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India’s Hombale Films Reveals Details Of Kantara 2 – Deadline read full article at


EXCLUSIVE: India’s Hombale Films, the studio behind mega-hits Kantara and the K.G.F. franchise, has confirmed that Kantara 2 will be a prequel that delves into the backstory of the folklore that features in the first film.  Kantara star and director Rishab Shetty is currently scripting the highly-anticipated Kannada-language feature, part …

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‘Luther’ Remake ‘Rudra’ Is Most-Watched Hindi Web Series Of 2022  – Deadline read full article at

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Disney+ Hotstar is leading the pack in Hindi-speaking India. The streamer had seven out of the top 15 most watched Hindi web series in 2022, according to a report from Mumbai-based Ormax Media, with Luther remake Rudra: The Edge Of Darkness, produced by BBC Studios India and Applause Entertainment, taking …

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Chinese Director Of ‘Sun Valley’ Was 65 – Deadline read full article at

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Chinese director, screenwriter and producer He Ping, best known internationally for his hybrid ‘Chinese Westerns’, has died aged 65. Local press reported that he died of illness in Beijing on January 10.  He Ping was well known on the international film festival circuit and was one of the first Chinese …

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‘One Piece Film Red’ Helps Drive Toei Box Office To Record US$247M – Deadline read full article at

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Japanese studio Toei announced today that its total box office revenue reached a record Yen32.56BN (US$246.6M) for the calendar year 2022, partly thanks to the strong performances of anime blockbusters One Piece Film Red and The First Slam Dunk.  The studio’s box office receipts easily beat its previous record annual …

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Kore-eda On His Netflix Series And Revamping Japan’s Film Industry  – Deadline read full article at

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Cannes Palme d’Or-winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first series for Netflix, The Makanai: Cooking For The Maiko House, is based on a best-selling manga about two young girls who move to Kyoto to start their training as ‘maiko’ or apprentice geisha.  One of them turns out to be a star maiko, …

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Hong Kong Box Office Staged Partial Recovery In Second Half Of 2022 – Deadline read full article at

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Hong Kong’s field workplace managed to stage a partial restoration within the second half of 2022, regardless of cinemas being closed for practically 4 months earlier within the 12 months, on account of US titles together with Top Gun: Maverick and Avatar: The Way Of Water and a robust line-up …

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