In Day 1 of THR‘s Hong Kong Filmart Daily, the market sees a 25 percent increase in Hollywood attendees, Tsui Hark discusses his latest blockbuster in China and superproducer Nansun Shi discusses making smaller budget films.
Korea’s MBC Inks Island TV Deals
Serenity Media Group’s Christie Hsiao has signed a partnership with South Korea’s Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) network to make a TV series and stage musical of her novel Journey to Rainbow Island.
Mak’s Neon Makes Market Bow
Rigor Mortis director Juno Mak will unveil Sons of the Neon Night to buyers at Filmart. The $15 million crime thriller is produced by Mak’s Kudos Films and Hong Kong-based FC Movies, a member of the Shaw Brothers Group.