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Shanghai: Donnie Yen Describes Shooting Fight Scenes with Mike Tyson as a Near-Death Experience

Speaking at a Shanghai International Film Festival masterclass this week, Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen recounted how one of Mike Tyson’s hooks almost knocked him out with the force of “a…

‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu Talks Fallout From ‘Kim’s Convenience’ Remarks

Simu Liu, the titular star of Marvel’s first Asian superhero offering, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, addressed the fallout from his recent Instagram post about the cancellation of…

Cannes: Ewan McGregor to Play Famed Mountaineer George Mallory in Doug Liman’s ‘Everest’

Ewan McGregor is heading towards the stars again. The Star Wars, Trainspotting and Halston actor is set to play famed British mountaineer George Mallory in adventure thriller Everest from The Bourn…

Diverse International Cast for Big-Budget Euro Series ‘The Swarm’ (Exclusive)

The Swarm, the big-budget series based on the Frank Schätzing best-seller, has signed up a global cast of stars and up-and-comers for the eight-part environmental thriller. European actors

Stephen Chow Inks Deal to Produce Online Movies for Tencent

Beleaguered Hong Kong comedy auteur Stephen Chow has inked an online film deal with China’s Tencent Video, following his recent commitment to produce an animated Monkey King feature for Netflix

Banff Rockie Awards: HBO’s ‘I May Destroy You’ Wins Grand Jury Prize

HBO’s I May Destroy You from creator Michaela Coel has won the Grand Jury Prize at the Banff Rockie Awards, while the breakout British drama also earned the best limited series trophy. The…

Imax CEO Forecasts U.S. Box Office to “Bounce Back Very Quickly”

Universal’s F9 — the latest high octane Fast & Furious installment taking in $135.6 million in China alone and $162.4 million internationally on its opening weekend — should ignite a U.S. box…

More Streaming Titles Headed to Theaters After ‘Army of the Dead’ Cinema Run, Says Cinemark CFO

After Zack Snyder’s zombie thriller Army of the Dead debuted exclusively on cinema screens before a Netflix release, expect more streaming movie titles to play at the local multiplex. “The…

David Lightfoot, Australian Movie Producer, Dies at 61

David Lightfoot, an Australian producer behind such films as Wolf Creek, Rogue and Never Too Late, died Sunday in a hospital in Adelaide after a heart attack, his production company announced. He…

Cannes: ‘The Lobster’ Stars Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell Reunite in Todd Solondz’s ‘Love Child’

Another hot project for the upcoming Cannes virtual market has just dropped, with Cinetic Media and CAA Media Finance, together with MadRiver International, announcing Love Child, a dark comedy…

Cannes: Bille August Feature in Brilliant Pictures’ Inaugural Sales Slate

A feature directed by Bille August — the Oscar, Golden Globe and twice Palme d’Or winning Danish director behind Pelle the Conquerer and The Best Intentions — is topping the first Cannes sales…

Russia’s Wizart, China’s iQiyi Partner on Kids Animation ‘The Tales of Wonder Keepers’

Russian studio Wizart Animation is partnering with Chinese streaming giant iQIYI to co-produce kids animation series The Tales of Wonder Keepers. The show is described as a positive impact…