Filmmaker Chloe Zhao’s next project is a non-traditional take on a classic monster character.
Different Dracula: Zhao has been tapped by Universal Pictures to helm a science-fiction western spin on the popular vampire character Dracula, The Hollywood Reporter revealed.
Filmmaker Jon M. Chu has officially been chosen to direct the film adaptation of “Wicked,” the hit Broadway musical.
“Minari,” an A24 drama directed by Lee Isaac Chung, has been categorized as a foreign language film for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards in February, and social media is accusing the Hollywood Foreign Press Association of racism.
The HFPA has kept “Minari,” which won awards following screenings at the Sundance and Middleburg film festivals, from being nominated for the Best Picture categories, a similar decision faced by Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” last year.
Kim Ki-duk, a renowned filmmaker from South Korea, passed away Friday morning in Latvia due to complications from COVID-19 at 59 years old.
Man of cinema: The controversial filmmaker, who attained international fame for his arthouse films, died at a hospital in Riga, where he was being treated for the disease, Deadline reports.
Hollywood film “Monster Hunter” has been pulled from cinemas in China after a massive backlash over a pun local audiences have deemed to be racist.
The fantasy action, scheduled for a U.S. release on Christmas Day, grossed $5.19 million in its Chinese debut on Dec. 4 before most theaters stopped screening it the next day.
The 43rd Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) has officially announced its full lineup for its October event, which is being presented online for the first time by Asian CineVision.
The event: The film festival will take place online from Oct. 1-11.
Lulu Wang has slammed the announcement of Ron Howard as director of an upcoming biopic about a famed Chinese pianist.
The biographical drama, which is yet to receive a title, will focus on Lang Lang — the first Chinese pianist to perform with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic and top American orchestras, and one who has played for multiple international dignitaries, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, former Chinese President Hu Jintao, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Queen Elizabeth II.
Nearly a week after its release, Disney’s live-action “Mulan” has steadily received mixed reviews from audiences, while calls for a boycott over political reasons continue to rise on social media.
So far, two Asian actors in Hollywood appear to have thrown shade at the film, mainly over its production.
Hong Kong director Benny Chan Muk-sing, whose known works include the 1996 film “Big Bullet” and the 2004 “New Police Story” reboot, passed away on Sunday at 58 years old.
Ailing auteur: Chan has reportedly been suffering from nasopharyngeal cancer (nose cancer), reports Yahoo News.
“To All The Boys” breakout star Lana Condor is set to star in a new film from HBO Max.
The 23-year-old recently signed on to lead the cast of “Moonshot,” an upcoming sci-fi rom-com penned by Max Taxe, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee makes his directorial return with “Gemini Man”, a groundbreaking action-thriller that highlights the notion that our own worst enemy is ourselves.
The film follows assassin Henry Brogan, played by Will Smith, as he is “targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move,” Paramount Pictures notes.
“Star Wars” might have been set in a galaxy far far away but the characters who played in its fantastical settings possess very human qualities.
This was how “Star Wars” creator George Lucas intended his heroes and villains to be. That’s why each of the main characters remained relatable despite the supernatural elements that surround them.