her as she faces unimaginable horrors deep in the woods of Ireland. Thankfully, the real bird had a more calming presence on set.

The Traitors Season 3: Everything We Know About the Reality Series’ Cast, Release Date, and More - www.glamour.com - Scotland - USA
glamour.com
05.06.2024 / 17:45

The Traitors Season 3: Everything We Know About the Reality Series’ Cast, Release Date, and More

The Traitors season 3 was just announced in the most comforting way possible: with Alan Cumming sitting by a roaring fire, looking dapper in his yellow tartan suit as he reads off a “distinguished roster” of reality stars and other notable figures set to appear on .Who needs ASMR when you have this?The Peacock series—which is similar to the party game Mafia, in which one group of secretly appointed “traitors” must eliminate the “faithfuls” in order to win—has become a massive hit for the streaming channel, taking home an Emmy for outstanding casting for a reality program in season 1 and earning the honor of the number one unscripted series in the US during season 2’s launch week, according to Nielsen.But Traitors season 3 promises to be even more entertaining and devious, if the lineup is anything to go by. The Bachelorette’s , RuPaul’s Drag Race winner , Vanderpump Rules star , and Britney Spears’s ex are just some of the familiar faces set to travel to the Scottish Highlands, where they’ll compete in a series of missions with the hope of earning a $250,000 cash prize.Who will be the traitors? Who will be faithfuls? And what will Cumming wear? With so many questions, we had to break it all down.

‘The Traitors’ Season 3 Cast: Tom Sandoval, Dorinda Medley, ‘Boston Rob,’ & Bob The Drag Queen - theplaylist.net - city Sandoval - Boston
theplaylist.net
05.06.2024 / 14:03

‘The Traitors’ Season 3 Cast: Tom Sandoval, Dorinda Medley, ‘Boston Rob,’ & Bob The Drag Queen

After a massive streaming breakout in its second season, “The Traitors” is back in production for a third go around. Alan Cumming is back as the murderous game’s host and has recruited a whole new cast of faithfuls and potential traitors to entertain viewers and potentially win up to $250,000.

AI Film Competition Unveiled at Bucheon Fantasy Festival - variety.com - France - South Korea - Dubai - Japan - Singapore
variety.com
05.06.2024 / 06:41

AI Film Competition Unveiled at Bucheon Fantasy Festival

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Going all-in on its exploration of the role of artificial intelligence in filmmaking, South Korea’s Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) has unveiled a 15-title AI Film competition. The films will compete for jury-selected and audience awards and cash prizes of up to KRW1.5 million ($11,000).

Same-Sex Japanese Dating Reality Show ‘The Boyfriend’ Launched by Netflix - variety.com - Japan - Tokyo
variety.com
05.06.2024 / 02:01

Same-Sex Japanese Dating Reality Show ‘The Boyfriend’ Launched by Netflix

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Netflix will next month upload its first Japanese same-sex dating reality TV series, “The Boyfriend.” The show takes nine men to a beach house in order to find love. For a month, they live together and take turns working shifts at a coffee truck, forging deep friendships and learning about themselves along the way. The show will also be hosted by an eclectic mix of personalities including Megumi, Horan Chiaki, Thelma Aoyama, drag queen Durian Lollobrigida and Yoshimi Tokui.

Are Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Invited to Trooping the Colour? Details Revealed - www.justjared.com - Britain - London - county King And Queen
justjared.com
04.06.2024 / 18:29

Are Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Invited to Trooping the Colour? Details Revealed

The Royal Family always celebrates a big occasion in the month of June: the annual Trooping the Colour parade.

Sydney Film Festival Adds Eight Titles From Cannes – Global Bulletin - variety.com - Australia - state Maryland - Japan - Tokyo - county Patrick - Nepal
variety.com
03.06.2024 / 07:53

Sydney Film Festival Adds Eight Titles From Cannes – Global Bulletin

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief The imminently upcoming Sydney Film Festival has added eight titles that premiered at Cannes to its lineup. They are: Guan Hu’s “Black Dog”; Mohammad Rasoulof’s “The Seed of the Sacred Fig”; Francis Ford Coppola’s passion project “Megalopolis”; Guy Maddin, Evan and Galen Johnson’s “Rumours,” starring Australia’s Cate Blanchett; documentary “Ernest Cole: Lost and Found,” Jia Zhangke’s “Caught by the Tides”; “The Girl with the Needle”; and revenge thriller “Ghost Trail.” Due to demand, the SFF organizers have also added additional screenings of “The Substance,” the Demi Moore-starring film already set as the festival’s closing night title. The festival runs June 5-16.

China Box Office: ‘Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Earth Symphony’ Wins Opening Weekend, Ahead of ‘Garfield’ - variety.com - China - Japan - Hong Kong
variety.com
03.06.2024 / 04:59

China Box Office: ‘Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Earth Symphony’ Wins Opening Weekend, Ahead of ‘Garfield’

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Two foreign-made animation movies opened on top of the mainland China box office over the latest weekend. Japanese film, “Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Earth Symphony” landed in first place, ahead of “The Garfield Movie,” though the match-up was not like-for-like. According to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway, “Doraemon” earned $12.6 million (RMB89.5 million) over the three days from its Friday release.

Korea Box Office: ‘Furiosa’ Holds Soft Second Weekend Lead Over ‘The Plot’ - variety.com - USA - South Korea - Japan - North Korea - Hong Kong
variety.com
03.06.2024 / 02:01

Korea Box Office: ‘Furiosa’ Holds Soft Second Weekend Lead Over ‘The Plot’

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” maintained a narrow win at the South Korea weekend box office in its second week of release. The highest new release was local crime drama “The Plot.” Total weekend revenues in Korean cinemas were a modest $8.91 million. That figure keeps a post-COVID recovery on course, but progress is slow and incomplete.

World Premieres, Chinese Titles Dominate Shanghai Film Festival Selection - variety.com - France - China - Italy - Vietnam - Berlin - city Shanghai
variety.com
30.05.2024 / 10:19

World Premieres, Chinese Titles Dominate Shanghai Film Festival Selection

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief The Shanghai International Film Festival has unveiled a selection that is weighted heavily to world premieres and Chinese, local titles. That gives the festival showcase screenings for the newest works by established Chinese directors Gu Changwei (“Peacock, “Till Death Do Us Part”), Wei Shujun (“Only the River Flows,” “Striding Into the Wind”) and Guan Hu (“Old Fish”). Guan was rewarded in Cannes only last week for his Un Certain Regard-winning picture “Black Dog,” but will unveil his next effort “The Hedgehog in Shanghai’s main competition.

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